photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph
Visually impaired Horizon Industries employees Jason Toole, Ina Artega, her service dog Jasmine and co-worker Christy Clemmer, all of Tyler, walk in the annual White Cane Walk Monday October 15 in downtown Tyler, Texas. The event was held by The Lighthouse, an East Texas nonprofit that assists blind residents in the community. The annual walk honors White Cane Day, nationally designated as Oct. 15, by President Lyndon B. Johnson recognizing the importance of the white cane as a symbol of independence for blind people. Horizon Industries is a division of The Lighthouse that employs blind and visually impaired people.