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Customer Service Awards

V.I.P. awards workers for their exceptional customer services in dealing with people with disabilities.

V.I.P. Events

Photos from the numerous V.I.P.-sponsored events and speaking engagements

Special Education Class Treated to Special Field Trip

V.I.P. sponsored a field trip for Special Education students at Selma Middle and Selma High Schools. V.I.P. paid for a bus, meals and tickets for the 32 students to attend the Hank Williams and Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery on Feb. 4, 2010.

"Don't You Ever Get Tired of Hurting Me" Anti-Bullying Message

Kids at Bruce Craig Elementary School receive the anti-bullying presentation: "Don't You Ever Get Tired of Hurting Me".

Cedar Park students treated to special field trip to WSFA-TV

The kids at Cedar Park School in Selma were recently treated to a visit at WSFA TV 12 in Montgomery, Alabama. The trip was sponsored by the V.I.P. Organization Inc. of Selma and the Black Belt Community Foundation.

They got to see the behind the scenes action of how WSFA produces its newscasts. They saw everything from the weather center to the newsroom and everything in between.

After visiting the TV station they toured through Alabama State University's campus, then it was time for lunch at McDonalds were they were treated to lunch by a friendly staff and was given the opportunity to play on the play ground in the Zelda Road location.

The kids then went on a tour of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival to learn about how plays are produced and how the actors and actresses do what they do behind the curtain. The kids learned about the costumes and how the makeup artists apply the makeup on the actors and actresses.

The event was an educational one and taught the kids about a whole lot of different jobs and how people from all walks of life have to work together for a common goal of getting the job done.

Low Vision Conference and Assistive Technology Expo

The VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE Organization of Selma, Ala. sponsored a low vision conference and assistive technology expo and a eye screening for glaucoma on Jan. 18, 2012. The purpose of the event was to bring vendors and low vision professionals and consumers together to teach the visually impaired of the Black Belt how to live with vision loss by using assistive technology.

Special Needs Kids Visit Auburn University

Auburn University rolled out the red carpet for special needs kids in Selma during a recent visit sponsored by Visually Impaired People, Inc.

Low Vision Awareness Day 2015

Thank you to all the volunteers and participants at Low Vision Awareness Day 2015 in Selma, Alabama.