Horizons for the Blind Hosts Open House

Crystal Lake, IL, September 26, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Horizons for the Blind, a not-for-profit organization, recently relocated its headquarters to a new facility at 125 Erick St., A103, in Crystal Lake.

To celebrate this move, Horizons is hosting an Open House and Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Mixer on Oct. 18 from 2-7 p.m.

Scheduled activities include a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5 p.m., tours, interactive exhibits, raffles and refreshments.

This larger and more efficient space will allow Horizons to reach even greater numbers with their important services and create additional jobs for people with vision impairments.

For more information, call 815-444-8800 or visit www.horizons-blind.org.

Horizons for the Blind is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people who are blind or visually impaired, by increasing accessibility to consumer information, education, recreation and employment. Horizons is a leading provider of accessible transcription services to the business community and processes over 30,000 billing statements a month in braille, large print and audio formats for financial institutions, utility companies, cable TV and cell phone providers. Horizons’ newest project is directionsformeTM, (www.directionsforme.org) an exciting new Internet based service that makes consumer packaging information available in an accessible online format for people who are blind, visually impaired or simply have trouble seeing the small print on packages and labels.

Horizons for the Blind
Aaron Mason
815-455-8800 Ex. 224