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TAB Recognized for Overall Achievement

Travis Association for the Blind, also known as the Austin Lighthouse, was recently recognized by National Industries for the Blind (NIB)  for its efforts to carry out the NIB mission. The Austin Lighthouse was recognized for Overall Achievement by a large agency. Other honorees were Lighthouse Louisiana and Lighthouse Works in Florida. Click the link… Continue Reading TAB Recognized for Overall Achievement


Get Involved on World Sight Day

Heart Your Eyes

Every second Thursday in October is World Sight Day. This global day of awareness focuses on bringing attention to vision impairments, blindness, and eye health. This year’s theme is Love Your Eyes. According to the World Health Organization, two billion people have a vision impairment or blindness and one billion of those could have been… Continue Reading Get Involved on World Sight Day


Woody Harrison Wins Telly Award for Lighthouse Video

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Woody Harrison, a video storyteller for nonprofits and member-driven associations, received the 2021 Telly Award for his video  introducing the Austin Lighthouse and its mission to the world. The Telly Awards, founded in 1979, honors excellence in video and television across all screens. The judging council comprises leading video and television experts… Continue Reading Woody Harrison Wins Telly Award for Lighthouse Video


Lighthouse Employees Headed to Beep Baseball World Series

2021 World Series Logo: 2 bats are crossed with a beep baseball in the middle. World Series is written across the bats. A player swings above the bats and a base is below. Text reads presented by Visit Wichita and Envision.

Seven Austin Lighthouse employees are Wichita-bound for the 2021 Beep Baseball World Series. Our employees, representing the Austin Blackhawks and San Antonio Jets, will play in the National Beep Baseball Association (NBBA) tournament July 27 – 31 in Wichita, Kansas. Brandon Chesser, a beep baseball player and Lighthouse supervisor, shared a few details about the… Continue Reading Lighthouse Employees Headed to Beep Baseball World Series