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12th Annual Sight Night Goes to Theatre Memphis

<p class="font_8">World Cataract Foundation's 12th Annual Sight Night was held August 31, 2016 at Theatre Memphis. A heartwarming and sincere thanks to everyone who purchased tickets, attended and/or sponsored the event! &nbsp;</p>

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<p class="font_8">A hearty thank you to&nbsp;First Bank for providing&nbsp;all the&nbsp;beverages for the evening. First Bank volunteers checked guests in and&nbsp;served as bartenders. After enjoying&nbsp;elegant and savory hors de oeuvre's served by Maximillian's Catering, guests were entertained by the family favorite musical, <span style="font-style:italic;">Beauty and the Beast.</span> &nbsp;The cast provided a wonderful performance complete with favoriteand familiar&nbsp;songs and elaborate costumes.</p>

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<p class="font_8">World Cataract Foundation was honored to present the 2016 Freeman Vision Award to&nbsp;Ivan Marais, MD, Instructor of Ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Hamilton Eye Institute.&nbsp;</p>

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<p class="font_8">WCF is deeply grateful for the generous sponsorships provided by the following.&nbsp;<span style="font-weight:bold;">Grand Visionary</span>: Freeman Family Foundation, McVean Trading &amp; Investments, LLC, Medtronic and Anonymous Donor. <span style="font-weight:bold;">&nbsp;Platinum</span> <span style="font-weight:bold;">Visionary</span>:&nbsp;First Bank, Total Eye Care, P.A., Drs. John and Lily Van Dyck. <span style="font-weight:bold;">Gold Visionary:&nbsp;</span>K.C. Lam, CLU, ChFC, CFP - The Financial Planning Group of Memphis, Jane and Jack Morris. <span style="font-weight:bold;">Silver Visionary: </span>Allergan, Inc., Anonymous, Olivia and Wallace Bruce, Donna and Raleigh Crawford, Leslie and David Cuicchi - Cannon &amp; Company, CPA's, Dr. and Mrs. Chris Fleming, General Truck Sales &amp; Servie, Inc., Elyse and Rick Grant, Lakeland Lions Club, Pat and Neil Sherman, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith, Jo and John Walt, Diane and Walker Wellford, Nancy and Gib Wilson. <span style="font-weight:bold;">Bronze Visionary:&nbsp;</span>Fairfield Glade Lions Club, Thomas C. Gettelfinger, M.D., Germantown Lions Club, Paragon Bank, Renasant Bank, RVC Outdoor Destinations, Cathy Schanzer, MD and Tom Lewis, and The University of Memphis College of Arts &amp; Sciences.</p>

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<p class="font_8"><span style="font-weight:bold;">A great big thank you to Mrs. Pat Beech for serving as Chairperson of the event! &nbsp;</span></p>

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<p class="font_8"><span style="font-style:italic;">Photo Above: Drs. Jerre (right) and John Freeman presenting the 2016 Freeman Vision Award.</span></p>

12th Annual Sight Night Goes to Theatre Memphis

World Cataract Foundation's 12th Annual Sight Night was held August 31, 2016 at Theatre Memphis. A heartwarming and sincere thanks to everyone who purchased tickets, attended and/or sponsored the event!

A hearty thank you to&nbsp;First Bank for providing&nbsp;all the&nbsp;beverages for the evening. First Bank volunteers checked guests in and&nbsp;served as bartenders. After enjoying&nbsp;elegant and savory hors de oeuvre's served by Maximillian's Catering, guests were entertained by the family favorite musical, Beauty and the Beast.
The cast provided a wonderful performance complete with favorite and familiar songs and elaborate costumes.

World Cataract Foundation was honored to present the 2016 Freeman Vision Award to Ivan Marais, MD, Instructor of Ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Hamilton Eye Institute.

WCF is deeply grateful for the generous sponsorships provided by the following.&nbsp;<span style="font-weight:bold;">Grand Visionary</span>: Freeman Family Foundation, McVean Trading &amp; Investments, LLC, Medtronic and Anonymous Donor.

;Platinum</span> <span style="font-weight:bold;">Visionary</span>:&nbsp;First Bank, Total Eye Care, P.A., Drs. John and Lily Van Dyck. <span style="font-weight:bold;">Gold Visionary:&nbsp;</span>K.C. Lam, CLU, ChFC, CFP - The Financial Planning Group of Memphis, Jane and Jack Morris. <span style="font-weight:bold;">Silver Visionary: </span>Allergan, Inc., Anonymous, Olivia and Wallace Bruce, Donna and Raleigh Crawford, Leslie and David Cuicchi - Cannon &amp; Company, CPA's, Dr. and Mrs. Chris Fleming, General Truck Sales &amp; Servie, Inc., Elyse and Rick Grant, Lakeland Lions Club, Pat and Neil Sherman, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith, Jo and John Walt, Diane and Walker Wellford, Nancy and Gib Wilson. <span style="font-weight:bold;">Bronze Visionary:&nbsp;</span>Fairfield Glade Lions Club, Thomas C. Gettelfinger, M.D., Germantown Lions Club, Paragon Bank, Renasant Bank, RVC Outdoor Destinations, Cathy Schanzer, MD and Tom Lewis, and The University of Memphis College of Arts &amp; Sciences.</p>

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<p class="font_8"><span style="font-weight:bold;">A great big thank you to Mrs. Pat Beech for serving as Chairperson of the event! &nbsp;</span></p>

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<p class="font_8"><span style="font-style:italic;">Photo Above: Drs. Jerre (right) and John Freeman presenting the 2016 Freeman Vision Award.</span></p>