If you are interested in learning more about the adoption process and speaking with a trained adoption specialist, please visit www.adoptwashingtonkids.org for more information.
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With an “Eye to the Future” the United Blind of Whatcom County will provide financial support to selected blind and visually impaired Washington residents attending institutions of higher learning. The scholarship program supports the candidates’ personal growth and realization of educational goals by increasing the visibility of blind and visually impaired students on campuses. The UBWC scholarship promotes the development of future leaders of Washington State communities of Blind individuals.
The eligibility requirements are: The applicant must be legally blind in both eyes. Legal blindness is defined as an individual who has a visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the corrected eye and/or 20 degrees or less visual field in the corrected eye.
1. The applicant must be enrolled or have been accepted to enroll in an accredited vocational school, college or university located in the Northwest.
2. The applicant must be a resident of Washington State, who has physically resided in the State of Washington for a period of twelve (12) consecutive months at the time of application.
3. All legally blind persons admitted to academic and vocational training programs for the 2014-2015 academic year, are encouraged to apply. Before receiving a scholarship, recipients must provide proof of registration for the Fall Quarter or semester.
All applications must be received by August 31, 2014. All application fields must be completed and supporting documents must be submitted in order for an application to be considered. . If not applicable, insert “NA” in each blank that does not apply to you. Applicants are responsible for submitting complete application packets to UBWC, PO Box 4124, Bellingham, WA 98227. Each application will be considered by a committee comprised of members of the United Blind of Whatcom County. Scholarship committee members will conduct recorded telephone interviews with candidates during August and September 2014. All applicants will be advised of the results by September 30, 2014.
Scholarships will be presented on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the monthly UBWC meeting at 1212 Indian Street, in Bellingham, Washington. Recipients must attend the UBWC meeting to receive their awards.
To request an application packet, please write or call:
Gloria Riley, UBWC Scholarship Committee Chair
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Anacortes Farmers Market: Every Saturday through October, 9am-2pm, Depot Arts Center, 611 R Avenue in Anacortes.
Bellingham Farmers Market: Every Saturday through December 20th, 10am-3pm, Depot Market Square, 1000 Railroad Avenue in Bellingham.
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Ferndale Public Market: Every Saturday through the summer, 10am-3pm, Centennial River Walk, 5667 First Avenue in Ferndale.
Mount Vernon Farmers Market: Every Saturday through October 18th, 9am-2pm, corner of Cleveland and Snoqualmie in Mount Vernon.
Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market: Every Wednesday, 3pm-7pm, Hammer Heritage Park, corner of Ferry and Metcalf Streets in Sedro-Woolley.
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