The NRCB celebrated the International day of the white cane (15th October) by conducting a Day of the open doors. The Center was visited by the Minister of labor and social affairs Bisser Petkov, the Executive director of “Social assistance” Agency Rumyana Petkova, the GERB candidate for mayor of Plovdiv Zdravko Dimitrov, the mayor of “Eastern” District Nikolay Chunchukov, the chairman of the Union of the Blind Vassil Dolapchiev, journalists from different national and local medias.
The visitors were introduced to the history, structure, activity and offered services by the NRCB and took a tour round the cabinets, studies, they met different clients and students of the Center. They visited and observed classes in Cooking, Visual rehabilitation, Everyday skills, Orientation and mobility, Art-therapy, vocational training in Massage, sports activities, diagnosis of children’s eyesight with a modern apparatus, Braille literacy and printing. They met visually impaired artists, painters, sportsmen, children and adults, they listened to their problems and committed with support and assistance to their and the Center’s cause.