[Nfbnet-members-list] NFBCO Workshops week 6

Jessica Beecham jbbeecham at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 06:06:27 UTC 2020

Hello Everyone!

The NFBCO team is excited to offer another week 
of exciting Zoom content! Join us Monday-Friday 
at 5PM mountain time for a little education and some virtual socialization!

Monday, April 20 5PM Mountain

My Blindness Monday

Meet Maureen and hear her story. Blindness and a 
rare genetic disorder have not stopped Maureen 
from being a fantastic mother, finishing her degree, and serving blind people.

Tuesday , April 21 5PM Mountain

Make your own hand Sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and sugar scrub

Gather your ingredients and make your own hand 
sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and sugar scrub 
along with us. Here is what you will need:

Hand sanitizer

3 Parts isopropyl alcohol (you can substitute 140 proof Everclear)
1 Part aloe Vera gel
Essential oil as desired (tea tree, eucalyptus, 
or lavender have antibacterial properties)
Container for storage


Mix 3 parts isopropyl alcohol to 1 part aloe vera 
gel.  Add Tea tree oil or other essential oil, if desired.

Disinfectant Spray


12 fluid ounces of isopropyl alcohol
2 teaspoons of glycerol or glycerin, for moister
1 tablespoon hydrogen peroxide
3 oz. distilled water (substitute boiled and cooled water)
Few drops of essential oil
Pro tip: consider using oil other than lavender 
so that your disinfectant spray stands out :)
Spray bottle


Add all to spray bottle.

Disinfectant wipes
1 roll paper towel,
1 tablespoon bleach

If you do not want to use bleach, use a different 
disinfectant cleaner, such as Mr. Clean, 
Pine-sol, Lysol, but make sure it is a 
disinfectant.  Vinegar and baking soda are not disinfectants.

2 Cups water
Serrated edge kitchen knife


cut paper towels in half with serrated edge kitchen knife.

Mix 1 tablespoon bleach  to 2 cups water

Place each side of paper towel roll into a air 
tight container.  If you are using a tall 
container, it can be used as a dispenser.  If 
flat container, make sure lid is sealed after each use.

Pull out cardboard center and discard.

Pour water solution over  the paper towels and leave to absorb.

Sugar scrub

1/2 granulated sugar
1/2 Cup coconut oil
10-12 drops essential oil if your choice
(Peppermint, lemon, orange, lavender, or any of your choice
Some oil blends are
Grapefruit and peppermint
Rose and vanilla
Peach and ginger
Be creative with oils
8 oz jar with lid

Melt coconut oil to blend better
Mix all ingredients.

Wednesday, March 22 5PM Mountain

Workout Wednesday

Join us for a quick seven minute body weight only 
workout. We will learn the moves, do the workout, 
and discuss ways modify this workout for your 
fitness level. This workout is great for all 
fitness levels. Wear comfy clothes and bring your water.

Thursday, April 23, 5PM Mountain

Travel Thursday

Are you a parent of a blind child teaching your 
kiddo to use a cane. Maybe you are blind or low 
vision and need to learn some basic cane travel 
technique. Whether you are a beginner or a well 
versed traveler with advice to share,  join NOMC 
and long time cane travel instructor David 
Nietfeld as he introduces  audio travel lessons and shares his expertise.

Friday,  April 24 5PM Mountain

Philosophy Friday

Join  Us as we put our philosophy to the test 
with some stimulating and thought provoking 
questions. Would you ever let a blind person take 
care of your newborn? Would you use a blind 
person for home repairs? How about electrical 
work? Would you let a blind hair dresser cut or 
color your hair? We will consider these questions 
and more. Come prepared to participate.

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