Posts Tagged ‘Carroll Center for the Blind’

The Carroll Center for the Blind names Michael Festa as new President

Newton, Massachusetts — Michael E. Festa of Melrose has been selected as the next President of the Carroll Center for the Blind, a major provider of rehabilitation and educational services in the New England area. Festa succeeds Rachel Rosenbaum, who has been the Carroll Center’s chief executive officer since 1976, and a national influence on services for blind persons…. READ PRESS RELEASE

Regatta for blind tests sailors’ feel for the sport

By Colneth Smiley Jr., Boston Globe, July 8, 2009 — Nina Kagan, who is blind, controlled the tiller yesterday in one of three boats competing in the race sponsored in Boston Harbor by the Carroll Center for the Blind …. READ STORY

Blind, but they can still sea

By Colneth Smiley Jr., Boston Herald, July 8, 2009 — Sponsored by the Carroll Center for the Blind’s SailBlind program, the challenge, which kicks off Sail Boston 2009, teaches blind and visually impaired…. READ STORY