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SCKCB. Photo of man with white cane & woman with guide dog
Serving the blind and low vision population of South Central Kentucky

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Louis kickin' back and chillin'
Every organization needs a mascot. Ours is a blind teddy bear named Louis in honor of Louis Braille and made by Sue Robinson, who makes cute teddy bears and other beautiful artistic items.
Painting of Louis Braille click for bio
Louis Braille was born in France in 1809 and blinded at age 3 by an accident. He invented the braille system of writing between the ages of 12 and 15. He is our Mascot's namesake.

Executive Committee Meeting announced

An SCKCB Executive Committee meeting has been announced for Wednesday, August 2, 2017. For more information about this meeting please contact our president, Jim Thoune, by phone at 270-935-5015 or by email at

Our Next Meeting

The SCKCB will have our regular quarterly meeting on Sunday, August 6th at 1:30 PM. The meeting will be held at the Neighborhood & Community Services Building, located at 707 E. Main Ave., Bowling Green. Just follow East Main to the top of what is commonly referred to as “Hospital Hill.” There is a large parking lot on the left side of the building below the street level. The entrance to our meeting room is accessible from this lower parking lot level. Check out our meetings page for specific driving directions and Google Maps routing from your location.


Bowling Green Hot Rods Non-Profit Organization of the Night

The Bowling Green Hot Rods will sponser the SCKCB as the Non-Profit Organization of the Night on Sunday, May 28th when they will play the Lake County Captains. First Pitch is at 6:35 PM. The Hot Rods are the Class A farm team for the Tampa Bay Rays and the Captains are the Class A farm team for the Cleveland Indians.

This is a great opportunity to support both the SCKCB and our own Hot Rods while watching the newest up-and-coming stars of the American League. Check out the Hot Rods Website for more information.


The South Central Kentucky Council of the Blind (SCKCB), our parent organization, the American Council of the Blind, and its affiliates, strive to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.

For more information about the South Central Kentucky Council of the Blind or to join our organization, see our About Us page.