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A fundraiser this Thursday for Drury's Children's Center for the Visually Impaired

For Immediate Release: July 27

Media Contact:
Ashley Perry
Coordinator, The Drury Children's Center for the Visually Impaired
Office: (417) 873-6856
Mobile: (417) 380-0808
E-mail: aperry02@drury.edu

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., July 27, 2010 — On Thursday, July 29, Fedora Social House will host a benefit supporting the Drury University Children's Center for the Visually Impaired (CCVI). The event will help raise awareness among our community about the needs of visually impaired and blind children ages birth to five years of age.

A cocktail hour will begin at 7 p.m. with complimentary hors d'oeuvres. At 8 p.m., local band The Guise will take the stage. Proceeds from a silent auction will go to Drury's CCVI along with a portion of the evening's sales.

The mission of Drury's CCVI is to strengthen services and shorten the response time for providing support to young children with visual impairments and blindness and their families through a central contact point for medical providers, educators and other agencies in the Ozarks and beyond.

Fedora Social House is located at 300 Park Central East in downtown Springfield. Call Ashley Perry at her office at (417) 873-6856 or on her mobile at (417) 380-0808 for more information.

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