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Conrad N. Hilton Distinguished Speakers Series

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Olmsted Center for Sight

 Conrad N. Hilton Distinguished Speakers Series 

Featuring: Kyle Robidoux

THIS IS A FREE EVENT

Wednesday, October 18th 2017 12pm-1pm

Olmsted Center for Sight

Education Center

1170 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14209

About our Guest Speaker:


Kyle Robidoux is a ultra-marathon runner, who at a young age was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative eye disease that causes severe vision impairment and often blindness. Kyle has spent his entire professional career working with non-profit organizations as a community organizer, planner, and community relations manager and currently works as the Director of Volunteer and Support Groups Services for the Massachusetts Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired.

Kyle is an avid runner and alpine skier who has completed close to 20 marathons and ultra-marathons.This past July he completed the Vermont 100 Endurance Race, his first 100 miler.Kyle is committed to creating opportunities for all athletes.

He has trained over 50 running sighted guides and actively consults with race directors to create divisions for athletes with disabilities. Kyle most recently completed the Boston Double- where he ran the Boston Marathon twice!

Checkout a recent news article about Kyle here:  http://www.bostonmagazine.com/health/blog/2017/04/05/kyle-robidoux-boston-marathon/

 

RSVP by October 16th 2017

Please RSVP to Renee DiFlavio at (716) 888-4627 or rdiflavio@olmstedcenter.org.

 

 

Details

Date:
October 18
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Website:
http://www.olmstedcenter.org

Organizer

Brooke Kibrick
Phone:
716-888-4564
Website:
www.olmstedcenter.org

Venue

Olmsted Center for Sight Educational Center
1170 Main Street
Buffalo , NY 14209 United States
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Phone:
716-888-4636
Website:
www.statlercenter.org