The Beacon Newsletter:April-June 2018

 APRIL HAPPENINGS

 

April 20 (Friday): Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, invite only.

 

April 22 (Sunday): The Broward Center for the Performing Arts Presents A Sensory-Friendly Performance “Are You My Mother” by P.D. Eastman, 3 pm in the Amaturo Theater. Purchase tickets by clicking the following Line: Purchase Tickets Here! 

Use special promo code “SENSORY” to save $4 per ticket! For groups of 10 or more call 954-660-6307.

 

April 28 (Saturday): American Heritage School Presents “Heroes” a concert & auction to benefit the Lighthouse of Broward, featuring Carlos de Antonis. Carlos is a world acclaimed opera singer who studied under Luciano Pavarotti and was featured on NBC's America’s Got Talent! The event will be on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 PM at American Heritage School Main Theatre at 12200 W Broward Blvd Plantation, FL 33325. Cocktail attire; to purchase tickets call 954-463-4217 ext. 115 or visit our website at www.lhob.org.

 

April 24 (Tuesday):  Broward Council of the Blind Ice Cream Sale/Fundraiser in the LHOB dining room from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm. 

MAY HAPPENINGS

May 18(Friday): Alumni Luncheon, invite only. 

May 15(Tuesday): Alumni 50/50 Cash Raffle in the lobby from 10 am to 2 pm. The winner of the cash raffle will receive 50% of the proceeds collected. The other 50% will be donated to the Alumni Association. The Alumni Association supports Lighthouse of Broward instructors in receiving current and comprehensive training in their fields. $1 per Ticket $5 for six Tickets.

May 28(Monday): Memorial Day, Lighthouse is closed.

JUNE HAPPENINGS

June 25-July 17(Monday-Friday): Client and Lifetime Learner meetings, social groups and activities are postponed until August.

 

REGULAR MEETINGS: APRIL-JUNE

 

Broward Council of the Blind meeting 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm in Room 20, 2nd Tuesday of the month, April: 10, May: 8, June 12. For more information, contact BCB President, Archie Deshazior at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 954-549-0763. There will be no meeting in July. Meetings will resume in August.

 

The Vision of Unity group meeting 1 pm -2 pm in room 13, 1st Tuesday of the month, April: 3, May: 1 & June: 5. For more information, contact the VOU President, India Ashley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There will be no meetings July. Meetings will resume in August. 

 

Baking with Joel 9 am-12 pm in the Training Kitchen, Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm April: 4 & 18, May 2 & 16, June: 6 & 20. Spots are limited (five spots each class). RSVP to Joel at 954-805-0146. There will be no classes from June 25-July 27. Classes will resume in August. 

 

Do you enjoy obscure details? Are you loaded with little-known facts and ready to share your great mind? Well, here is a chance to exhibit your fine memory. Yes fellow Lighthouse Friends, the Trivia Club wants you! We meet the first Friday of each month 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the boardroom on Fridays. April: 6, May: 4, June: 1. We laugh a lot and enjoy Madeline’s wonderful baked treats. Hope to see you soon. There will be no meeting in July. Meetings will resume in August. 

 

Alumni Association Meeting 10 am - 12 pm in the boardroom Friday, April: 20, (No meeting in May, see May Happenings), June: 15. There will be no meeting in July. Meetings will resume in August. 

 

Lighthouse Book Club will meet 10 am - 12 pm in the boardroom on Friday, April: 27 – Book selection is A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman & May: 25 – Book selection is A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy by Sue Klebold & Andrew Solomon. June: 22 – Book selection is Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham For more information, please contact Ellen Meyers at 954-922-7360. There will be no meeting in July. Meetings will resume in August. 

 

Bill Kociaba’s Exercise Class 10:00 am to 11:30 am in the dining room, Tuesdays, April: 3, 10, 17. Contact Bill to RSVP at 954-801-6322 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Yoga for Adults hosted by Broward County Parks & Recreation meets every 2nd & 4th Saturday 10 am - 12 pm Location to be determined. Call Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

The Florida Vision & Technology store will be moving to a new location effective April 1, 2018. The new store location is at the Oakland Park Forum: 2880 W Oakland Park Blvd Suite 104 in Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 beginning April 2, 2018. Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 12 pm to 4 pm Florida Vision will host their grand opening at their new location. Contact the store at 954-525-5311 for new store location information.

 

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