News from national industries for the blind A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jan 27, 2014, 10:15 ET

National Industries for the Blind Officially Designated as Administrator for New York State Preferred Source Program for People Who are Blind

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) and its New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB) officially designated...

Apr 25, 2013, 14:43 ET
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New York State Preferred Source Program for People Who Are Blind Names New Executive Director

New York State Preferred Source Program (NYSPSP) for People Who Are Blind, an initiative that creates and sustains employment for New Yorkers who...

Apr 02, 2013, 10:07 ET
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National Industries for the Blind Ranks Among Top 50 Best Nonprofits to Work for in the Nation

 National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation's largest employment resource for people who are blind or visually impaired, was named...

Mar 19, 2013, 09:40 ET
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National Industries for the Blind Marks 75 Years of Creating Employment Opportunities for People Who are Blind

New Survey Reveals More Education Needed to Reduce High Unemployment Among People Who Are Blind This year marks the 75th anniversary...

Dec 04, 2012, 11:47 ET

New York State Office of Children and Family Services Designates New Administrator for New York State Preferred Source Program for People Who are Blind

National Industries for the Blind Assumes Role Effective December 1, 2012  The New York State Office of Children and Family Services and...

Nov 26, 2012, 14:39 ET

National Industries for the Blind Named Best Place to Work in Virginia for Second Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation's leading employment resource for people who are blind or...

Sep 21, 2012, 11:08 ET
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National Industries for the Blind Returns as Title Sponsor of National Half Marathon Championship for Visually Impaired

Premier Race to Kick Off the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon National Industries for the Blind (NIB) announced today that it will host...

Aug 13, 2012, 12:37 ET

National Industries for the Blind Launches First Annual Grassroots Forum "Building Relationships at Home!"

Nationwide, coordinated effort will raise awareness of local capabilities with Members of Congress.  Today, National Industries for the...

Jul 23, 2012, 09:50 ET

National Industries for the Blind to Ensure Accessibility of Buildium's Property Management Software

Partnership is NIB's first commercial Section 508 Assurance Service contract  National Industries for the Blind (NIB) secured its first...

Dec 01, 2011, 09:00 ET

National Industries for the Blind Named One of 2012 Best Places to Work by Virginia Business

National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation's leading employment resource for people who are blind, was named one of the 2012 Best Places...

Jun 06, 2011, 12:20 ET

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Hosts 52nd Annual Camp Lighthouse

Camp to accommodate children ages 6-12 Monday, June 27, will be the first day of Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind's (CLB) Camp Lighthouse for...

Apr 14, 2011, 16:03 ET

Lions Industries for the Blind Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Local nonprofit provides employment opportunities to people who are blind while delivering high-quality products to federal, military and...

Apr 07, 2011, 12:39 ET

Lions Industries for the Blind to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Local nonprofit to host Mayor of Kinston, national and local leaders for open house and community event Lions Industries for the Blind, Inc....

Feb 07, 2011, 10:33 ET

Paperclips Base Supply Store Salutes MacDill AFB for 10 Years of Support at Special Customer Event February 8

Employees Are Proud to Provide Quality Service and Mission Support Employees of the "Paperclips" Base Supply Center (BSC) store, 33 percent of...

Dec 16, 2010, 12:15 ET

National Industries for the Blind Calls for Increased Internet Accessibility at Department of Justice Public Hearing

Today, National Industries for the Blind (NIB) called for websites and information services to become more accessible to people who are blind,...

Nov 29, 2010, 12:01 ET

Raleigh Call Center Provides Jobs for People Who are Blind, Helps Small Businesses

RLCB (formerly Raleigh Lions Clinic for the Blind) is celebrating the opening of a new call center facility that is providing employment for people...

Oct 20, 2010, 16:06 ET

1 Store Solutions Base Supply Center Holds Anniversary Event

Travis Air Force Base AbilityOne store proud to serve community and America's military. For the past 12 years, the employees at 1 Store Solutions...

Oct 14, 2010, 16:18 ET

Rep. Bob Etheridge Celebrates 15th Anniversary of AbilityOne Base Supply Centers at Ft. Bragg Event

Fort Bragg is flagship location of successful 140 store program Today, blind and sighted employees, and officials including U.S. Representative...

Oct 08, 2010, 10:40 ET

National Industries for the Blind Honors Leading Human Resources Advocate

National Industries for the Blind (NIB) will honor Brenda D. Gumbs, vice president, human resources for Perfetti Van Melle, as the 2010 R. B. Irwin...

Oct 08, 2010, 10:30 ET

National Industries for the Blind Announces Winner of Samuelson Career Achievement Award

National Industries for the Blind (NIB) will honor Kenneth Fountain, Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, as the 2010 Milton J. Samuelson Career...