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Using Ears to Find Easter Eggs

What:              Visually impaired children and their families will fill their Easter baskets with “beeping” Easter eggs during a special Easter egg hunt at the Washington State School for the Blind in Vancouver on Thursday, March 25.  The unique eggs, provided by Qwest Pioneers’ Oregon Chapter, are engineered with electronic circuit boards, batteries and telephone speakers to emit distinctive beeping sounds.  As a result, visually impaired children can use their hearing to find the eggs and share in the joy and sense of accomplishment of a successful Easter egg hunt. 


Where:            Washington State School for the Blind

                        2214 East 13th St.

                  &am;  Vancouver, WA                      


When:             Thursday, March 25, 2010

                        4 p.m. – 5 p.m. 


Visuals:           – Visually impaired children hunting for Easter eggs/prizes w/family

–        “Beeping” E:p>

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