Blinded Veterans of the Heartland Mid Year Meeting Announcement

We cordially invite all visually impaired Veterans in Kansas and Missouri interested in furthering the mission of the Heartland Regional Group of the Blinded Veterans Association to join us and Envision for the Heartland mid year meeting. Continuing our efforts to bring the Blinded Veterans Association to you, Envision in Wichita assembled a wonderful itinerary to demonstrate how blinded Veterans assist each other. The meeting will occur on the Envision campus, and lunch will be provided to all. The agenda includes:

Friday, October 14

  • 10:00 to 10:15 – opening ceremonies
  • 10:15 to 11:15 – Low Vision Services, by Dr. Donald C. Fletcher MD of the EVRC Clinic
  • 11:15 to 12:00 – Wichita VAMC Visual Impairment Services Team Update, by Bob Hamilton of the Robert J. Dole VAMC
  • 12:15 to 1:30 – Box Lunch, provided by Envision for those who RSVP
  • 1:30 to 2:30 – Talking Books of Kansas Presentation, by Dana Carter of the NLS Talking Books Program for Kansas
  • 2:30 to 3:00 – open discussion
  • 3:00 to 4:00 – Heartland Regional Group business meeting and closing ceremonies

The mid year will occur on the Envision campus in Wichita, Kansas. The address is:

  • Envision

  • 610 N. Main Street

    Wichita KS 67203


RSVP Instructions

We request you RSVP by October 10 if you wish to attend. To RSVP, contact the Heartland Regional Group’s Secretary, Paul, at (816) 266-1773 or

The Heartland Regional Group extends our heartfelt salute to Envision and Sandy Alexander for pulling this meeting together and underwriting all expenses for the event. Only through these types of partnerships are we able to ensure all visually impaired and blinded Veterans in Kansas and Missouri possess the necessary information, resources, and services to obtain the highest quality of life.