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White Cane Walk & Awareness Day

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(KTVI) - Denny Huff, with the Missouri Council of the Blind, stopped by to talk about why it’s important to understand what a white cane means when you see one.

Tim got to try out the obstacle course and see what it’s like.

The St. Charles County Council of the Blind (SCCCB) is hosting a White Cane Walk and Awareness Day on Sunday, October 14, 2012 from noon to 4 pm.  This family friendly event is in observance of October 15 National White Cane Day.  There will be booths, music, guide dog demonstrations, and the White Cane Walk, and Obstacle Course.

Sighted people can experience walking with a white cane (blindfolded if they wish)through the walk and/or obstacle course.  The public will also be able to perform certain everyday tasks while blindfolded like placing toothpaste on a toothbrush.

White Cane Walk and Awareness Day
Harvester Lion's Club
St. Charles, MO
Sunday, October 14, 2012
12:00pm to 4:00pm