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56th Annual Camp Lighthouse

For Immediate release WHO: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) will host an annual tradition, its 56th Camp Lighthouse, at the YMCA in Silver Spring. WHAT: Campers ages 6 – 12, who are blind or visually impaired, will participate in camp activities such as; arts and crafts and beep ball.…

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CLB’s 115th Anniversary

115 Years Serving the Washington, DC Community Sunday, May 17th, will mark Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind’s (CLB) 115th Anniversary.  CLB is a Washington, DC based organization with offices also located in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties. CLB services the entire greater Washington, DC region. Services include job training, vision…

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3rd Annual Shot in the Dark Golf and Dinner Classic

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                                                                Contact: Jocelyn Hunter Director of Communications (202) 454-6422, office jhunter@clb.org Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Hosts 3rd Annual “Shot in the Dark” Dinner and Golf Classic WHEN: Friday, May 1, 2015 1:00 PM – Pro-Am featuring world-renowned champion golfers who are blind and…

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CLB’s ClickAndGo DC Metro Wayfinding Project

The ClickAndGo DC Metro narrative map recently launched at Metro Headquarters, is a joint effort of Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, ClickAndGo Wayfinding Maps, and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The National Capital Transportation Planning Board contributed to the development of the new project. The app is free to travelers. “Starting…

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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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