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Queens Perspectives: Visions - Party With a Purpose

Queens Perspectives

Tune in to QPTV to view the Visions Queens Advisory Board awards ceremony that honored Lion Charles W. McBride, PMJF, District Governor for the Lions Club of district 20-K1, for his many contributions to the community. The event was hosted by Doreen DiLeonardo, Senior Director of Fundraising in Queens, and highlighted the many services that Visions provides the blind and visually impaired community. The speakers for the evening were: Nancy D. Miller, LMSW, Visions Executive Director/CEO; Kinshasa Coghill, Director of the Visions Summer Transition Program; and Himelda Mendez, Visions Summer Transition Program. Anthony Lemma, Director of Community Relations for Assemblyman David I. Weprin, presented Lion Charles W. McBride with a citation. An additional citation was given to Mr. McBride by the Office of Congresswoman Grace Meng. Bob Kraft and Visions Queens Advisory Board members Dr. Sandra Delson and Sharlene Kraft provided a little insight about Visions services. VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a nonprofit rehabilitation and social service organization whose purpose is to develop and implement programs to: assist people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to lead independent and active lives in their homes and communities, and educate the public to understand the capabilities and needs of people who are blind or visually impaired so that they may be integrated into all aspects of community life.