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The Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind is a nonprofit organization that has been providing opportunity and assistance to individuals affected by blindness in North Texas for the past 83 years. We believe that with knowledge, training and motivation, people affected by blindness can succeed and thrive in any workplace, live productive and meaningful lives, and be important contributors to their communities.

Charity Golf Classic

Registration is now open!
Join us Monday, October 20th as we Tee off for Opportunity at the 2014 Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind Charity Golf Classic! This scramble-style golf tournament will tee off at 8am at the Cowboys Golf Course in Grapevine, Texas. Proceeds from the event benefit Dallas Lighthouse and our community programs that help thousands of people with blindness thrive in the workplace, live productive and meaningful lives, and be important contributors to our community.

Event Registration (NOW OPEN):
$300 per player / $1,000 per team (foursome)

Registration fees include: breakfast, snacks, a seated lunch (with beverages), green fees, cart fees and practice balls.

Register Online NOW or Download a Printable Registration Form

A wide range of sponsorships are available ranging from $10,000 to $1,500. We also have ‘A La Carte sponsorship opportunities available like Pin Flags and videos. We are also accepting in-kind items for our silent auction ($50 minimum value requested).

Download a Sponsorship packet

For more information on the 2014 Charity Golf Classic, contact our Philanthropy department at development@dallaslighthouse.org or 214.420.6573.

Employee of the Month: Maria Avellaneda

Maria Avellaneda is a dedicated DLB team player that works in our Industrial Division manufacturing eyeglass cases. Maria was nominated for Employee of the Month by her supervisor, Margie Harris. Margie says, "...Maria is an excellent employee. She's a fast learner...[and] there is nothing that she won't try to do."

Maria moved to the United States 18 years ago, and began losing her sight from Glaucoma. "I began learning English and Braille at the same time," says Maria. Not only is Maria positive and productive, she enjoys the work she does at the Lighthouse. "I like everything I'm asked to do here. I'm so glad to have this opportunity."

Congratulations, Maria for being Employee of the Month for August! Pictured from left: Margie Harris (supervisor), Maria Avellaneda (Employee of the Month), and Gordon Spark (Executive Vice President)


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