Meet longtime Enchanted Hills Camper, Billy Lei.
Want a better way to get around San Francisco and the Bay Area? LightHouse tactile maps are a go-to resource for orientation and travel planning. In conjunction with production of Accessible BART Station Maps we have also produced simple user friendly braille and tactile maps of all nine San Francisco Muni Metro stations. Each map … Continue reading Accessible Muni Metro Maps – Taking Orders Now
This is another in our continuing series of staff profiles which feature the people who make up the Lighthouse. “My trip to Nicaragua completed a circle. It was spectacular. It was life,” LightHouse afternoon Receptionist Gilberto Melendez responded when asked about a recent visit to Nicaragua to visit family. Gilberto [pronounced: Hill-bear-toe] regularly interjects metaphors … Continue reading Gilberto Melendez Brings Warmth and Eagerness to Serve the LightHouse
Hold a Wellness Gathering at Enchanted Hills Retreat in Napa. Enchanted Hills on beautiful Mt. Veeder in Napa is rustic, affordable and gorgeous place away from it all (but only 8 miles from downtown Napa). Whether it is yoga, meditation, hiking or another type of spiritual or wellness retreat, Enchanted Hills is the place to … Continue reading Made a New Year’s Resolution to Get Healthy in 2015?
Join the more than 1000 students who participated last year in the 2015 Northern California Braille Challenge. This year it will be held at Santa Clara Valley Blind Center in San Jose. Youth from Northern California in grades 1 through 12 are invited to compete in a series of five skills contests demonstrating braille reading … Continue reading Save the Date – Braille Challenge 2015 is Saturday, February 28
Registration is already open for the Napa Rotary’s Cycle for Sight 2015 ride which will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Sign up at www.cycle4sight.com to ride as a cyclist for Team LightHouse and enjoy the beauty of scenic Napa and the challenge of a 15, 25 or 50 mile route with 2,000 other … Continue reading Get on Your Marks – Register Now for Cycle for Sight 2015 and Ride on Saturday, April 18
Just in time for the new year – we have now doubled our braille production ability with the purchase of a second industrial-strength braille embosser. Our Access to Information Services Department provides access to the printed word for individuals who are unable to read conventional print or any visually conveyed information. With our talking maps … Continue reading A New Addition to Our Braille Capability
Includes New and Returning Special Sessions. Online application available at noon on February 2nd. This summer’s camp schedule is up, including Chemistry Camp, our second annual Music Academy session featuring Dancing Dots founder Bill McCann, a new Horse Camp and a special STEM session for kids during our Youth Session. This year we’ve worked in … Continue reading Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind 2015 Sessions – Enrollment Opens on February 2
Please join us at the LightHouse in February to learn more about planned giving and charitable bequests in an informative workshop hosted by Alma Soongi Beck, Esq.: Planned Giving: How it benefits you as well as the community A discussion on how estate planning can help you achieve your personal goals while helping the organizations … Continue reading Leave a Legacy – Free Planned Giving Seminar at the LightHouse on February 27, 2015
Filmakers – the news you’ve been waiting to hear. The 2015 Superfest International Disability Film Festival will take place November 14th and 15th in San Francisco. Film submissions will be accepted January 12, 2015 through March 15th, 2015. This year we are accepting submissions for short (under 45 minutes) and full length films in all … Continue reading Call for Submissions: Superfest 2015