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Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center CEO Chairs Florida Agencies Serving the Blind

SARASOTA, Fla. – July 27, 2021 – Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that educates and empowers those affected by vision loss in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, DeSoto and Highlands Counties is excited to announce the election of its CEO, Lisa J. Howard, CFRE as chair of the Florida Agencies Serving the Blind (FASB). 

Lisa Howard
Lisa Howard

The mission of the FASB is to serve as the organizational support empowering private agencies serving Floridians with blindness and visual impairment. As a united voice, FASB helps agencies in Florida provide state-of-the-art professional vision rehabilitation services to enhance the quality of individual and community life.

“We are delighted that our CEO was elected as chair of the Florida Agencies Serving the Blind,” said Angela Abrams, President, Lighthouse Board of Directors. “Her expertise will provide valuable leadership.”

To learn more about FASB, visit beyondvisionloss.org and to learn about the mission of Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center, go to LighthouseEducationCenter.org

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About the Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center: Our mission is to educate and empower those affected by vision loss so they may enjoy happy, healthy and independent lives. Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center is the only nationally accredited, non-profit agency providing rehabilitation training to blind and visually impaired individuals of all ages (children through seniors) in five Florida counties including Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Highlands and DeSoto. 

Florida Agencies Serving the Blind unites the individual voices of Floridians with visual impairment, member agencies serving the blind, eye care professionals, and members of Florida’s legislature. Together, we enhance the quality of life for Floridians with vision loss while enriching our communities. At Florida Agencies Serving the Blind, we provide those with visual impairment access to services that empower success in every area of their life.