Celebrating 100 years of providing life-changing services to people who are blind or visually impaired.
September 1919: The Badger Association was founded by Adam Zepp, who became blind at the age of 16. The vision was to have a voice in the areas of economic, social and employment areas.
1924: The Badger Association opens housing for the blind in the Victorian home pictured above.
1967: The Center for Blind and Visually Impaired Children is incorporated.
1997: Vision Rehabilitation Services was implemented to assist adults in achieving independence.
2009: The Badger Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Center for Blind and Visually Impaired Children merge to serve all ages.
2011: The organization renames itself Vision Forward Association.
2019: Vision Forward Association celebrates its 100th year and today serves over 5,000 people annually!