Dear Lighthouse Community,

 

On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff, we are thrilled to announce that the renovation of our Lighthouse is complete! If you have not stopped by for a class or one of our many social and educational activities then come on be and see what we have been up-to! This renovation marks the rebirth of our sleepy Lighthouse into a bustling center of education, training, and job creation. As always, we will continue to proudly serve our community with the highest quality of care.

 

Sincerely,

 

Ellyn Drotzer, MSW, LCSW

President & CEO

 

 

APRIL HAPPENINGS

 

April 10 (Wednesday): Family Support Group will meet in the Boardroom. 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). 

 

April 10 (Wednesday): Network & Job Search Group will meet 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm in the boardroom. Job Readiness graduates ready to move on to the next step: join other blind and visually impaired professionals as we support each other and share networking ideas and job leads. *Please note only for students who have completed Job Readiness class, for any questions please contact VR case manager. RSVP to Leticia X 136 or Linda X 120.

 

April 24 (Wednesday): Social Security work incentives Info session 10 am in the Boardroom. 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

 

April 26 (Friday): LHOB Volunteer Luncheon, invite only.

 

April 27 (Saturday): American Heritage School presents the second annual “Heroes” event, a concert & auction to benefit the Lighthouse of Broward, featuring Spencer Battiest. Spencer a Native American singer, songwriter, and 2017 MTV Music Video Award Winner. 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/heroes .

 

MAY HAPPENINGS

 

May 7(Tuesday): Alumni 50/50 Cash Raffle in the lobby from 9:30 am to 1:00 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 8 (Wednesday): Family Support Group will meet in the Boardroom. 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). 

 

May 8 (Wednesday): Network & Job Search Group will meet 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm in the boardroom. Job Readiness graduates ready to move on to the next step: join other blind and visually impaired professionals as we support each other and share networking ideas and job leads. *Please note only for students who have completed Job Readiness class, for any questions please contact VR case manager. RSVP to Leticia X 136 or Linda X 120.

 

May 17(Friday): Annual Alumni Luncheon, invite only.

 

May 22 (Wednesday): Social Security work incentives Info session 10 am in the Boardroom. 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

 

May 27 (Monday): Memorial Day LHOB Closed.

 

JUNE HAPPENINGS

 

June 12 (Wednesday): Family Support Group will meet in the Boardroom. 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). 

 

June 12 (Wednesday): Network & Job Search Group will meet 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm in the boardroom. Job Readiness graduates ready to move on to the next step: join other blind and visually impaired professionals as we support each other and share networking ideas and job leads. *Please note only for students who have completed Job Readiness class, for any questions please contact VR case manager. RSVP to Leticia X 136 or Linda X 120.

 

June 26 (Wednesday): Social Security work incentives Info session 10 am in the Boardroom. 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: APRIL TO JUNE

 

Broward Council of the Blind will meet at 2880 W Oakland Park Blvd Ste. 104 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 Tuesday, April 9. 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 information regarding the meetings in May and June.

 

Baking with Joel 9am to 12 pm in the training kitchen, Wednesday, May 1st & 15th & June 5th & 19th. Spots are limited (five each class). RSVP to Joel at 954-805-0146.

 

Trivia Club meets the first Friday of the month 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in boardroom. Trivia will not meet in April but will resume meetings May 3rd & June 7th.  

 

Alumni Association will meet 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the boardroom Friday, April 19th & June 21st. May 17 is the Alumni’s annual luncheon.

 

Lighthouse Book Club will meet 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the boardroom. Friday, April 26th , A Wall of White: the true story of heroism and survival in the face of a deadly avalanche by Jennifer Woodlief, May 31st, Watch Me Disappear: a novel by Janelle Brown and June 28th, Before We Were Yours: a novel by Lisa Wingate. 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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