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.