The Beacon Newsletter August-September 2017

AUGUST HAPPENINGS

August 15(Tuesday): Lifetime Learners Event “Empowerment & Advocacy Skills Training” with Paul Edwards. Session 2, 1 pm to 3 pm. 

August 15 (Tuesday): "non-LHOB group" BFF outing at Jalisco Restaurant 1 pm to 3 pm. address: 700 N Federal Hwy Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. Contact Ansel Davis (President of BFF) for more information at 754-246-7614.

 

SEPTEMBER HAPPENINGS

September 4 (Monday): Labor Day. The Lighthouse of Broward will be closed.

September 5 (Tuesday): Tuesday Interfaith Group 1 pm to 3 pm in the dining room. Topic: “Forgiveness and Healing Our Wounds” Guest speaker: Religious leaders from Jewish and Christian faith traditions. Contact Tranique at 954-463-4217 ext. 115.

September 8 (Friday): Lighthouse of Broward will be closed for All Staff training.  

September 12 (Tuesday): FREE Skin Screening at the Lighthouse of Broward! 12 pm to 3 pm in the dining room. Dr. Alexis Stephens from Advanced Dermatology will provide a 5-10 minute exam of exposed skin. Each person will receive a goody bag of products from Dr. Stephens. There will be time for approximately 18-20 people so please come early. RSVP with Tranique at 954-463-4217 ext. 115.

September 19 (Tuesday): "non-LHOB group" BFF Outing at 1 pm to 3 pm at Don Arturo Restaurant Address: 1198 S.W. 27th Ave Fort Lauderdale FL 33312. Contact Ansel Davis (President of BFF) for more information at 754-246-7614.

REGULAR MEETINGS: AUGUST & SEPTEMBER

Bill Kociaba’s Exercise Class 10 am to 11:30 am in the dining room Tuesday: August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th September 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th. Contact Bill to RSVP at 954-801-6322 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Broward Council of the Blind meeting 3 pm to 5 pm in Room 20 Tuesday: August 8th & September 12th.The BCB President Dolor Ginchereau can be contacted at 954-473-0185 (home) or 954-616-7473 (cell).  

Baking with Joel 10am-12pm in the Training Kitchen Wednesday: August 2nd & 16th; September 6th & 20th There are a limited number of spots available (5 each class). Please call Joel at 954-805-0146 to RSVP.

Trivia Club 10 am to 12 pm in the Boardroom: Friday, August 4th, September 1st.  

Alumni Association Meeting 10 am to 12 pm in the boardroom Friday: August 18th & September 15th.

Yoga for Adults hosted by Broward County Parks & Recreation 10 am to 12 pm: Saturday, August 12th & August 26th at Sunview Park. Address: 1500 SW 42nd Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317. Saturday, September 9th & 23rd the location to be determined for September. The Class size is limited. Reservations are required by the Monday prior to each class. Call Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot. Bring a towel and your mat (some mats will be available for use.)

Book Club 10 am to 12 pm in the conference room. Friday, August 25th: Book Selection is The House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus. Friday, September 29th: The book selection is Once We Were Brothers by Ronald H. Balson. For more information please contact Ellen Meyers at 954-922-7360.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

  • Call For Talent: Are you a Singer, Dancer, Musician, Poet, or Performer with a Disability? Show off your skills at the Expo under the big tent on Saturday, October 7th. All ages are welcomed. Contact BriAnne at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 954-584-8000 ext. 348 to sign up!

  • Effective Immediately, all meetings of the Blinded Veterans Group have been cancelled.