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The Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind is a nonprofit organization that has been providing opportunity and assistance to individuals affected by blindness in North Texas for the past 83 years. We believe that with knowledge, training and motivation, people affected by blindness can succeed and thrive in any workplace, live productive and meaningful lives, and be important contributors to their communities.

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Employee of the Month: Ricky Beard

Did you know that October is Blindness Awareness Month and Disability Employment Awareness Month? What better way to kickoff this exciting month than with our Employee of the Month announcement!

We're proud to recognize Ricky Beard as our Employee of the Month for October. Ricky first learned about the Lighthouse while attending the Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center for the Blind in Austin, Texas. He joined the Dallas Lighthouse team two years ago, and he continues to be an excellent and versatile employee.

"I love it here. I get to manufacture eyeglass cases and much more. Everything from working on the assembly line, to running our many machines...I'm all around," says Ricky. His supervisor, Margie is also enthusiastic about Ricky’s performance. She says, "He knows his job and is willing to do what he can to help." Congratulations, Ricky on this achievement. Special thanks to Ovation Health & Life Services, Inc. for sponsoring our Employee of the Month presentation!

(Pictured from left: Margie Harris, supervisor; Ricky Beard, October employee of the month; and Gordon Spark, EVP)


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