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Spring 2013 Audio Newsletter

 

1. Introduction

 

2. Virginia Jacko, President and CEO, welcome and news about the 4th Floor. (English)

 

3. Carol Brady Simmons, CPO, Blind babies program news. (English)

 

4. Cameron Sisser, External relations manager, recent and upcoming events. (English)

 

5. Danielle Dixson, Florida Heiken Children’s Vision Program. (English)

 

6. Richard Nieves, Personal Management Department. (English)

 

7. Ashley Hawrylak, Orientation and Mobility. (English)

 

8. Job Development program. (English)

 

9. Dr. Scott Gartner, low vision consultant. Low vision rundown. (English)

 

10. John Garcia, Solution Store. (English)

 

11. Jose Martinez, Music Production Program, 4 Magical Stories to Live. (English)

 

12. Virginia Jacko, President and CEO, welcome and news about the 4th Floor. (Spanish)

 

13. Carol Brady Simmons, CPO, Blind babies program news. (Spanish)

 

14. Cameron Sisser, External relations manager, recent and upcoming events. (Spanish)

 

15. Carmen Arguijo, Florida Heiken Children’s Vision Program. (Spanish)

 

16. Richard Nieves, Personal Management Department. (Spanish)

 

17. Ashley Hawrylak, Orientation and Mobility. (Spanish)

 

18. Job Development program. (Spanish)

 

19. Dr. Scott Gartner, low vision consultant. Low vision rundown. (Spanish)

 

20. John Garcia, Solution Store. (Spanish)

 

21. Jose Martinez, Music Production Program, 4 Magical Stories to Live. (Spanish)

 
 

 

 

 

 
 



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Jan and Daniel Lewis, Agustin Arellano, Sr., Commissioner Sally Heyman, Mrs. Sash A. Spencer, Chair-elect Ray Casas, Virginia Jacko President & CEO, Carmella Witt, Mayor Tomas Regalado, Marta Weeks Wulf and Penny Stamps at Dedication Ceremony for new 4th Floor, October 7, 2014.
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Miami Marlins check presentation: PJ Loyello
Senior VP of Communications & Broadcasting,
David Samson Miami Marlins President,
Board Chair Agustin Arellano Jr.,
President & CEO Virginia Jacko,
Miami Marlins Outfielder Giancarlo Stanton,
Honorary Board Director Ray Casas and
Alfredo Mesa Executive Director of
Miami Marlins Foundation.

 

 
 



The Blind Visionary
All of Virginia’s royalties and part of the publisher’s
royalty income will be donated to blind services at
the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind
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State of Vision
Sales of the “State of Vision” license plate support services to blind and visually impaired people. Miami Lighthouse is the recipient of a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this license plate. The cost is $25.00 in addition to the regular registration fee.

 

 
 
   
   
   

 

 

 

 

Miami Lighthouse first sought and received NAC accreditation in 1978 and has consistently achieved NAC accreditation to the present time having received seven commendations with its five year accreditation renewal.

 

Miami Lighthouse ranks among the elite 3% of U.S. nonprofits having earned a 4-star rating for six consecutive years from Charity Navigator, the nation’s premier independent nonprofit evaluator. Receiving such a distinction reflects our sound fiscal management, responsible use of donor dollars, and financial strength.

 

Miami Lighthouse is a two-time Charity Partner of the Marlins Foundation and has received over $50,000 in charitable donations from the team to underwrite the cost of providing vision screenings, comprehensive eye exams and prescription glasses to underserved inner-city schoolchildren who receive eye care through our Florida Heiken Children's Vision Program.

 

Miami Lighthouse was the recipient of the 2013 Switchboard Miami All Star Most Valuable Non-Profit Award.

 

Miami Lighthouse received United Homecare’s 2012 Thelma Gibson Community Service Award at the 18th Annual Claude Pepper Memorial Awards Ceremony.

                 

 

 

 

Miami Lighthouse's Heiken Children's Vision Program received the bronze medal for their service to thousands of under-served children in public schools at the 2012 Miami Today Gold Medal Awards Ceremony.

 

Miami Lighthouse received the prestigious South Florida Business Journal 2011 Excellence in Health Care Award in the Community Outreach category.

 

Miami Lighthouse honored by being named the recipient of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce 2010 Non-Profit Business Diamond Award.

 

Miami Lighthouse received the prestigious 2008 Concern Award from Health Foundation of South Florida.

   
 
 

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