News from the Government Relations Department at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

August 20th, 2010

Life is always interesting in the Government Relations Department! I am finding that increasing my position as Vice President of Governmental Affairs to full-time definitely helps the Lighthouse be more responsive to fast moving policy issues and requests. In the last few years, the Lighthouse has been involved with several key federal initiatives on a […]

Baseball and Puppies!

July 21st, 2010

Support Guide Dogs for the Blind while enjoying the Mariners vs. Angels baseball game on August 31st! If they reach their goal of selling 600 tickets, they qualify to have a Guide Dog user throw out the first pitch with puppies on the field. As of July 18th, only 123 more tickets need to be […]

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. to Present the Honorable Cathy McMorris Rodgers with AbilityOne Award

July 2nd, 2010

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. will be presenting the Honorable Cathy McMorris Rodgers, from the 5th District of Eastern Washington, with an AbilityOne award at the Spokane Indians baseball game this coming Tuesday, July 6, 2010. President and CEO Kirk Adams and Inland Northwest Lighthouse production worker Mark Shively will be presenting the award […]

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. Completes Taproot Foundation Service Grant

May 11th, 2010

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc., a non-profit social enterprise and blindness agency, with a team of volunteer marketing and communications professionals, recently completed work on a Key Messaging and Brand Strategies Service Grant awarded by the Taproot Foundation. As a result of the grant, which has an in-kind value of $55,000, the agency will […]

San Antonio Lighthouse ‘Simply Amazed’

April 29th, 2010

San Antonio Lighthouse President and CEO, Mike Gilliam, and Vice President of Manufacturing, Bob Buckley, visited the Seattle Lighthouse in April and had this to say: “I have been in a lot of Lighthouses and Goodwills, but never have seen a shop so technically advanced and accessible. Seattle was the perfect place to take Bob […]

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