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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 […]

Welcome George Abbott to The Lighthouse for the Blind Inc. Board of Trustees

October 28th, 2014

We’re honored to welcome George Abbott to The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. Board of Trustees. George was born blind due to under-developed optic nerves. He grew up in a suburb of Chicago, and after finishing high school earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics from Northern Illinois University (NIU). […]

Seattle to Portland Bike Ride to Support Jobs for People who are Blind

June 26th, 2014

A Message from Kirk Greene, Member of the Board of Trustees for The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. Dear friends,   Three weeks from now, my son Brett and I will be participating in the 210 mile Seattle-to-Portland bicycle ride.  This 60-year-old guy has been training for a year to prepare for the event, putting […]

Thanks for Celebrating INL’s Expansion Grand Opening Fiesta!

May 14th, 2014

Thank you to those who supported the Inland Northwest Lighthouse (INL) Expansion Fiesta. Over 200 people from across the state of Washington gathered at our Addison Street location to celebrate the official grand opening of our newly expanded facility and increased jobs for people who are blind in Spokane. The fiesta included a bounce castle and […]

Lighthouse Board of Trustees Approve New Accessibility Policy

April 26th, 2011

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. is very excited to announce that the Board of Trustees approved the Lighthouse’s new Accessibility and Training Policy on March 22, 2011. The Lighthouse is proud to have the support of the Board of Trustees in making accessibility a top priority at all Lighthouse locations. Thank you to Training […]


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