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Congresswoman Annie Kuster is 15th Annual Walk in My Shoes Honoree
Concord, NH
05/30/2018 09:54 AM

Congresswoman Annie Kuster is 15th Annual Walk in My Shoes Honoree

May 30, 2018 - Concord, NH - Future In Sight, a nonprofit organization serving almost 4,000 blind and visually impaired residents in New Hampshire, has named Congresswoman Annie Kuster as its Annual Walk in My Shoes honoree.  “For 15 years now, Future In Sight has held its annual Walk for Sight in downtown Concord,” states David Morgan, CEO.  This year, to mark the 15th anniversary of the Walk, Future In Sight decided to add a new and special component—the Walk in My Shoes honoree. “Our Board and staff selected Annie Kuster because of her strong commitment to ensuring Federal awareness and support of the needs of the disabled community not only here in New Hampshire but across the Country,” adds Morgan.   “Congresswoman Kuster is an especially fierce advocate of active duty military and veterans’ needs—and Future in Sight serves about 150 New Hampshire veterans through its programs,” continues Morgan.

Congresswoman Kuster will receive her special recognition just before the Walk start time at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday June 2nd. 

The 3K Walk for Sight begins at the McGreal Sight Center, the headquarters of Future In Sight, located at 25 Walker Street, Concord.

Participants will walk through beautiful downtown Concord and at the State House they will have the opportunity to experience via simulator glasses or blindfold what it is like to walk Main Street as a visually impaired person.  On the return to the McGreal Sight Center participants will enjoy a catered lunch from Tandy’s Pub, live music, face painting, a Braille your name station, Guiding Eyes puppies in training booth with free kisses, and have a chance to win over 40 raffle prizes with an overall estimated value of $6,000.  Future In Sight also has an on-line auction up and running that features 12 items of higher value.  The on-line auction portal can be accessed through www.futureinsight.org. Get your bids in soon as this will close on Friday, June 1st.  

Walk for Sight registration begins at 9:00 a.m. June 2nd with the Walk starting promptly at 11:00 a.m.  Participants are encouraged, however, to pre-register online now at www.futureinsight.org or by phone at 603-565-2424.  Registration is $20 per walker, $5 for those under 12.

Reference
Marcia Clark
(603) 565-2425
 
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