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New Year New Look

Lighthouse of Collier is confident that our new logo will capture the mission and vision that this organization has held since 2009. We hope that our community embraces the spirit, energy, and vitality of our new look. BOOKBINDER CENTER Lighthouse for Blindness and Vision Loss of Collier County is proud to announce that our center…
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Scott Flagel - Lighthouse of Collier

Scott Flagel, Lighthouse of Collier CEO, was elected Treasurer of the Board of Directors for Florida Agencies Serving the Blind (Florida ASB)

Florida ASB is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)3 consortium of 17 not-for-profit agencies serving the blind and is considered a national leader in setting standards and best practices for providing services to the blind. Learn more at Florida Agencies Serving the Blind (beyondvisionloss.org) Quote from Ellyn Drotzer, President of Board for Florida ASB We are delighted that…
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LIGHTHOUSE RECEIVES DONATION OF $1M FROM SUE BOOKBINDER

Lighthouse of Collier is pleased to announce it has received a $1,000,000 (one million) donation from Sue Bookbinder in memory of her late husband, Art Bookbinder. The gift was announced at our annual benefit dinner that was held November 8, 2023. It is the largest single gift that Lighthouse of Collier has ever received. Story/Quote…
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Children's camp 2023 group pic

Children’s Summer Camp 2023 – It’s a wrap!

What a camp! Our Children’s camp concluded on Friday, June 16, 2023. During each week of camp, students participated in several outings, providing them with opportunities to integrate into the community and practice independent travel skills. Our summer camp for children ages 6-13 offered an opportunity for children to apply skills they have practiced and…
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AER Accreditation

Lighthouse of Collier Earns FULL Accreditation – 1/18/23

We’re excited to announce that Lighthouse of Collier has been awarded FULL Accreditation through the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) Accreditation Program. The mission of the AER Accreditation Program is to advance excellence in the field of blindness and low vision services by ensuring that: organizations and specialized…
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Annual Benefit

Annual Benefit event – 11/9/22

Our 13th Annual Benefit “Celebrating LIGHThouse” on November 9th was a tremendous success! We were able to raise over $100,000 towards our programs and services that directly benefit the visually impaired community within Collier County. As always, our annual event wouldn’t be a success without your help by spreading the word about how important Lighthouse of…
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