White Cane events set for Friday, Saturday

By NEMS Daily Journal

People with visual impairment and the teachers who help them can take advantage of free programs Friday and Saturday in Tupelo.
The North Mississippi Lions Club and the Iuka Lions Club have partnered to offer training and awareness events.
On Friday, a teacher’s inservice and introductory orientation and mobility skills for the visually impaired will be offered starting at 8 a.m. at Lift Inc. on McCullough Boulevard. The event also will include exhibitors and visual screening and assessment.
On Saturday, White Cane Safety Day will start at 9 a.m. at Hanna House adult day care on Franklin Street in Tupelo and will include the Lions Club White Cane Award Luncheon.
For more information, call Jesse Smith at (205) 617-2480.