A Positive Approach

by Sue Dishart I love to read.  I just finished Jon Gordon’s international bestseller, The Energy Bus.   The book reveals ten secrets for approaching life with the kind of thinking that leads to true accomplishment – at work and at home.  Gordon talks about clear visions, positive energy and surrounding yourself with inspiring people.  And… Continue reading A Positive Approach

A Day in the Life: Ann Chiappetta

Ann Chiappetta is a mom, wife and therapist from New York.  She typically travels through life at a high rate of speed, always accompanied by Guiding Eyes dog Verona.  This post is an excerpt from Ann’s own blog – http://www.thought-wheel.com/ Teamwork This entry continues exploring the question, what do our  dog guides actually do for… Continue reading A Day in the Life: Ann Chiappetta

October/November 2012 Graduating Class

  Thank you to our November graduation sponsor – Dr. Mayda Arias. “Congratulations to all the graduates. I wish for all of you many years of happiness and success with your guide dogs.” Meet our Graduates: Thomas & JJ Susan & Liza Cindy & Gardenia Kenn & Johnny Richard & Cameron Kimberly & Marli William… Continue reading October/November 2012 Graduating Class

Volunteerism: Why do we do it?

Guiding Eyes for the Blind has more than 1,400 active volunteers.  These incredible people support our mission in a multitude of ways, and we would simply be unable to provide our services without their hard work. Studies show that people volunteer for a number of reasons.  These include: Values: an opportunity to express altruism and… Continue reading Volunteerism: Why do we do it?

Hurricane Sandy Update

Regrettably, the graduation ceremony scheduled for this Saturday, November 3rd has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. The IFT scheduled for Monday, November 5th will go ahead as planned.  If anything changes, we will post updates to our website and social media pages immediately. Guiding Eyes continues to experience power outages at both the… Continue reading Hurricane Sandy Update