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Peggy and Evelyn and a friend talk at Lincoln Memorial Gardens

In the Community!

ECVI is involved in Central Illinois with local program, initiatives, fundraisers and more! Check out all we are doing for people with visual impairments.

Picture of the Capitol Area Career Students and Doug standing in front of the bike shed they built.

CACC Students building ECVI shed!

Thanks to the Capital Area Career Students who are building the shed that will house our tandem bikes!

Group photo of ECVI Students, Sandy Begue, Carole Vetter and volunteer Lucia Hill accepting a check for $500.

Elks Lodge raising money for ECVI

Thanks to the Elk Lodge for raising $500 for students and programs at ECVI!

Ann and Carol at Lincoln Memorial Gardens

Ibeacons at Lincoln Gardens!

Lincoln Gardens is now an amazing experience for the visually impaired with ibeacons provided by Sensible Innovations! Thank you to the Community Foundation for the grant to fund this important project.

Dr. Bhandari and staff post for a picture at ECVI

Dr. Bhandari and staff visit ECVI

Thanks to Dr. Bhandari and his staff for visiting ECVI and gathering data for their 2 research studies!

Picture of Charley the Chinchilla who looks like part rabbit and part squirrel.

ECVI students visit Henson Robinson Zoo

ECVI students recently visited Henson Robinson Zoo to meet Charley the Chinchilla, feel river otter skin and learn, feel and experience the Zoo!

Representative Mike Coffee, Elizabeth Denniss, Jack Schoonover and Peggy Dyson meeting in the Board Room.

Representative Mike Coffee visits!

It was great to see State Representative Mike Coffee visit ECVI! Thanks Mike for taking the time to learn all about ECVI and our important programs.

Evelyn Brandt Thomas and Jack Schoonover fist bump during her 99th Birthday Celebration in August of 2022.

Evelyn's 99th birthday bash!

Thanks to everyone who came out to Evelyn's 99th birthday bash and helped raise funds for students and programs at ECVI!

Evelyn Brandt Thomas and Peggy Dyson holding a large check in the amount of $5,750.

The  King's Daughters Organization awards a grant for ECVI

Thank you to the King's Daughters Organization to fund our Wellness Mondays program for Seniors in Sangamon County.

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