Inland Northwest Lighthouse (INL)

Mark Your Calendar for the 2nd Annual INL Fiesta!

2nd Annual INL Fiesta invitation graphic with cactus

Please join in the fun and Save the Date for the 2nd annual Inland Northwest Lighthouse (INL) Fiesta!

The INL Fiesta will be better than ever this year!  Come and learn more about INL and how we are creating increased opportunities for jobs, independence, and empowerment for people who are blind here in Spokane.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 3:30-7:00 p.m.

Inland Northwest Lighthouse – 6405 N. Addison Street, Spokane, WA 99208

At the INL Fiesta, you will find:

  • Interactive games and activities
  • Open-air photo booth
  • Fantastic raffle prizes
  • Food truck
  • Beer and sangria garden
  • Special tours of the INL facility
  • Hands-on program demonstrations
  • Fun for you and your whole family!

For more information or to volunteer for the event, please contact Shawn Dobbs at 509-487-0405 or

Click here to RSVP for this event.


Shawn Dobbs Signature

Shawn Dobbs
Director of Fund Development and Public Relations
Inland Northwest Lighthouse

Address: 6405 N. Addison Street | Spokane, WA 99208 [map]

Main: (509) 487-0405

From left to right: INL workers Rodney Christiansen, Jennifer Marshall, Maria Bradford (sitting), Ron Cook, David Guy, Karl Schaeffler, Mike Robinson

The first satellite operation of The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc., the Inland Northwest Lighthouse (INL) has helped to expand job opportunities to blind people across Washington State. Hiring the first blind employee at INL in June 2008, today we employ 52 blind individuals in Spokane and plan to add more jobs in the year to come. Products currently manufactured at the INL include Quartet/SKILCRAFT co-branded wallboards, hanging file folders, spring-back binders, paper trimmers, and dry-erase easels.

INL Production workers Jeremy Stanton (left) and Mark Shively (right)The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. relies on generous community members to sustain and grow employment opportunities for blind people in the Eastern Washington area. To find out how you can help, please contact Development and Public Relations Director Shawn Dobbs at (509) 487-0405 or via e-mail at

We are always looking to create new partnerships and relationships with people and organizations that will help us advance our mission of providing employment and services for those who are blind, Deaf-Blind and blind with other disabilities. If you are interested in our hiring process, or have questions about our facility, please contact our Director of Recruiting Kevin Daniel at 1-800-914-7307 or

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