Low Vision Support Group to meet

VALPARAISO — The Valparaiso Low Vision Support Group Inc. has announced its upcoming meetings:

• July 9 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Banta Senior Center, 605 Beach St., Valparaiso. Speaker/Topic: Delivery services. RSVP to Julia Young at (219) 462-4340.

• July 23 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Celebration Room, First Floor, Pines Village Retirement Communities, 3303 Pines Village Circle, Valparaiso (building behind Aperion Health Care Center, 3301 N. Calumet).

We welcome all persons at our meetings, whether or not they have low vision. Within Porter County and during daylight hours, call the Porter County Aging & Community Services bus at (219) 462-4302 for a free door-to-door ride for the legally blind, or 50 cents each way for seniors, $1 each way for others. Phone a week or two ahead.


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