OCTOBER HAPPENINGS

 

October 6 (Saturday):  LHOB clients and families are invited to attend the National Sports Day. 9:30 am- 2:00 pm at the Sunrise Athletic Complex 11501 NW 44th Street Sunrise, FL 33351. Activities will include low pressure to various adapted sports. Please wear closed toe shoes, comfortable clothes, hat and other sun protection. Lunch will be served. RSVP by calling Samantha Kelly at 954-463-4217 ext. 118 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 10 (Wednesday): Network & Job Search Group meets on the second Wednesday  1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Job Readiness graduates ready to move on to the next step: join other blind and visually impaired professionals as we support each other and share networking ideas and job leads. RSVP to Leticia X 136 or Linda X 120.

October 10 (Wednesday): Family Support Group meets on the second Wednesday of every month at the LHOB in the boardroom. Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 PM. The purpose of the group is for family members to have a safe place to gain support, share feelings and obtain information regarding their family member’s vision loss. For more information or to RSVP email Elaine Schiffman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext.131) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext. 128).

 

October 11 (Thursday): The Alumni Association bake sale in the lobby 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. All proceeds support Lighthouse of Broward instructors in receiving current and comprehensive training in their fields. Call Joel at 954-805-0146 for pre-orders.

 

October 13 (Saturday): LHOB is hosting a White Cane Day Appreciation day event 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Lighthouse. There will be an information session on White Cane day, a walk, lunch and a raffle. Bring $5 with you to purchase a t-shirt and enter the raffle! RSVP to Fabienne at 954-463-4217 ext. 140 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

October 23 (Tuesday): Next Social Security work incentives Info session at 1pm in the Board Room at the Lighthouse of Broward. RSVP to Leticia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 954.463.4217 x 136. 

 

 

October 27(Saturday): NSU will host “The Expo” - 10am-3pm at NSU Davie Campus: 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd, Davie, FL. At the Alvin Sherman Library & Don Taft University Center. For more information, dial 211 or 954-537-0211. 

NOVEMBER HAPPENINGS  

 

November 14 (Wednesday): Network & Job Search Group meets on the second Wednesday  1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Job Readiness graduates ready to move on to the next step: join other blind and visually impaired professionals as we support each other and share networking ideas and job leads. RSVP to Leticia X 136 or Linda X 120.

November 14 (Wednesday): Family Support Group meets on the second Wednesday of every month at the LHOB in the boardroom. Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 PM. The purpose of the group is for family members to have a safe place to gain support, share feelings and obtain information regarding their family member’s vision loss. For more information or to RSVP email Elaine Schiffman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext.131) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext. 128).

November 14 (Wednesday): Lifetime learners presentation on Scams, Fraud and Identity Thief by presented by the Senior Answer 10am -12pm in the boardroom.

November 22-23 (Thursday-Friday): LHOB Closed for Thanksgiving and the day after. 

November 27 (Tuesday): Save the Date: The Lighthouse of Broward County (LHOB) is excited to announce its participation in this year’s #GivingTuesday, a global day of online giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Stay tuned for our campaign plans that will be announced on our Facebook page.

 

DECEMBER HAPPENINGS  

 

December 7 (Friday): LHOB closed to clients. (Staff Holiday Party). 

December 14 (Wednesday): Network & Job Search Group meets on the second Wednesday  1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Job Readiness graduates ready to move on to the next step: join other blind and visually impaired professionals as we support each other and share networking ideas and job leads. RSVP to Leticia ext. 136 or Linda ext. 120.

December 12 (Wednesday): Family Support Group meets on the second Wednesday of every month at the LHOB in the boardroom. Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 PM. The purpose of the group is for family members to have a safe place to gain support, share feelings and obtain information regarding their family member’s vision loss. For more information or to RSVP email Elaine Schiffman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext.131) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (954-463-4217, ext. 128).

December 14 (Friday): Client Holiday Party. More information to come.

December 24- January 4 (Monday- Friday): The Lighthouse Broward closed to clients and will reopen, January 7, 2019.

 

REGULAR MEETINGS: OCTOBER TO DECEMBER

Broward Council of the Blind meeting 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm in Room 20, 2nd Tuesday of the month October: 9, BCB will have a guest speaker, Bill Forbs supervisor of the Talking book Library in Fort Lauderdale, November 13 & December 11th. For more information, contact BCB President, Archie Deshazior at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 954-549-0763.

Baking with Joel 9 am-12 pm in the Training Kitchen, Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00pm October 3rd & 17th; November 7th & 21st & December 5th & 19th. Spots are limited (five spots each class). RSVP to Joel at 954-805-0146.

Trivia Club meets the first Friday of each month 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in the boardroom on Fridays. October 5th, November 2nd & December 6th

Alumni Association Meeting 10: 00 am – 12:00 pm in the boardroom Friday, October 19th & November 16th. After our November meeting, we will be having our annual end of year pizza party for all members. Please bring $6.00, your own beverage and arrange for transportation for a 1:15 pick up.

Lighthouse Book Club will meet 10:00 am – 12:00 pm in the boardroom on Friday, October 26: – Book selection is The House of Spies by Daniel Silva & November 30: – Book selection is The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict. Book club will resume in January 2019. For more information, please contact Ellen Meyers at 954-922-7360.

Yoga for Adults hosted by Broward County Parks & Recreation meets every 2nd & 4th Saturday 10 am - 12 pm Location to be determined. Call Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

The Expo will again feature a Talent Showcase on October 27, 2018, that will be open to performances of all kinds - spoken word, poetry, singing, dancing, wheelchair dancing, instrumental performance, etc. this will be an inclusive platform for people with any kind disability - and of all ages - to display their talents and abilities. Interested parties can contact BriAnne Weaver, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up to participate or for more information.

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