Archive for the ‘Lighthouse Employment’ 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 […]

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 […]

Linda and Ed Elliott: A Legacy of Service to the Lighthouse

November 11th, 2014

On Friday, November 7th, 2014 The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. said farewell to a couple of our beloved family members: Linda and Ed Elliott. Linda was one of the 2011 Employees of the Year and worked at the Lighthouse for 31 years. In her role as Injection Mold Shop and Production Manager, she helped […]

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 […]

The Lighthouse Earns 2012 Employment Growth Award

March 12th, 2013

For Immediate Release Contact: Andrea Travis Communications Assistant The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. (206) 973-4002 The Lighthouse for the Blind Earns 2012 Employment Growth Award From National Industries for the Blind  Award Honors Success in Sustaining and Increasing Employment For People Who Are Blind March 11, 2013, Seattle, WA – The Lighthouse for the […]

AbilityOne and The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.

August 1st, 2012

In 1938, Congress created a program enabling agencies serving people who are blind to sell products to the Federal government termed the Wagner-O’Day Act. By 1971, the original act was amended to permit people with other significant disabilities to also benefit and is known today as the Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act. This act implemented The Committee for […]

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