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Community Report - Pacific

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Amy Amantea

An artist, actor and advocate for persons with disabilities, Amy spends her time volunteering in the community, enhancing accessibility and creating awareness around sight loss. She plans to experience all that life has to offer! Amy lives in Vancouver and reports on the British Columbia region.

Recent Reports:

April 13, 2022 – Community reporter Amy Amantea chats about the return of dragon boat racing by BC Blind Sports. She also describes VocalEye’s online event for a Belfry Theatre production of “Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Class.” And she gives details about Blind Beginnings’ upcoming ‘Growing Potential’ Gala.


Topic 1: BC Blind Sports – Dragon Boating back 

  • Date: April 10 and onward
  • Time:10:00 -12:30pm PST  
  • Location: False Creek Community Centre -  1 Athletes Way, Vancouver. 
  • Contact:  Please call the BC Blind Sports office at: 604-325-8638  
  • Website: BC Blind Sports 

Topic 2: VocalEye Event

Amy Amantea smiles as she speaks into a radio microphone.