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PURELL® Emergency Response Products Now Available

We’ve brought in PURELL® Brand Emergency Response products to help fulfill the needs of our federal, state and local government end users. GOJO Industries, our co-brand partner, is packaging these products in different containers than usual to help speed up production. So, the packaging may look different, but it’s still America’s #1 sanitizer inside. Additional… Continue Reading PURELL® Emergency Response Products Now Available


Jim Meehan Named One of Austin Business Journal’s Inspiring Leaders

The Austin Business Journal is shining a light on those doing noble deeds during the dark days of the pandemic. Austin Lighthouse CEO, Jim Meehan, made the list of 2020 Central Texas’ Inspiring Leaders, alongside Michael Dell, Kendra Scott and others. ABJ tells their story in their multi-part Inspiring Leaders digital series. In Part 3,… Continue Reading Jim Meehan Named One of Austin Business Journal’s Inspiring Leaders


Pamela Chesser is NIB’s 2020 National Employee of the Year

The Austin Lighthouse is proud to include Pamela Chesser as a valued member of our dynamic team. For 12 years, she has boosted the morale of her colleagues and reminded them of the value of the service they provide to our armed services. Pam earned the 2020 Peter J. Salmon Employee of the Year award from National Industries for the Blind. She… Continue Reading Pamela Chesser is NIB’s 2020 National Employee of the Year


Celebrating Nichole Nobles – 2020 Artie Lee Hinds Award Winner

Nichole Nobles, production worker at the Austin Lighthouse, was selected as the 2020 Artie Lee Hinds Award Winner! This award, presented by WorkQuest during a virtual awards ceremony on September 23, recognizes the hard work, service and leadership of an employee at a Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) participating in the Texas State Use Program. She… Continue Reading Celebrating Nichole Nobles – 2020 Artie Lee Hinds Award Winner


WorkQuest Spotlights Austin Lighthouse in Focus Newsletter

In May, the Austin Lighthouse shipped its 3 millionth bottle of PURELL SKILCRAFT sanitizer since the COVID-19 pandemic began.  The media, Texas Workforce Commission and WorkQuest were there to witness it all. After the case containing the milestone bottle was loaded onto a delivery truck, an appreciation celebration was held for the employees who worked… Continue Reading WorkQuest Spotlights Austin Lighthouse in Focus Newsletter