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Miami Today: Miami Lighthouse Growing
To further help legally blind teenagers and young adults become
independent, Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired is to
open a 5,700-square-foot fourth floor by summer’s end. To read the entire
article click here.
Construction of “The Sash A. Spencer Educational Empowerment Center”
We express our appreciation to OHL Arellano construction for their pro-
bono contracting services and in addition we extend our appreciation to
the subcontractors, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami, especially
Commissioner’s Sally Heyman and Bruno Barreiro and Mayor Tomas Regalado.
This project was made possible by the generosity of our community.
Britto Honored at Seventh Annual Miami Lighthouse Dog Walk to Raise
Awareness for Service Animals
Over 300 walkers with their dog guides, service animals and regular pet
companions pledged support for the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and
Visually Impaired to raise awareness for the amazing work service animals
provide to those who are in need.
Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce Honors Eight Amazing Women Leaders at the
2014 AXA Advisors Businesswomen of the Year Awards
The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce honored excellence in business by
celebrating eight outstanding women at the 2014 AXA Advisors Businesswomen
of the Year Awards on Friday, March 7th. Board Director Donna Abood and
CEO Virginia Jacko were among the honorees.
Chairman's Annual Report to Stakeholders Highlighting Our Major
Accomplishments in 2013
Presented at the Annual Board of Directors Meeting January 28, 2013.
April 30, 2014 Music Under the Stars: Bon Appétit Miami
Join Legislators, school officials and community leaders on
Wednesday, April 30th at Miami Lighthouse to celebrate over 20
years of free eye examinations for more than 85,000 children in
need who failed their school vision screening but had no
resources for eye care. Music Under the Stars: Bon Appétit Miami
attendees will enjoy musical performances by Miami Lighthouse
Better Chance Music Production Program™ students, instructors
and special guests, food from great Miami area restaurants,
beverages and a silent auction.
2014 Summer Camp Dates Have Been Announced!
STAR (ages 5 – 13) from June 16th to July 25th
Please contact Linda Rios at 786-362-7483
To view the Summer Program STAR Registration Flyer
Transition (ages 14 – 22) from June 16th to August 1st
Contact Emily Nostro at 786-362-7523
To view the Summer Program Transition Flyer
Music (ages 13 – 18 years old) (Blind and Visually Impaired
13 to 22 years old) from June 16th to July 31st
To view the Summer Program Music Flyer
July 10, 2014 Miami Lighthouse Legislative Luncheon
Underwritten by All Aboard Florida
The Young Professionals of Miami Lighthouse will hold their
annual Lighthouse Legislative Luncheon and networking event at
the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind on Thursday, July 10th. The
event is generously underwritten by All Aboard Florida. Please
join us as over eighty elected officials and young professionals
gather to enjoy the complimentary luncheon and networking
followed by a tour of Miami Lighthouse.
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