Archive for the ‘Recreation’ Category

Hiking in the North Cascades

August 25th, 2017

Courtesy of Deng Kong, Lighthouse Receptionist A group of us went hiking on Saturday, August 5th, 2018 at Goat Lake in the North Cascades. We hiked six miles of the 10.4 mile round trip trail. And what a hike! I discovered that if you want the pesky bugs to leave you alone, bring Jon Ott […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bollywood Event to Benefit Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind Foundation

February 4th, 2014

Prashanthi Chitre Institute of Performing Arts (PCIPA) presents Elements Dance Show this weekend, February 8th and 9th, at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. For the first time ever, some of Seattle’s best Bollywood talent have partnered with Sandip Soparrkar, an internationally-acclaimed choreographer, to create a unique dance show ‘ELEMENTS’ to benefit three nonprofit organizations including Seattle […]


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