Working in Seattle with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)

May 18th, 2016

Those of you who have Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) should join me in working at The Lighthouse for the Blind Inc. in Seattle due to the perfect weather to aid in maximizing your remaining vision! Everyone I know with RP who has usable vision sees best during overcast days. This applies to other visual impairments as […]

Lighthouse Employees Hit the Baseball Field on Kirk Adams’ Last Day

May 4th, 2016

We took Lighthouse Mission and Values in Performance (MVP) award winners and staff out to the ballgame for Kirk Adams’ last day on the job. It was the Seattle Mariners vs. the Kansas City Royals and the stadium was packed for the big faceoff. An exciting game ended with the Mariners winning 1 to 0. Just as the Mariners […]

Newly Passed Legislation Creates More Jobs for People Who are Blind

April 25th, 2016

Several years ago, a law was passed in the State of Washington mandating that the State purchase products and services from non-profit organizations employing people who are blind. This piece of legislation was buried in pages of procurement law, and as a result, this law went unnoticed. In the fall of 2014, Government Relations staff from […]

High Tea Event Raised $10,000!

February 5th, 2016

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. traveled back in time to the post-Edwardian era for a cup of afternoon tea. Lady Barbara Ross and Lady Billie Klan hosted an elegant High Tea event in the spirit of BBC’s Downton Abbey at the Sorrento Hotel in Seattle on Saturday, January 30th. Tea service took place in the […]

Tenured Board Chair, Harry Egler, to Become Interim President and CEO at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.; Kirk Adams to Succeed President and CEO at The American Foundation for the Blind

February 2nd, 2016

Our President and CEO Kirk Adams announced today that he will succeed longtime President and CEO, Carl R. Augusto, who is retiring after 25 years of distinguished service at the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB). After a nationwide search Mr. Adams will assume the position in May, 2016. Mr. Adams is leaving The Lighthouse […]

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