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Recap of The Blind Dinner Date Fundraiser which was held on August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Blind Dinner Date Fundraising Event was held outside at the Roanoke Farm for Kids in Lowell. It turned out to be a beautiful evening. There were over 100 people in attendance and over $28,000 was raised. The awardees were very appreciative and humble. The food and DJ all added to a successful event. The proceeds from this event go to ABVI and Cherry Health Vision Services, which include the GR Lions Vision Clinic, Special Eyes Program and See to Succeed Program. Hope to see you next year! Enjoy the pictures!
Vision in Action Award: Honoring a non-medical individual in the Greater Grand Rapids Area who had made significant contributions in their career or through volunteer efforts to reduce avoidable blindness &/or provide quality of life support to those with vision loss
Recipients: Joy Fountain & Carol Lillie-Dausman
Rising Star Award: Honoring a younger adult with severe vision loss whose independence and confidence are growing and who is showing evidence of a promising future and demonstrating their ability to thrive in a sighted world
Recipient: Cassaundra Wolf
Dr. Mark Sheldon Lifetime Achievement Award: Honoring a distinguished individual who has made vision improvement and vision loss elimination their passionate life’s work. This individual demonstrates dedication and unselfish contribution especially with those from economically challenged areas in our community
Recipient: GR Lion Richard A. Stevens
Open the Link to see pictures of the evening. Enjoy! Hope you can join us in 2022!!