The American Council of the Blind and The Iris Network will hold White Cane Walks throughout the state of Maine on October 19th. One walk will be held in Aroostook County at 10:00am on October 19th; starting at the parking lot next to Wilder's Jewelry Store in Presque Isle.

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The walk will make its way around Academy and State Street.

The purpose of the walk is to educate the public about the use of white canes and to raise safety awareness.

For more information on the Third Annual White Cane Walk call (207) 764-3360.

Check out a video provided by The Iris Network on common courtesies when you are with a person who is blind or visually impaired.