Dania Beach, Fla. – The Lyons Club of Dania Beach hosted blind and visually impaired clients and staff from the Lighthouse of Broward to celebrate White Cane Awareness Day with a full barbecue lunch, games and raffle prizes. Approximately 30 guests were in attendance.

White Cane Awareness Day, originally established as White Cane Safety Day in 1964 by the U.S. Congress, spotlights the challenges of those who are blind and visually impaired with a focus on their independence and equality.

Lighthouse of Broward provides leadership, services, advocacy and resources necessary to enhance the lives of people who are blind and visually impaired in Broward County and empower them to live independent, healthy, employed and fulfilling lives.

Its broader vision is to ensure that all Broward residents who are blind or visually impaired enjoy independence and a high quality of life.

“We’re very grateful to the Lions Club of Dania Beach for their consistent support of our agency and our clients for the past 20 years,” said Ellyn Drotzer, president and CEO of Lighthouse of Broward.

“They really have a heart for those who are blind and visually impaired, especially the club’s president, Jim Silvernail.”

For other information visit lhob.org or call 954- 463-4217.