ABC 7 kicked off media coverage for our Lighthouses on The Mag Mile Public Art Display with a segment featuring Chicago Lighthouse President/CEO Dr. Janet Szlyk, and father-son artist team, Nino and Mario Rodriguez.
Didier Nolet, one of the artists participating in Lighthouses on The Mag Mile, was profiled recently by the Beverly Review, a community newspaper serving Chicago’s southwest side.
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Tour the Lighthouses on The Mag Mile - June 19-August 11th. View over 40 unique lighthouse sculptures and help lead the way for people with disabilities.
CHICAGO –Fifty-one 6 foot lighthouse sculptures on famed North Michigan Avenue will catch the public’s eye and capture their hearts this summer. Millions of visitors will see diverse art displays that asks the same question: “How can I be part of access and inclusion for people with disabilities?”
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.
VisionQuest, The Chicago Lighthouse’s very own band of talented musicians who are blind, was showcased on NBC 5 December 15. Reporter LeeAnn Trotter interviewed several of the members along with band manager Bob Mantsh. She even got caught up in the group’s magical sounds and was swaying to their music!
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!
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.