Meet One of Our Newest Employees — Charles Gagnon

June 14th, 2017

Charles Gagnon was born in Port Angeles on August 11, 1949 with profound hearing loss undetected until he was in the second grade. However, it wasn’t until he was in his early 30’s when experiencing night blindness that he was diagnosed with Ushers Syndrome Type II, a combination of hearing and vision loss. Working hard […]

Lighthouse Lunar New Year Tea

February 9th, 2017

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.’s Annual High Tea is always a delightful event, and this year’s theme helped to make it a unique cultural affair. The High Tea was held in honor of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrating the Year of the Rooster. Mrs. Barbara Ross President of the Foundation Board of Directors […]

Well-Known Technology Leader Who Is Blind, Mike May, to Become President and CEO at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

February 3rd, 2017

The Board of Trustees of The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. announced on February 2nd, 2017,  that Mike May will succeed longtime President and CEO, Kirk Adams. After a nationwide search Mr. May will assume the position in April, 2017. Mike May is coming to the Lighthouse as it approaches its 100th year in operation. […]

Simple Gifts

January 4th, 2017

Twinkling lights, evergreen garlands, and a 20’ Christmas tree set the tone of this year’s Lighthouse Donor Appreciation Breakfast. Held at the magnificent Sunset Club on First Hill, this year’s breakfast was an intimate and festive gathering. The Donor Breakfast is one way we like to say thank you to those who support our mission. […]

The Lighthouse Shines in Summerville

November 3rd, 2016

On Thursday October 20th The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of our newest manufacturing facility in Summerville, South Carolina. The event included a short program of speakers, a buffet BBQ lunch, a chance to meet employees, and tours of the facility. Summerville currently has eight employees, six of whom are blind. […]

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