CEA Foundation Extends Grant to Lighthouse Guild’s Technology Center

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ARLINGTON, Va.— The CEA Foundation, a charitable organization affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), announced it will continue to support Lighthouse Guild with a second annual grant for The Henry A. Grunwald Technology Center. The Center is comprised of a dedicated team of technology professionals who provide instruction, training, demonstrations and forums, both on-site and virtually on the web, utilizing cutting-edge technologies to significantly enhance the lives of people who are visually impaired.

“With new technologies coming to market all the time, there is a strong need for technology instruction across a variety of demographics, especially among seniors and people with vision impairments. The technology center, with this grant, will continue to support the CEA Foundation’s mission by undertaking the challenge of helping individuals utilize the potential and reap the benefits of today’s innovative technologies,” said John Shalam, chairman of the CEA Foundation.

Alan R. Morse, JD, PhD, president and CEO, Lighthouse Guild, added, “Every day new technologies are developed that can help improve people’s lives by reducing or eliminating the barriers they experience. Thanks to the CEA Foundation, we can provide our clients with hands-on training required to help them use these technologies."