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(FAASB) is seeking a restoration in funding in the FY2017-2018 state budget for services to children who are blind or visually impaired.

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 by Lighthouse Central Florida

The Florida Association of Agencies Serving the Blind (FAASB) is seeking a restoration in funding in the FY2017-2018 state budget for services to children who are blind or visually impaired.The Florida Association of Agencies Serving the Blind (FAASB) is seeking a restoration in funding in the FY2017-2018 state budget for services to children who are blind or visually impaired.



Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Justine Siergey

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 by Lighthouse Central Florida

Volunteer Spotlight: Dr. Justine SiergeyVolunteer leaders are essential ambassadors that help carry the message and mission of a particular cause. Lighthouse is honored to have a dedicated group of volunteers who selflessly go the extra mile, giving of their time, talent and even treasure to ensure issues related to Central Florida's blind and visually impaired are properly elevated in the community and that our clients receive the highest quality service... 
 

Why Current Ride-Share Legislation Should Pass the State Legislature

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 by Lighthouse Central Florida

Why Current Ride-Share Legislation Should Pass the State LegislatureLast summer, our adult services supervisor, Judy Mathews, penned an opinion piece in the Orlando Sentinel, as a way to educate and inform the public about state and federal laws governing public accommodations for individuals using service animals because of a disability.

 

Dr. Lucille O'Neal Signs On as Lighthouse's First Ambassador

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 by Lighthouse Central Florida

Dr. Lucille O'Neal Signs On as Lighthouse's First AmbassadorIn an effort to create awareness and bolster opportunities to address the growing needs of Central Florida's blind and visually impaired community, Lighthouse Central Florida today named author and motivator, Dr. Lucille O'Neal, as the first member of its new Ambassadors Council.

 

Message from the President

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 by Lighthouse Central Florida

Message from the PresidentFriends:

We’ve got less than a week before we host the 28th Annual Sight & Sole WalkFest at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs. The event will be presented for a second consecutive year by Publix Super Markets Charities.
 

New Lighthouse Works Business Line A Timely Addition

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 by Lighthouse Central Florida

New Lighthouse Works Business Line A Timely AdditionEarlier this year, Mike Fox, a software developer at Lighthouse Works, made a presentation at the annual Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) conference here in Orlando. The ATIA is the largest international conference showcasing the best in assistive technology tools and services. Attendees gather...


White Cane Day 2016

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 by Lighthouse Central Florida

White Cane Day 2016For the past several years Lighthouse Central Florida, in collaboration with the Greater Orlando Council of the Blind and the National Federation of the Blind of Central Florida, have observed White Cane & Guide Dog Safety Day (Oct. 15th) in a largely symbolic way. Typically participants gather...



Message From the President

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 by Lighthouse Central Florida

Message of the PresidentWe are fast approaching the end of the calendar year, but we’ve just kicked off our new fiscal and programmatic year. We’re so excited to continue the momentum that you’ve helped us generate over the past several months. The end of the last quarter was very eventful in both program service delivery, as well as with our business lines at Lighthouse Works.


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