Dining in dark event benefits blind children
The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind will present "Dining in the Dark: A Celebration of the Senses" on May 15 at Silverthorn Country Club, 4550 Golf Club Lane. A reception will be at 5 p.m.; dinner will be at 6 p.m. Blindfolded diners will partake in a six-course meal in complete darkness. Dancing and entertainment will follow. Tickets are $100 each; Lighthouse clients, past and present, and uniformed service personnel pay $80. Sponsorships are available. Funds raised benefit services for visually impaired and blind babies and children in Hernando and Pasco counties. For information, call (352) 754-1132, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website at www.lighthouse-pasco.org.
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