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Tamara Knight Photography - Featured Lighthouse Supporter

Tue, 26 May 2015 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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Tamara Knight Photography - Featured Lighthouse SupporterEarlier this month local photographer and friend of Lighthouse, Tamara Knight, partnered with the owners of a community tea café to host a two-day, Mother’s Day inspired fundraiser benefitting Lighthouse.

The BIG MOVE is just about complete!

Tue, 19 May 2015 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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The BIG MOVE is just about complete!The BIG MOVE is just about complete!

Last Friday we packed up our 421 Robinson Street location in historic Lake Eola Heights, where our administrative offices and Lighthouse Works have been housed since 2011!...

Judy's Dog Blog

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 by Judy Mathews

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Judy with her guide dog KeatsWe would like to share with you a blog from Lighthouse's very own Judy Mathews: Judy's Dog Blog - judysdogblog.wordpress.com

Happy Retirement Anniversary!

Exactly one year ago today, I made one of the hardest decisions of my life so far. in truth, the decision had been made months before, over a year before, in fact, yet as we all know, planning for something does not make it final. You know it will happen soon, but for just a little while longer, you can pretend. On Sunday, April 20th, 2014.....

Lee Nasehi Honored at Fearless Caregiver Conference

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 by Richard Alleyne

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Lee Nasehi Honored at Fearless Caregiver ConferenceORLANDO, FL., February 26, 2015—Drawing on her 15 plus years of experience as President and CEO of Lighthouse Central Florida, and as the mother of a son who is blind, Lee Nasehi today addressed a crowded room at the 20th Annual Fearless Caregiver Conference convened at the Holy Trinity Reception & Conference Center in Maitland.

Why I Choose to Walk

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 by Philana Haumiller

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Why I Choose to WalkAs our 26th Annual Sight & Sole WalkFest fast approaches (Sat. March 7th), we wanted to share with you some truly inspiring words from a registered walker, Philana Haumiller, whose mother received services from Lighthouse and will also be walking on that Saturday.

Be my Eyes

Mon, 09 Feb 2015 by Casey Mathews

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Be My EyesMany of you may have heard about this new iPhone app designed to assist the blind and visually impaired called, Be My Eyes. First developed in Denmark, Be My Eyes is a free app that connects individuals who are blind or visually impaired with volunteer helpers from around the world via live video chat...

9th Annual Florida Vision Summit

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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9th Annual Florida Vision SummitLighthouse is excited to be participating in next month’s annual Florida Vision Summit, scheduled to take place at the state capitol in Tallahassee. State Representative Dennis Baxley (R-Ocala) and Ms. Ronee Silverman, president of the nonprofit Florida Association of Agencies Serving the Blind (FAASB), recently announced that the annual Florida Vision Summit will return to the State Capitol for a ninth consecutive year on Thursday, February 12, 2015.

Cane Quest

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 by Dylan Buhain

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Cane QuestThe Transition for Teens program of Lighthouse Central Florida was proud to participate for the first time in Cane Quest. Cane Quest is a state competition started by the Braille Institute in southern California to encourage students who are blind or visually impaired, to have a better understanding of their white cane skills...
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