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The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. attends the 3rd Annual Aerospace Day

April 15th, 2013

On March 27, 2013 The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. attended the 3rd Annual Aerospace Day hosted by the Aerospace Futures Alliance (AFA) in Olympia, WA.  Employees Nathan Greenwood and Shirley Deatherage from our manufacturing department joined government relations staff to attend a day of advocacy on behalf of the aerospace industry in Washington State. […]

Lighthouse Employees Receive Certification as CNC Operators from AJAC Program

August 21st, 2012

Congratulations to Seattle Lighthouse employees Mike Beeksma, Nathan Greenwood, and Dan Porter who recently received certification as Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machine Operators from the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC) Program this past June.  All three completed their second full year of intensive machinist training in a spectrum of manufacturing subjects, concentrating on cutting-edge CNC […]

The Lighthouse Hosts a Blueprint Reading Class

April 11th, 2012

The Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC), in partnership with South Seattle Community College, offered a five credit class teaching skills in trigonometry, blueprint drawing, and blueprint reading.  Taught by AJAC apprenticeship instructor Terry Hegel, the 22 students meet in Seattle Lighthouse’s boardroom on Tuesdays and Thursdays from January 31st to April 19th. Of the 22 […]

Lighthouse has Delivered 348,123 Conforming Parts to Boeing so far this Year!

November 1st, 2011

On Tuesday October 25th, The Boeing Company visited The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. to present employees with a banner indicating that we had delivered 348,123 conforming parts to Boeing year-to-date!  To show their appreciation, they also passed out Boeing badge lanyards to machine shop employees.   They want all the Community Manufacturing Partners (CMP) to […]


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