World Sight Day Celebration, October 5th, Monona Terrace, cocktails and silent auction from 6 to 7 pm, Dinner and program from 7 to 8pm, featured speaker Timothy Cordes, MD. Dr. Timothy Cordes in his talk entitled "The Power of Vision" will share his experiences as a blind person striving for his dreams, and the power of eliminating preventable blindness in helping others achieve their dreams. Reservations are $75 per person, with sponsorship tables available for large groups. Please RSVP by Sept. 24th.
You can get more info by writing info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, or www.combatblindness.org, Combat Blindness Foundation, P.O. Box 5332, Madison, WI, 53705. "Since 1984 the Combat Blindness Foundation has screened over 650,000 patients, funded over 130,000 free cataract surgeries, and helped more than 30,000 children suffering frm malnutrition and Vitamin A deficiency." Suresh Chandra, MD, founder and chairman, former UW opthalmology professor.