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December 2013: You Can Still Make a Charitable Gift From Your IRA Through December 31st!
Make a direct contribution to Lighthouse from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA), without the contribution being included in your income. Find out how.
Saturday, November 23, 2013: Artist Incorporates Braille Into Paintings so Visually Impaired Can Experience Artwork
You don't need 20/20 vision to appreciate the meaning in Roy Nachum’s artwork
Monday, November 18, 2013: On the Ark, Two by Two, Creatures (and Performers) Great and Small
A cast that included adult singers, church choristers and, most moving of all, a roster of vision-impaired performers from the Lighthouse music program, including many children.
Sunday, September 29, 2013: Disruptions: Visually Impaired Turn to Smartphones to See Their World
In recent years, many smartphones apps that are aimed at blind people have appeared.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013: Jewish Guild Healthcare and Lighthouse International to Join Forces as Lighthouse Guild International
Merged organization will offer the broadest array of services in the world for people who are blind or vision impaired.
Monday, July 22, 2013: Lighthouse Chairman of the Board, Joseph A. Ripp Named CEO of Time Inc.
Lighthouse International is pleased to share good news regarding its chairman Joe Ripp, who has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner Inc.
Sunday, July 18, 2013: Accessible Pedestrian Signals Training Session at Lighthouse
Polara Engineering designers and manufacturers of Accessible Pedestrian Signals held a training at Lighthouse International for APS installers.
Sunday, July 14, 2013: New computer programs Musicians who are blind read, and write music
The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School featured in the Daily News.
June 25, 2013 — Lighthouse International Continued its Opposition to Use of Lever Machines
Lighthouse International Continued its Opposition to legislation that would authorize the use of lever machines in the upcoming New York City Elections and sent a letter to Governor Cuomo urging him to veto
Thursday, May 5, 2013: Lighthouse International Rides in the TD Five Boro Bike Tour
A team of Lighthouse International riders participated in the tour raising support and awareness about vision loss
Thursday, May 1, 2013: Law Requiring Taxi’s Be Accessible to People with Vision Loss in Effect
Local Law 57 of 2012 requiring all taxicabs to accessible to people with a visual impairment goes into effect on May 1, 2013.
Blending traditional sounds with a contemporary vibe, award-winning folk band Molasses Creek hails from Ocracoke Island, North Carolina. Bring lunch, friends and colleagues, we’ll provide beverages. Workshop at 2pm with students from the Music School’s pop/rock ensembles.
Eighteenth Annual “Lighthouse at the Met” Concert featuring music and art that illustrate nature and its impact: Fire, Water, Air and Earth. (Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York City.)
Students of the Comprehensive Music Program for Young People (CMPYP) will be joined by students from Branford, Canada to share music and stories of musical learning as young people with vision loss
Sunday, May 4, 2014: Lighthouse Double Up 4 Vision® team rides in 2014 TD Five Boro Bike Tour
For the 3rd year in a row, the Lighthouse team will be riding to raise awareness of the importance of vision health and care and to raise funding for programs and services that help people of all ages overcome the challenges of vision loss. Join us!
May 15-18, 2014: POSH® SALE
For over 40 years, the hottest sale with proceeds benefiting Lighthouse services. Shop fabulous women’s and men’s designer and contemporary fashions and home goods, at amazing prices!
Jam 59, the longstanding contemporary pop/rock ensemble, is joined by the Music School’s eclectic workshop band, The VIPs, plus individual artists for classic rock tunes and pop music of today and yesterday
Students of the Comprehensive Music Program for Young People perform in recital to showcase their achievements in individual instrumental and voice study. Awards presentation to follow
Featuring students of our Comprehensive Music Program for Young People, the performance communicates and demonstrates the joy of dance set to music All programs at The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The Comprehensive Music Program for Young People is funded, in part, by UJA Federation of New York. The Music School is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education.