Monday, 8 June 2015

Christine Edmead, the Administration and Information Officer (Weekly update)

Yes, it's my turn for the blog entry!
I'm Christine Edmead and I’m the Administration and Information Officer at ELVis.


In this blog I will let you know, what the ELVis team have been up to during this week and inform you of some forth coming events.


We had a new addition to the ELVis Team, who started with us on 2nd June.  So let us welcome Richard Hart! Richard will be working with us, as an intern on work experience for 6 months.

Also on the 2nd of June there was a Local Societies meeting and a SITs meeting.  There was a presentation from the RNIB, from the Online today team, the course is to encourage Vision Impaired people to use their smart phones, tablets and iPads. It was very interesting.


As mentioned by Masuma in her blog a couple of weeks ago regarding the Vision Impairment Awareness Training, the leaflet is now available to download from our website.

Various meetings have taken place this week at the hub:-

  • With Infosound
  • Services Leadership Team
  • Hackney VSG
  • Redbridge CCG
  • ActivEyes Breakfast Club


Forthcoming events:-

The Hackney Group will be meeting on Monday 8th June.

Tower Hamlets Vision Strategy Group in association with East London Vision, Consultation will be taking place on Thursday 11th June.

Be sure to put the following event in your diary, Sight and Information Day, (SID) When:

On Thursday 23rd July from 10am till 4 pm.


The Epicentre, 41 West Street, Leytonstone, E11 4LJ.


Please feel free to check out our information on our Website, Facebook and Twitter, where we share information giving updates of our work and on events that are happening across East London.





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