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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


I Get Around

Navigation apps are great tools to help get you where you need to go. There’s a variety in the mobile app stores for purchase or free download that will give you walking or transit directions, describe what’s nearby or give information about the bus you’re waiting for. In I Get Around, a webinar brought to… Continue Reading I Get Around


Open Your Windows

If you have a Windows 10 computer, you have access to several built in features that can make your computer easier to use. Want to learn more? Click on the video below, open your Windows and follow along as the Austin Lighthouse training team shows you how to unlock the accessibility features of Windows 10.… Continue Reading Open Your Windows


The Lockdown Scholar

If you’re looking for new ways to relax or expand your mind while staying safe at home, the Austin Lighthouse training team has you covered. In The Lockdown Scholar, a webinar brought to you in partnership with Northwest Hills Eye Care, the Lighthouse trainers demonstrate ways to learn with video courses, audiobooks and text to… Continue Reading The Lockdown Scholar