NRV DRC meets with Senator Kaine

NRV DRC Office Manager, Krin Collins, and Community Advocate, Tiffany Allison, along with other Center for Independent Living advocates, met with US Senator Tim Kaine and his staff members in his Washington, DC conference room. Topics included Healthcare and the Disability Integration Act. This meeting was held in conjunction with a national conference spanning the week, and included a March through the streets of DC in support of disability rights.

US Senator Tim Kaine and members of NRV DRC seated at conference table smiling towards camera
US Senator Tim Kaine with representatives from Centers for Independent Living (CILS) July 24, 2018 in his DC office conference room.

NRV DRC helps fund specialized eyeglasses

Today NRV DRC Office Manager, Krin Collins, presents this Floyd County resident and NRV DRC consumer with a check from Commonwealth Community Trust (CCT) funding for which we guided her in making her application last March. She will use the funds to purchase specialized eyeglasses from a vendor in Roanoke.

Krin Collins and consumer both hold check, smiling and facing the camera