The Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired is looking for volunteers to escort several groups of visually impaired young adults through the University of Arizona on Saturday at 7:15 a .m.
SAAVI is a non-profit organization which helps the visually impaired gain independence.
Scott Hurlburt, SAAVI’s public relations director, said the event is part of a larger camp that helps young adults who have graduated from schools like ASDB, transition to everyday life.
Saturday, the camp focuses on exercise and fitness, which Hurlburt said is a problem in the visually impaired community.
Hurlburt — who is legally blind himself, but still rides his bike with the assistance of other people he rides with — said he wanted to show the campers that there are people in the cycling community that will help them.
He is asking for as many volunteers as he can find to help escort the riders around the UA. There will be four groups of five riders. They will start at 7:15 a.m. and should be finished by 10 a.m.
If you are interested in helping out, contact Hurlburt at 520-250-7009.