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Do you like reading? Why not join our book club?

Stroke Association and Kent Association for the Blind are working in partnership giving you the opportunity to continue enjoying reading in a friendly and sociable environment.

The group meets once a month at Stroke Association, 29 Hollingworth Court, Turkey Mill, Ashford Road, Maidstone, ME14 5PP. For more information, contact Kirsten at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01622 351963.


 

Date: 31st August
Time: 7.45pm for an 8pm start
Where: Horton Kirby and South Darenth Village Hall
Details: Teams of up to 7; entry £4 per person. Proceeds from the evening's event will be donated to KAB.
Contact: To book your table or for more information, please contact David on 01322 863205

We are really excited to have three golf days planned for 2018. These are always great fun and we would love for you to join us!

  • High Elms - 27th July
  • Bearsted - 8th August
  • Faversham - 21st September

For more information, or to book your team, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01622 691357


 

Date: Thursday 4th October 2018

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Where is it: KAB Sight Centre, 72 College Road, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6SJ

In partnership with Thomas Pocklington Trust, Visualise Training and Consultancy and Orbita Black, this training course titled "Seeing Beyond the Eyes" has been designed for Dispensing Opticians and Optometrists. The course empowers optical professionals with the knowledge to know the correct way to support and communicate effectively with patients with a visual impairment, to ensure the optical professionals know the range of services and professionals within the sight loss sector and the correct referral pathways. Click here to book your free place.


Date: Wednesday 10 October 2018

Time: 10am to 3pm

Where is it: Maidstone Leisure Centre, Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent ME15 7RN

This is a free event designed for people with sight or hearing loss. It's an exciting exhibition showcasing services, new technologies and equipment from more than 30 exhibitors. KAB staff will also be on hand to provide support, advice and guidance. The venue has a cafe serving food and drinks. Pay and display parking is also available onsite. The event is free to attend and no booking is neccessary. If you would like to find out more, contact Pat Weeden on 01622 691357 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


 

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Over the summer we are inviting people to get together with friends, family and colleagues and host a tea party to help raise money for KAB. This is a great way to raise awareness of sight loss and the importance of good eye health. For more information or to order a personalised tea party pack, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01622 691357

 

 

 


 

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