MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Dozens of people took part in a march on Tuesday to mark the 90th annual “White Cane Day.”

With a little help from the Miami police and fire departments, the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind visually impaired residents and sponsors walked in Little Havana.

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Miami Lighthouse for the Blind president Virginia Jacko said they day was not only a celebration but an appreciation of the blind and visually impaired.

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“Having about 250 blind people here, and Florida Blue as our main sponsor, we love the community that helps the blind travel safely,” she said.

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Miami Mayor Francis Suarez also attended and reminded residents of the important role the visually impaired play every single day.