Volunteer Spotlight: Marilynn Kramer

Marilynn Kramer is a Monday afternoon regular at the MindsEye studio. After saying “hello” in passing week after week, MindsEye Development and Communications Coordinator Laura Foughty finally got to sit down with Marilynn at Kruta Bakery in Collinsville for coffee, donuts, and a chat! Laura: How long have you been volunteering with MindsEye, and how…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Marilynn Kramer

Former Volunteer Spotlight- Emma Barton

Stephanie, the daughter of former volunteer Emma Barton, recently reached out on Facebook to share photos and memories of her mother’s time as a volunteer. We’re so happy to share these lovely remembrances in Stephanie’s own words: “My mom, Emma Barton, was a longtime volunteer for MindsEye when we knew it as Radio Information Service….

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Former Volunteer Spotlight- Emma Barton

SLU Ophthalmology and Gateway Archers “Play Ball”

On Saturday, October 9th, MindsEye’s own Gateway Archers BeepBall team came together with members of the St. Louis University Ophthalmology department for a great afternoon of BeepBall! The SLU group was spearheaded by Dr. Thomas Porter, a SLUCare physician specializing in Optometry and Low Vision. Dr. Porter is a former MindsEye Board Member. He is…

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SLU Ophthalmology and Gateway Archers “Play Ball”

MindsEye Extends Services to Springfield, IL

MindsEye Takes on Springfield, Illinois Radio Information Service Station  The Belleville-based nonprofit has run a similar broadcast in Metro St. Louis since 1973 St. Louis, MO, October 1st, 2021— On October 18th, MindsEye will take up the Springfield Radio Information Service (RIS) broadcast, which provides current print information to area citizens who are blind, low vision, or print-impaired. The service…

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MindsEye Extends Services to Springfield, IL

Volunteer Spotlight – Janet, Ella, and Gini

Summers are fun at the MindsEye Studio, as we welcome student volunteers earning service hours. Sometimes we get a whole family of volunteers like this month’s spotlighters! Janet is a long-time volunteer who introduced her granddaughter Ella and great-niece Gini to MindsEye this summer. Development and Communications Coordinator Laura Foughty got to sit down with…

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Volunteer Spotlight – Janet, Ella, and Gini

Ear To Ear With John Wolbers, Metro Theater Company Producing Associate

Last week MindsEye Development and Communications Coordinator Laura Foughty had a chance to chat by phone with John Wolbers, Producing Associate at Metro Theater Company. They discussed Metro’s upcoming production, Digging Up Dessa, which will be Audio Described by MindsEye on October 23rd. They also covered Metro’s robust programming response to the pandemic, the history…

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Ear To Ear With John Wolbers, Metro Theater Company Producing Associate

Gateway Archers 2021 World Series Wrap-Up

At the end of July, the Gateway Archers took to the road to attend the BeepBall World Series in Wichita, Kansas. Amidst the heat and humidity that joined in on the festivities, the Archers proved that they are not a team to be taken lightly! After starting in 17th place, the Archers went 5-4 and…

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Gateway Archers 2021 World Series Wrap-Up