Archive for the ‘Lighthouse Employees’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

The Lighthouse – A Melting Pot of Knowledge, Experience, and Culture

May 28th, 2015

When one walks into the Lighthouse, they walk into a place of acceptance and understanding. We employ people from countries all over the world and from all different backgrounds. Countries such as Ethiopia, Vietnam, Laos, the Philippines, China, Ukraine, Poland, Great Britain, and many more are represented. This is because blindness affects people from all […]

Sports 4 The Blind Provides Opportunities for Athletes Who Are Blind

April 14th, 2015

In 2012 a few employees at Inland Northwest Lighthouse (INL) dreamed about starting the first ever beep baseball team in the State of Washington. They quickly turned their dream into a reality and later that year the Spokane Lion Pride began playing beep baseball. In 2013 a board was formed to oversee the operation of […]

Neighborhood Improvement Projects are Nearly Complete

February 12th, 2015

Through cooperation from the City of Seattle, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), and a small group of community members and Lighthouse employees who call themselves the Action Team, a series of much needed pedestrian improvements have recently been completed near Seattle Lighthouse with still more on the way. Through guidance from the Seattle Department […]

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