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We are the largest employer of people who are blind on the West Coast and the largest employer of people who are DeafBlind in the nation.

Pictured: Machinist Nathan Greenwood working at the Machine Shop at the Seattle facility

Thank You For Joining Our Fall Open House in Summerville!

Director of Public Relations and Development Shawn Dobbs addresses attendees at the Fall Open House

Director of Public Relations and Development Shawn Dobbs addresses attendees at the Fall Open House

Thank you to the Dorchester County Community members who joined the Summerville location of The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. for our End-of-Summer Open House on September 21st!

Special THANK YOU to Dorchester County Economic Development, South Carolina Commission for the Blind, the Summerville Evening Rotary Club, and the Summerville Noon and Evening Lions Clubs for their attendance.

Guests enjoyed hors ‘d’oeuvres, beer and wine, and toured our manufacturing area to see firsthand how we are creating opportunities for jobs for people who are blind in South Carolina. The open house also included remarks from Director of Public Relations and Development, Shawn Dobbs and Lighthouse Production Employee Shawn White. Thank you again to everyone who joined us for our Open House events throughout 2017. We are proud to be a member of the Dorchester County Community!

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Donor Appreciation Breakfast
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8:00 am
Jan
26
Lighthouse Oyster Roast
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