Cincinnati, OH – September 18, 2019 – Cincinnati Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired (CABVI) is pleased to announce their third annual Dining in the Dark event that will take place on Saturday, November 9 at Jack Casino Event Center. Guests will enjoy dinner, cocktails, entertainment and will be guided through dinner’s main course while wearing a blindfold.
“We’re very proud to host this unique event for the Greater Cincinnati community that provides our guests with a sense of the challenges that people who are blind face each day. All event proceeds support our mission of empowering people who are blind or visually impaired with opportunities to be independent”, said John Mitchell, CABVI’s President/CEO. “We will bring together 400 agency supporters for a special evening that promotes CABVI’s services and employment for people with severe vision loss.”
This year, the event theme is “Back to the Roaring 20’s.” Guests will enjoy a live auction, silent auction, split the pot and much more. Join Q102 DJ’s Jon (Jon Jon) Curl and Natalie Jones, will serve as the emcees. The agency will honor this year’s Barney H. Kroger Humanitarian Award recipients, Maridot and her late husband Thomas Long.
Tickets for the fundraising event are $150 per guest, or a table of 10 can be purchased for $1,300. All proceeds directly benefit CABVI, their programs and the people they serve each day. The deadline to register for the event is November 1st. To make your reservation for Dining in the Dark, visit www.cincyblind.org.
Since 1911, CABVI provides counseling, rehabilitation, information and employment services to people of all ages in the Greater Cincinnati region. Through all of its programs and services, it strives to help those who are blind, visually or print impaired lead full and independent lives. CABVI provides services to nearly 5,800 people each year. For more information about CABVI, please call (513) 221-8558 or visit our website at www.cincyblind.org.