Dine in the Dark – September 26, 2019


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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Crowne Plaza, Reading
1741 Papermill Road
Reading, PA 19610

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Join us for Dine in the Dark, an evening of powerful messages from clients, caregivers, and community leaders personally touched by visual impairment. Special thanks to all our sponsors and underwriters, including 2019’s Title Sponsor,

 

Whether from personal experience, a family member, friend, or acquaintance, practically everyone is touched by the reality of blindness or low vision. Realizing the ongoing need for blind and low vision awareness within our community, Vision Resource Center of Berks County along with the Kutztown University Teachers of the Visually Impaired will host Dine in the Dark on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Reading. The positive community support of this evening’s event allows Vision Resource Center of Berks County and the Kutztown University Visual Impairment Program the continued opportunity to help blind and visually impaired children and adults in our community.

If you would like more information about Dine in the Dark, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carolyn Krick: 610-375-8407 ext. 110 (ckrick@vrcberks.org) or Bill Sutton: 610-375-8407 ext. 117 (bsutton@vrcberks.org).

Your continued support allows Vision Resource Center of Berks County and the Kutztown University Visual Impairment Program the ongoing opportunity to help blind and visually impaired children and adults in our community.

 

If you can’t make the event but would still like to donate, please click on a link below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vision and Hearing Expo

SAVE THE DATE:
April 18, 2019
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Crowne Plaza, Reading

 

A Great Event is going to be even GREATER… Thanks to people like YOU!

Download the Booth and Sponsor form HERE

Download the printable General Info flyer HERE

Plan to join us on April 18, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Reading for Vision and Hearing Expo, Berks County’s one stop vision and hearing event. Vision and Hearing Expo is Berks County’s premier one-stop experience for brand new and exciting vision and hearing focused trends and technologies. Throughout the day,  educational seminars and hands-on demonstrations related to low vision management, hearing loss, caregiver understanding and more will be offered. Vision and Hearing Expo is for you, your family members, friends, caregivers and anyone who wants insight regarding hearing and vision services, technologies and education related to all aspects of hearing and vision.

Admission and parking are all free. Don’t miss out on this opportunity of the year!

 

VRC Fund Raiser Golf Tournament

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Willow Hollow Golf Course
619 Prison Road, Leesport, PA 19533


Get your group together for an afternoon on the links to help support Vision Resource Center of Berks County!

Your Tournament Fee of $100 per person includes a round of golf with cart, lunch, snacks, beverages, dinner and dessert. There will be prizes awarded for winning foursomes in each of three flights and other awards given at the closing dinner. Entry is limited to the first 100 golfers. Enter early to reserve your spot! Tournament is limited to the first 100 golfers.

Ready to Golf? Get your registration form now. Would you like to be a sponsor? Get the sponsorship form.

Want more info? Please call 610-375-8407.

The Tournament starts out with Registration and Lunch at noon followed by a Shotgun Start at 1 p.m. with Dinner and Awards following.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Call 610-375-8407 to find out more information.

 


2018 Recap… Vision Resource Center of Berks County held its first Golf Tournament on June 6th at Willow Hollow Golf Course in Leesport. We were fortunate enough to luck out with the weather, and had nearly 70 golfers in attendance! Congratulations to the following Skill Prize winners:
• Longest Drive Men: Dennis Hess
• Longest Drive Women: Sheila Contento
• Circle of Gold: Ted Walden and Bill Doorely
• Closest to the Pin Winners: Tab Wenrich, Charles Arner, Craig Mengel, Brian Gerner
• Putting Contest: Will Luca
• First Flight Foursome – 15 Under Par: David Hause, Charles Arner, Bill Semko and Richard Bashore
• First Flight Foursome – 5 Under Par: Pete Wszalek, Scott Wheeler, Tom Visgarda and Dennis Duym

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS:
• Carim Eye & Retina
• Freedom Toyota
• Schatz Electric
• West Lawn Quoiting Association

ADDITIONAL THANKS TO THE IN-KIND SPONSORS:
• Berks Fire Water Restorations, Inc.
• Berks Packing Company, Inc.
• Clover Farms
• High Printing & Graphics, Inc.
• Reading Royals
• South Mountain YMCA Camps
• Sweet Street Desserts
• Unique Pretzel Bakery, Inc.

Thank you to everyone who made this year’s event so successful. Your generosity helps fuel the continued efforts of  VRC to provide services, programs and education opportunities for those in need. For more information of services and how you can continue to make a difference, please view The White Cane Fund HERE.