Cyclist to speak at Low Vision Support Group meeting Oct. 19

Local blind and deaf cyclist Richard Hagan will speak at the Oct. 19 meeting of the Mid Valley Low Vision Support Group at Brookdale Grand Prairie Senior Living, 1929 Grand Prairie Road, Albany.

The event will begin at 2 p.m. 

Hagan cycled 5,000 miles from Yorktown, Va. to Florence, accompanied by two guide cyclists and meeting a goal of cycling through seven states, several national parks and many small rural communities.

He will detail how he endured the three-month trip on the TransAmerica bike tour.  

The Mid Valley Low Vision Support Group is a self-funded nonprofit organization that has met since 2015.

There are no membership fees, and all are welcome to attend.  

Cookies and coffee will be served.  Reservations are not necessary. For more information call (541) 974-6233.