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.READ MORE: National Telecommunicators Week Honors 911 Call Center Workers
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.READ MORE: Woman Arrested After Hit & Run Crash That Killed Federal Judge Claimed She Was Harry Potter
“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.MORE NEWS: Hard Rock Stadium Vaccinating 16 And Older, No Appointments Needed
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez also attended and reminded residents of the important role the visually impaired play every single day.