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Grand Opening Celebration: Guiding Eyes for the Blind Columbus Puppy Program

Guiding Eyes for the Blind, one of the world’s foremost nonprofit guide dog schools, will officially open its Columbus puppy program.

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6-8 p.m.

Union Baptist Church, 50 West Lane Ave.

Ohio State University Guiding Eyes volunteers and puppies will welcome Nolan Crabb, director of assistive technologies in the office of ADA Coordination at Ohio State and his guide dog, Carl, to discuss the impact that guide dogs have had on his life.

Welcome: 6-7 p.m.

Puppy Training Class: 7-8 p.m.

The Columbus Region opening is the result of the success of more than 50 members of the Guiding Eyes student club at Ohio State and more than 15 years of success in Guiding Eyes’ Cleveland regions, which have raised more than 400 guide dog puppies.

This event is free and open to the public.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is an internationally accredited nonprofit guide dog school founded in 1954. Since its inception, Guiding Eyes has grown to be one of the foremost guide dog schools in the world, known for its cutting-edge training programs, commitment to excellence, and dedication to its elite and superbly trained guide dogs.

The College of Arts and Sciences is the academic heart of Ohio State and a recognized leader in teaching and learning, research and creative activity, and outreach and engagement. We offer unmatched breadth and excellence in the visual and performing arts, humanities, and behavioral, mathematical, natural and social sciences.

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