50th Anniversary
Back to School 

The first day of school is always a time of anticipation and excitement. At Bright Visions Early Childhood Center, students and staff were happy to be back on campus.
Natalie is reviewing her daily calendar schedule and happy to learn its time for snack.  
The first thing Amaris wanted to do was settle into a comfy bean bag chair with one of her favorite books. 
Joy and Samantha enjoy playing together with their teacher Ms. Jenny. 



Learning Link
Starting Oct. 7 at 
Bright Visions Early Childhood Center
Mondays and Wednesdays
Open 9:00am - 12:30pm 
Ages birth - 5

Learning Link is an interactive classroom where parents and their children can come to play and learn together.  Click here for more information. 

Questions - contact Rebecca Harrison  at 714.573.8888 x 4122 or

New Volunteer Coordinator - Carrie Smith

Carrie Smith, Speech Assistant has taken on an additional role - Volunteer Coordinator. Carries brings her many years of experience in the classroom, in addition to her effervescent smile, to recruiting and leading volunteers for our Center.  

A monthly need is cleaning our classrooms. This is a project for families or youth groups.  

IMMEDIATE NEED - We need a volunteer group for one Saturday in October. For more information, contact Carrie at 714.573.8888 x 4112 or

Clinic in the Park
Dedicated to family health and well-being.

Sunday, October 13
10am - 2pm
Orange County Great Park Farmers Market

Blind Children's Learning Center will be one of many health-related professional organizations participating in Clinic in the Park which provides free: health education, developmental screenings and referrals to community services.  

Clinic in the Park is sponsored by OneOC and is the second Sunday of every month from 10am to 2pm at the Orange County Great Park Farmers Market in Irvine.  

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In This Issue
Back to School
Learning Link
New Volunteer Coordinator
Clinic in the Park
Fall Golf Classic
Z'Tejas Chile Fest
Festival of Children
10th Annual Destination - Independence 5K Walk
It's Fore the Kids  
Fall Golf Classic 
Monday, November 4, 2013

24700 Club House Drive
Laguna Niguel, CA  92677
El Niguel
Join us for 18 holes of golf on a Championship golf course.

Not a golfer, but enjoy wine and cheese? Join us in the evening for a Blindfold Spanish Wine and Cheese Tasting.  
Tickets: $60 per person (included in golf registration)
Live Flamenco music performed by Miguel Emilio Balmaceda. 

Click here for registration and schedule information.  

To learn about sponsorship opportunities,  click here.

Z'Tejas Chile Fest
Support Blind Children's Learning Center
by dining at Z'Tejas Southern Grille
September 3 - 16, 2013
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Now through September 16, one dollar from every entree ordered off the special Chile Fest menu will benefit the Center.
To kick-off Z 'Tejas Chile Fest, Executive Chef Daniel Stevens invited our children to Z 'Tejas' to touch, smell and taste the fresh ingredients he uses for the special Chile Fest dishes he prepares.  
Chef Daniel is giving Ivan a pepper to touch and smell. 
Festival of Children
September 14-15 
at South Coast Plaza
Founded in 2002 by Sandy Segerstrom Daniels, Festival of Children Foundation's mission is to improve the lives of children by strengthening the charities that serve them.
We are honored to be invited to participate and have the opportunity to share with hundreds of shoppers about our Center. 
Volunteers Michelle and Olivia Perozzi greeted shoppers on Opening Day.

Save the Date - 

It's a Celebration Year

10th Anniversary Walk Logo
Saturday, May 17, 2014 
Blind Children's Learning Center / 18542-B Vanderlip Avenue / Santa Ana, California 92705