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EYE RUN Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for the third annual EYE RUN, an eye health education event hosted by Christian Record Services for the Blind.

Register today!  

  • Event volunteer
  • Walk or run the miler
  • Walk or run the 5K*
  • Run the 10K*

*The miler can be added to the 5K or 10K as a quick warm-up!

 

What's new for this year?

  • Family rate (minimum of four people)
  • Miler (FREE--registration required)
  •  . . .

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CHRISTIAN RECORD SELECTED A WINNER IN THE 36th ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS


The Telly Awards has named Christian Record Services for the Blind (CRSB) as a Bronze winner in the 36th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled Peter's Big Dream. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.  

Peter's Big Dream is a fundraising video that shares a blind young man's goal of becoming a registered nurse anesthetist and his love of sharing the love of Jesus with his friends at summer camp. This project was produced in conjunction with the Christian Record Annual Day of Giving in April of this year.

<<Watch Peter's Big Dream>> . . .

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Christian Record Partners with Author Bryan Gallant for Book Release

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - Christian Record News Staff - Christian Record Services for the Blind is proud to announce the realease of the audio version of Bryan Gallant's new book, Undeniable: An Epic Journey Through Pain. This release is coordinated with Amazon.com and Audible.com.

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Give to Lincoln Day

Give to Lincoln Day is a one-day event that focuses on philanthropy in the Lincoln, Nebraska area. During a single 24-hour period, donors are encouraged to donate to registered nonprofit organizations.  Unique to Give to Lincoln Day is the matching challenge grant of $300,000. This match is distributed based on the percentage total raised by each nonprofit on event day. Donors are able to visit the nonprofit organization of their choice and give ahead of time or donate on Give to Lincoln Day.  

Thursday, May 28, is Give to Lincoln Day. Christian Record has participated in this day of philanthropy each year and has used funds to benefit the some 80 clients that live in Lincoln and surrounding Lancaster . . .

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Peter's Big Dream

Peter Foster, leans toward his computer monitor, his nose nearly touching the screen. Quickly scanning his patient’s vitals, Peter announces the next drug needed to stabilize blood pressure.  A moment passes, and then Peter states that the patient’s blood pressure has stabilized, and oxygen levels are normal.  “He’s comfortable now,” Peter grins as he briefly looks away from the monitor.

However, none of this is real. It’s a simulation. This patient and surgery procedure are part of a computerized training program. Peter Foster isn’t a CRNA – not yet, anyway. Becoming a CRNA is a big dream for Peter.

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You Help Dreams Come True!


The Christian Record Annual Day of Giving

Christian Record asks churches and individuals to consider how they can empower the organization to Dream Big, this year's campaign theme. This year's video features the story of Peter, a young man who is visually impaired who has a big dream. Peter's story captured the hearts of the creators of this year's video, and the hope is that it will inspire you as well.

Please plan now to set aside time on Saturday, April 11 (or another date of your choice). Think about how you can make this a special time of giving emphasis to help CRSB continue the legacy of inspiring confidence in people who are blind or visually impaired. Challenge your . . .

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