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Virginia Jacko, Junior
League of Miami, Inc., 2013 “Women Who Make a Difference” Honoree
CEO Virginia Jacko was honored by the Junior League at a luncheon held
at Jungle Island’s Treetop Ballroom on Sunday, April 7, 2013.
Perry Ellis International hosts Pre-Mother’s Day Arts and Crafts Sale
Perry Ellis International hosted on May 9th a pre-mother’s day arts sale
benefiting the Miami Lighthouse Social Group Activities Program featuring
ceramics, paintings, jewelry, jewelry boxes, and flower arrangements for
Mother’s Day made by visually impaired program participants.
Miami Lighthouse Student Angel Wallace named the 2013 VSA Florida
Exemplary Participant Award Winner
On May 4th, at a ceremony held at the Kazah Temple in Opa Locka, Angel
Wallace was recognized by the VSA for exemplary participation in the arts.
Marlins Foundation announce Miami Lighthouse as 2013 Charity Partner
The Miami Marlins Foundation announced its 2013 Charity Partners during
pre-game ceremonies at Marlins Park on April 27.
Zen Sai at Essex House Hosts Young Professionals of Miami Lighthouse and
On March 13th the Young Professionals of Miami Lighthouse (YPOL) and
the Humane Society of Greater Miami met for a happy hour at the beautiful
Zen Sai at Essex House on South Beach to benefit both organizations.
May 22, 2013 Music Under the Stars: Bon Appétit
Support 20/20 vision and celebrate free eye care for children
on Wednesday, May 22nd from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the Sixth
Annual Music Under the Stars: Bon Appétit Miami at Miami
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired located at 601 SW
Restaurants Oceanaire, City Hall, Gordon Biersch, Shorty's BBQ,
Perricone's, Baptist Catering, Gail Beckham Catering, Chocolate
Starbucks in the Better Chance Opera House
Specialty Cocktails in the Miami Club Rum Piano Lounge
Sweets & Treats in El Carajo Wine & Dessert Bar
Complimentary Valet Parking sponsored by Williamson Cadillac
Fabulous Silent Auction featuring Getaways, Spa Packages &
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June 17 thru August 2, 2013 Miami Lighthouse Summer Camp
- STAR Summer Camp (ages 5 – 13) June 17 thru July
- Transition Summer Camp (ages 14 – 22)
June 24 thru August 2, 2013
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- Music Summer Camp
(ages 14 – 22) June 17 thru August 2, 2013
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July 9, 2013 Miami Lighthouse Legislative Luncheon
Underwritten by Flagler Development Company
Professionals of Miami Lighthouse will hold their annual
Legislative Luncheon and networking event at the Miami
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Tuesday, July
9th. Elected officials and young professionals in attendance
will be treated to a personal tour of Miami Lighthouse which
will include one of Miami Lighthouse’s Heiken mobile eye care
units, the Low Vision Center and Solutions Store, STAR and
Transition summer camp programs and the Better Chance Music
Production Program™, programs in which 125 schoolchildren will
be enrolled this summer. The event is underwritten by Flagler
August 28, 2013 Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Ophthalmologists Reception at Miami Lighthouse
ophthalmology faculty, residents and fellows from Bascom Palmer
Eye Institute for an informative evening with wine and cheese at
Miami Lighthouse on August 28th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
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