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Archive: September 2012


Transition's Summer Adventures

Mon, 17 Sep 2012 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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Our Transition (teen) team had another wonderfully successful summer this year highlighted by numerous work experience opportunities and an exciting chance for our students to partake in a trip to Washington D.C. ...




Lighthouse Works! Milestone

Mon, 17 Sep 2012 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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picture of Dale from lighthouse works adding labels to boxesTo the day it took 1 year, 4 months and 2 days, and we started an avalanche… Lighthouse Works!’s first product shipment for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) was sent out on July 19th, at 5:45pm – just before it rained!...



Kevin O'Brien

Mon, 17 Sep 2012 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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Kevin O'Brien holding a wooden Super Bowl Trophy he madeKevin O’Brien is a brilliant wood worker.  He is able to create pieces of art out of wood like few others.  Even more amazing is that Kevin is blind.  He lives in Tallahassee where he has called home for the past 22 years.  Recently he came to Lighthouse Central Florida to complete a Customer Service basics class to continue his education and development through the Division of Blind Services...


Inaugural Eye Opener Breakfast is a Success!

Thu, 27 Sep 2012 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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2012 Eye Opener BreakfastOn Thursday, September 20th Lighthouse Central Florida held its very first Eye Opener Breakfast.  The goal was to have 300 people in attendance and to raise $200,000.  Both of those goals were far surpassed!...



Lee's Story

Thu, 13 Sep 2012 by Lee Nasehi

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Lee and Joe Nasehi presenting awards together at a Sight and Sole WalkI am Lee Nasehi, the President and CEO of Lighthouse Central Florida.  As the President of Lighthouse, I live everyday with one goal in mind: make sure Lighthouse is available to every man, woman and child who needs us throughout Central Florida...



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