Launch Event Miami-Dade County

Miami Lighthouse Sash A. Spencer Educational Empowerment Center Dedication

Miami Lighthouse Sash A. Spencer Educational Empowerment Center DedicationTuesday, October 7, 6pm-8pm - Sash A. Spencer Educational Empowerment Center, 601 SW 8th Avenue, Miami

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind & Visually Impaired will host the official dedication of the Sash A. Spencer Educational Empowerment Center. Barry E. Johnson, President & CEO of Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, will emcee the ceremonies at 601 SW 8th Avenue, as Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and other dignitaries cut the ribbon that marks the arrival of the new learning center for blind and visually impaired teenagers and adults. The event, sponsored by Walgreen Co., Northern Trust and Nostro Jones, P.A, will also recognize the firm of OHL Arellano Construction for its pro-bono role as General Contractor. The Sash A. Spencer Educational Empowerment Center will house three distinct rooms:
• The 3,000-square-foot Marta Weeks Wulf Education Suite will be home to a trio of rooms that can merge into one multipurpose facility. The rooms will be used for math classes in Nemeth Braille and will be equipped with a sound system allowing for music performances.
• Funded by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation, the Carmella Witt Technology Laboratory will provide access to digital information that levels the playing field for blind and visually impaired students.
• The Jan & Daniel Lewis Braille Homeroom will be a student gathering venue for practicing reading and writing Braille.
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