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In the News
Eye Experts Say Standard School Screenings Are Not Enough To Ensure
Students See Well
Not too long ago, kids who wore glasses were made fun of with names
like “Poindexter” or “four-eyes.” But thanks to celebrities like Johnny
Depp, Tina Fey and LeBron James, glasses have become hip and even
considered a fashion statement.
Members of Miami Lighthouse for the Blind experience the smells and sounds
of Marlins Park
Visually impaired adults got a hands-on tour of the baseball stadium
before they experienced a game between the Marlins and Nationals.
Miami Lighthouse provides well-trained job candidates
Companies looking for experienced, well-trained job candidates can
realize a number of advantages if they set their sights on the Miami
Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired, where special programs
prepare visually impaired people to navigate the world of the sighted with
ease, a goal nicely captured in the its tagline, “It’s possible to see
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2014 Young Professionals of the Lighthouse (YPOL) host Miami Lighthouse
Legislative Luncheon Underwritten by All Aboard Florida
On Thursday, July 10th, the Young Professionals of Miami Lighthouse
held their annual Legislative Luncheon and networking event at Miami
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
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.
October 7, 2014 Miami Lighthouse For The Blind 4th Floor
Building Dedication Ceremony At 601 SW 8th Avenue
Elected officials, community leaders, media and other supporters
of Miami Lighthouse are invited to attend the dedication
ceremony for our Sash A. Spencer Educational Empowerment Center,
a new fourth floor wing for blind youth, on October 7th from
6pm-8pm at Miami
Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 601 SW 8th
October 15, 2014 White Cane Day at Miami Lighthouse
Join the Nation in celebrating White Cane Day in Miami on
Wednesday October 15, 2014 at 9:00am as over 200 people of all
ages walk from Miami Lighthouse, at 601 S.W. 8th Ave., to raise
awareness for the White Cane Laws. Plan on meeting our emcee NBC
6 Chief Meteorologist John Morales, learn about navigating the
health care system from our sponsor Molina Healthcare, and find
out about new innovative artificial vision technology from OrCam.
Grand marshals will be Billy the Marlin and others.
for invitation and sign up form.
November 20, 2014 Miami Lighthouse For The Blind See The
Join South Florida philanthropists and community leaders by
attending Miami Lighthouse’s See the Light Luncheon at Riviera
Country Club on November 20th.
February 13, 2015 McCrea Family Volunteer Recognition
On Friday February 13th, Miami Lighthouse will continue a long
tradition by recognizing its 2014 client donors and other
volunteers for their support and dedication to the organization
at the annual McCrea Family Volunteer Recognition Luncheon.
May 6, 2015 Music Under the Stars: Bon Appétit
Support 20/20 vision and celebrate free eye care for children on
Wednesday, May 6th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the Seventh Annual
Music Under the Stars: Bon Appétit Miami at Miami Lighthouse for
the Blind and Visually Impaired located at 601 SW 8th Avenue.
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