Press: LightHouse Opens on September 8

By // August 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SCHOOL ALTERNATIVE OPENS IN HOLYOKE Teens in Western Mass now have another educational option. LightHouse Personalized Education for Teens opens its doors on September 8 with an initial cohort of 30 students. “We serve the most interesting teens in Hampden County,” says Co-Director Catherine Gobron. “Teens who have vision and goals for their futures, and are inspired … Read More

Welcome, Laurie Herrick!

By // August 28, 2015

LightHouse is thrilled to announce that Laurie Herrick has joined our Board of Directors.  Laurie is the founder and President of RAINMAKER Consulting, a Holyoke based company which specializes in fundraising and organizational development for nonprofit organizations and foundations. The objectives of Lighthouse are very consistent with her commitment to the personal transformation that comes with learning. Learn more about … Read More

Open Houses Scheduled

By // August 23, 2015

2015-2016 Open Houses Scheduled!  We just scheduled LOTS of times for you to come by and check us out.  If none of these times work for you, we’re happy to schedule with you individually as well.  Get in touch and let us know what works for you: [email protected] Open Houses are a time to drop in and say hello.  All … Read More


By // August 16, 2015

After months of design and planning, our build-out is happening in high speed.  We have a wonderful crew of highly skilled, hard-working people in there banging it out, and they tell us that we are on schedule. It’s amazing to see it come to life from a piece of paper.  Couple more weeks until it’s fully painted and furnished, but … Read More

Announcing Chair and Vice Chair

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LIGHTHOUSE APPOINTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR The Board of Directors of LightHouse has named Diana Sutton-Fernández as the Chair of the Board and Joan Shulman as Vice Chair. Diana Sutton-Fernández is a resident of Holyoke, current member of the Board of the United Way of Hampshire County, and a past member of the Board of The Care … Read More