Lighthouse Board Members Discuss Lighthouses on Mag Mile Auction on WGN Radio

Chicago Lighthouse Board Chair Gary Rich and Board Member David Huber appeared live on the August 6th edition of the “Steve Cochran Show” on WGN Radio (720-AM).  Gary and  Dave talked about the success of our Lighthouses on The Mag MileTM Public Art Display and gave a preview of the upcoming online auction of the lighthouses.  

Listen to the full segment here.

Chicago's Lighthouses: Shedding light on artists with disabilities - CBS News

The Chicago Lighthouse's popular public art display, Lighthouses on The Mag Mile, was showcased to a national audience July 22 via a segment on CBS Sunday Morning. Many of the artists have disabilities. The piece not only illustrated what they can do if given the chance but demonstrated the importance of civility and kindness in our country. We invite you to visit the lighthouses and share our messages of access, inclusion, kindness and civility!

"Lighthouses on Mag Mile Reflect Artists’ Personal Journey with Disabilities" - WGNTV

WGN-TV Reporter Erin Ivory did a profile of our Lighthouses on The Mag Mile Public Art Display, which ran multiple times on the station’s news broadcasts July 9 and July 10.  Included in the segment were interviews with Lighthouse President/CEO Dr. Janet Szlyk, who developed the initiative, and two artists with disabilities who designed lighthouses for the event: Kristine Metoyer and Ted Gram-Boarini.

See the WGN feature here.

"Suburban Artists Paint Lighthouses for Chicago's Mag Mile Display"

Daily Herald Reporter Katlyn Smith profiled our Lighthouses on The Mag Mile Public Art Display in a comprehensive article that ran on the paper’s front page this past weekend.

Included were several stunning photographs of some of the lighthouse sculptures and an overview from Chicago Lighthouse President/CEO Dr. Janet Szlyk who initiated the idea and spearheaded the entire effort.

Chicago Lighthouse Announces that Huber Financial Advisors LLC Will Be Presenting Sponsor for Lighthouses on The Mag Mile Public Art Initiative

CHICAGO -- April 25, 2018—The Chicago Lighthouse announces that David Huber CFP®, CEO of Huber Financial Advisors, LLC, an independent wealth management firm, will serve as the Presenting Sponsor for Lighthouses on The Mag Mile, a citywide public art initiative celebrating access and inclusion this summer.

WGN-TV Segment on Lighthouse Industries Fashion Clocks

WGN-TV profiled Chicago Lighthouse Industries’ new fashion clocks for its cover story on the 9 pm newscast on Friday, November 24.

The segment also showcased several employees who are legally blind who make the clocks.  The piece was so popular that it ran two additional times on WGN, including this morning’s 9 am newscast!  Many thanks to the production team, Reporter Gaynor Hall, Producer Pam Grimes and Photojournalist Mike D’Angelo for doing an outstanding job on the story!

WGN Segment on Joining Forces Call Center at The Chicago Lighthouse

In observance of Veterans Day this week, WGN-TV/Channel 9 profiled the Joining Forces Call Center at The Chicago Lighthouse, which assists Illinois Veterans and their families by providing critical information about housing, education, employment, health care and other services.  The segment aired several times on November 7 and 8, 2017.

Watch the segment here.