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Day of Coverage at Launch Event

At the recent launch event for the ClickAndGo narrative map, News Channel 8 attended to capture informative details about this revolutionary technology to share with the public. This story is available at http://www.wjla.com/articles/2014/11/metro-unveils-new-app-for-visually-impaired-108863.html.

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Advanced Coverage in The Washington Post about New Technology

The Washington Post reporter, Paul Duggan, visited Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind to learn firsthand about the new travel technology. To read the story, please visit, http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/for-blind-riders-on-metrorail-a-new-web-site-and-phone-app-are-designed-to-lead-the-way/2014/11/04/6a65c33c-644f-11e4-bb14-4cfea1e742d5_story.html.

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New Free Technology Released Today

New Free Technology Released Today Enables Blind, Vision-Impaired To Safely Navigate DC Metro Stations and Routes 100 Routes Into Gallery Place Chinatown Station Is First Deployment In US November 7, 2014, Washington, DC — For the first time, travelers who are blind or visually impaired will have access to a…

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Blind Awareness Day

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:         Jocelyn Hunter 202-454-6422, office, jhunter@clb.org  Blind Awareness Day Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 WHAT:            A collaboration of blindness organizations in DC in conjunction with the DC’s Office of Disability Rights will host a Blind Awareness Day celebration, a community event organized to highlight a national day…

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Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Announces 4th Annual Light the Way 5k Saturday, September 20th

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For Immediate Release       Contact: Jocelyn Hunter Director of Communications (202) 454-6422, office jhunter@clb.org   Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Announces 4th Annual Light the Way 5k Saturday, September 20th   Annual event raises awareness of the capabilities of people who are blind and visually impaired   August…

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Beeping Easter Egg Hunt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         Contact: Jocelyn Hunter                                           202-454-6422,  jhunter@clb.org  Media Advisory: 35th Annual Easter Egg Hunt with Beeping Eggs WHO:             Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) will participate in the 35th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for children who are blind or visually impaired. The event is sponsored by the New Vision…

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Shot in the Dark

Shot in the Dark Washington, DC – On Friday evening, July 11, 2014, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) will host its 2nd Annual Shot in the Dark Golf & Dinner Classic, a 9-hole golf classic in the dark, at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, MD.  The mission of Shot…

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