Posts Tagged ‘Louisiana Association for the Blind’

Louisiana blind help with USS New York

© Associated Press/The Advertiser, Shreveport — Members of the Louisiana Association for the Blind are taking particular interest in the USS New York — the ship made in Louisiana using material from the World Trade Center buildings. Members of the organization supplied the more than 10,000 square feet of slip resistant material for the ship…. READ ARTICLE

Louisiana Association for the Blind provides Safety Walk material for USS New York

PRNewswire, Shreveport — The Louisiana Association for the Blind (LAB) today announced it has supplied the more than 10,000 square feet of SKILCRAFT (R)/3M Safety Walk (TM) Slip Resistant Material for the USS New York (LPD 21), an amphibious transport dock ship built and delivered by Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding — Gulf Coast’s Avondale shipyard. Through the Ability One Program, LAB is able to provide quality employment to the visually impaired and currently employs 125 people, 42 of those who are blind. LAB’s Safety Walk (TM) Department, which consists of six blind and three sighted employees, has played a significant role in manufacturing and supplying the Safety Walk (TM) material for the ship…. READ PRESS RELEASE

Louisiana Association for the Blind

By Erica Bennett © KTAL-TV, Shreveport, Louisiana — At Louisiana Association for the Blind, everyone is equal. The 82 year old group provides steady employment to hundreds who are visually impaired…. READ ARTICLE

Louisiana Association for the Blind offers jobs and more

By Jim Potts © nwlanews.com, Louisiana — Unlike many other area private, non-for-profit institutions, the Louisiana Association for the Blind finds itself in a lucrative position of expansion. The LAB currently assists approximately 2200 visually impaired citizens from the Shreveport-Bossier area and surrounding cities and parishes…. READ STORY