LIGHTHOUSE MOVE ANNOUNCEMENT

 

·       LHOB will temporarily move while our North Andrews Avenue center is being renovated to better meet the needs of clients.

·       Temporarily locating to a building within the First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale (Church). Hours of operations will remain the same, 8am to 4pm, for clients.

·       The Church’s address is  301 E. Broward Blvd Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

·       The relocation will begin on January 3, 2019, and  classes will begin on January 9, 2018. O&M instructors and extra staff will be available to assist clients around the building.

·       All services will continue to be offered with no interruption, please contact your case manager with specific question regarding your class schedule. We anticipate returning to our 650 North Andrews Avenue location by the end of March 2019.

·      Clients will enter the building on NE 1st Street at Entrance “C” which is also is where TOPS will drop off.  

·       There is free two (2) hour parking available for visitors.

·       LHOB phone number will remain the same, (954-463-4217), and the 143 activities line will have updated information.

·       If you attend social, group activities and support groups please note below temporary locations for meetings during the move.  

JANUARY HAPPENINGS

 

JANUARY 1 – January 4 (Tuesday- Friday): The Lighthouse Broward closed to clients. January 9, 2019 to client services will begin at the First Baptist church.

 

January 21 (Monday):  Martin Luther King, Jr. day LHOB will be closed.

 

January 9 (Wednesday): Family Support Group will meet at the Nob Hill Hall 10200 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33322. Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 PM. For more information or to RSVP email Elaine Schiffman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext.131) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext. 128).  

 

FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS   

 

February 13 (Wednesday): Family Support Group will meet at the Nob Hill Hall 10200 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33322. Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 PM. For more information or to RSVP email Elaine Schiffman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext.131) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext. 128). 

 

February 13 (Wednesday): Network & Job Search Group will meet 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm in the First Baptist Church conference room. Job Readiness graduates ready to move on to the next step will join other blind and visually impaired professionals as we support each other and share networking ideas and job leads. RSVP to Leticia X 136 or Linda X 120.

 

February 13 (Wednesday): Social Security work incentives Info session 10 am at the First Baptist church room. For room location RSVP to Leticia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 954.463.4217 x 136. *Tentative date* Call Leticia to confirm this session.

 

February 15(Friday): Annual Alumni Fundraiser at Bobby Rubino’s (2501 N Federal Hwy) 12:30pm-2:30pm. $22 per person (cash only at the door). Seating is limited. RSVP by Monday February 12 to Tranique at 954-463-4217 ext. 115 Lots of Fabulous Prizes Raffles are $5.00 for six tickets. All proceeds will support the Lighthouse of Broward’s Alumni Association.

 

February 18 (Monday): President’s Day LHOB Closed.

 

MARCH HAPPENINGS   

 

March 13 (Wednesday): Family Support Group will meet at the Nob Hill Hall 10200 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33322 Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 PM. For more information or to RSVP email Elaine Schiffman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext.131) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext. 128). 

 

March 20 (Wednesday):  Social Security work incentives Info session 10 am at the First Baptist church room. For room location RSVP to Leticia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 954.463.4217 x 136

 

REGULAR MEETINGS: JANUARY TO MARCH

Broward Council of the Blind will meet at 2880 W Oakland Park Blvd Ste. 104 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 the 2nd Tuesday of the month, January 8, February 12, and March 12 from 2pm to 4pm. Please contact President, Archie Deshazior at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 954-549-0763 for more information.

 

Baking with Joel is postponed until April 2019.

 

Trivia Club will meet 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the First Baptist Church conference room on February 1 & March 1. Trivia will not meet in January.

 

Alumni Association will meet 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in First Baptist Church conference room Friday, January 18 & March 15. February 15 is the Alumni’s annual fundraiser. Please see February happenings for details.

 

Lighthouse Book Club will meet 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the conference room at First Baptist Church on Friday, January 25, The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure and Betrayal by Howard Blum, February 22, Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng and March 29, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. April’s book is “A Wall of white: the true story of heroism and survival in the face of a deadly avalanche by Jennifer Woodlief”. For more information, please contact Ellen Meyers at 954-922-7360.

 

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.

 

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