Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Seeing Beyond Sight Salon

I'm on the host committee for an event honoring my buddy Tony Deifell and his new book, Seeing Beyond Sight. So, if you're in the Bay Area on May 17th, consider going and having a good time!
Sunburst dominating a courtyard scene

Lighthouse for the Blind is proud to be partnering with a new book Seeing Beyond Sight to bring you a wonderful event.

SEEING BEYOND SALON: An evening of social-networking, creativity & big-picture thinking

Thurs, May 17, 111 Minna Gallery | $10 | for tickets go to: www.seeingbeyondsight.org/salon

Only $5 in advance with special coupon for Lighthouse for the Blind friends (use coupon: “lighthouse” AFTER entering credit card info)

[5:30pm] Social networking with emerging & established nonprofit leaders presented by Craigslist Foundation, w/ talk by Jim Pitofsky, Executive Director of Hands On Bay Area

[7:30pm] Interactive Art presented by Exploratorium and SFZero + book party & exhibit for Seeing Beyond Sight: Photographs by Blind Teenagers (Chronicle Books), with talk by Author and special guests.

[9-11pm] Music, DJs & more

Host committee:
· Jackie Brand, founder Alliance for Technology Access
· Janet Cole, Executive Producer, Freedom Machines
· Jim Fruchterman, founder & CEO, Benetech
· Anita Aaron, Executive Director, LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
· Kathy Knox, Board of Directors, LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
· Jordie Welles, Board of Directors, LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
· Kari Orvik, Program Marketing and Outreach Associate, LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
· Ellen Lord, Development Manager, LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS PARTNERING WITH LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND: Chronicle Books, Craigslist Foundation , Exploratorium, Hands on Bay Area, Headlands Center for the Arts, Just Think, Photoworks, Red Ink Studios, Social Venture Network, SF Camerawork, SFZero, Spitfire Strategies

For more information about the new book, Seeing Beyond Sight: www.seeingbeyondsight.org

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