NEW PORT RICHEY, FL – Sept 14, 2023 — The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind is pleased to announce the details for its 8th Annual Dining in the Dark! The event will take place on Friday, October 13, 2023, from 6 pm to 9 pm, at Heritage Pines Country Club in Hudson, Florida.
Dining in the Dark is an interactive reception where our guests are invited to visit hands-on stations allowing them to step into the shoes of a Lighthouse client. At each station, guests are blindfolded and taught basic independence skills, including how to use a white cane and how to eat while wearing a blindfold. There will also be a delicious dinner, silent auction, and chance raffle. Dress is business casual. Sponsorships are available from $250 to $5,000. Individual tickets are $75 each. Visit www.lvib.org/events/dining-in-the-dark for more information.
Proceeds from Dining in the Dark are used to help the Lighthouse meet the need for programs and services provided to our clients and their families. Since 1983, the Lighthouse has served tens of thousands of people who are visually impaired and blind. The mission of the Lighthouse is to educate, empower, and employ people who are visually impaired and blind.
About the Lighthouse
Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides no-cost vision rehabilitation to residents of Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus Counties. Programs and services include independent living skills, assistive technology, Braille, safe travel, support groups, and adjustment to vision loss. We also offer Little Lighthouse for babies, year-round programs for children, transition to adulthood for teens, job readiness for adults, and drop-ins for seniors. Our employment initiative provides training and when possible, paid employment to people who are visually impaired and blind. This year, we are integrating mental health into our current programs and increasing our programming options to advance the mental health of our clients.