Dining in the Dark 2019

Join us Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the White River Conference Center

VRCO is excited to bring back this unique experience to the Springfield community. This evening allows participants to have an eye-opening glimpse into the lives of those living significant vision loss. It will include a cocktail reception, masked dining experience, and program. Event proceeds will help VRCO continue to magnify the quality of life for patients of all ages, living with significant vision loss, regardless of ability to pay.

Cocktail Hour: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Seated Dinner: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Jennifer Rothschild + Program: 8:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Register now!

Questions?
Contact Cassidy Palmer at ccoiner@vrco.org or 417-300-1260 for sponsorship opportunities and individual ticket sales.

*Cocktail attire

MSU Auction Night

Join Us for the First Annual MSU Fraternity Auction Night

Join us for our First Annual MSU Fraternity Auction Night to benefit people of all ages with vision impairment in the Ozarks.

When:

Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 7:00pm–10:00pm

  • Cocktail Hour: 7-8pm
  • Program: 8-8:30pm
  • Auction: 8:30-10pm

Where:

Moon Town Crossing
3060 N. Kentwood Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803

Cost:

$10 per guest in advance or $15 at the door.

Purchase your tickets today!

Sponsorship

For more information or sponsorship opportunities, contact Cassidy Coiner at ccoiner@vrco.org or call 417-300-1260.

Ladies Night Out Bunco Tournament

Annual Ladies Night Bunco Tournament

Ladies, call your friends, mothers, sisters, cousins, aunts, grandmas, EVERYONE you can think of because its time to roll the dice for some awesome prizes!

Head over to Ballroom World and join us for an evening of food, drinks, and fun. You won’t want to miss this awesome event! Never played Bunco before? That is OKAY. We will go over the rules before we start.

When:

Thursday, September 13, 2018
6:00pm-9:00pm

Where:

Ballroom World
1911 Glenstone Avenue
Springfield, MO 65804

Cost:

$20 per person.

Registration:

Registration deadline is September 6, 2018.

Register now!

Sponsorship

For sponsorship opportunities or to donate, contact Cassidy Coiner at ccoiner@vrco.org or call 417-300-1260.

Golfers participating in the annual golf fundraiser for VRCO

17th Annual Memorial Sight Saving Scramble Golf Tournament

Can you believe it’s the 17th Annual Golf Tournament benefiting Vision Rehabilitation Center of the Ozarks? We can’t either!

This year is going to be packed full of all your favorite Sight Scramble events in the past. Whether you want to become a sponsor or just get a team together, make sure you don’t miss this awesome event.

When:

Monday, October 22, 2018
11:30 a.m. – Registration
12:00 p.m. – Clubhouse lunch
1:00 p.m. – Shotgun start
5:00 p.m. – After-party at Millwood

Where:

Millwood Golf & Racquet Club
3700 East Millwood Drive
Ozark, MO 65721

Cost:

The four-person scramble is $400 per team and includes green fees, golf cart, clubhouse lunch, driving range, and after-party.

Registration:

Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 18, 2018.

Register now!

Sponsorship

For sponsorship opportunities or to register a four-person team, contact Cassidy Coiner at ccoiner@vrco.org or call 417-300-1260.

Dining in the Dark 2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018

White River Conference Center

VRCO is excited to bring back this unique experience to the Springfield community. This evening allows participants to have an eye-opening glimpse into the lives of those living significant vision loss. It will include a cocktail reception, masked dining experience, and program. Event proceeds will help VRCO continue to magnify the quality of life for patients of all ages, living with significant vision loss, regardless of ability to pay.

Register now!

Questions?
Contact Wendy Jackson at wjackson@vrco.org or 417-831-0555 for sponsorship opportunities and individual ticket sales. View the 2018 Sponsor Guide.

Registration deadline is Friday, April 2nd, 2018.

*Cocktail attire

Event Sponsors:

     Judy Beisner, Tauber Ophthalmic Research of America.

Dining in the Dark 2017

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

White River Conference Center

VRCO is excited to bring back this unique experience to the Springfield community. This evening allows participants to have an eye-opening glimpse into the lives of those living significant vision loss. It will include a cocktail reception, masked dining experience, and program. Event proceeds will help VRCO continue to magnify the quality of life for patients of all ages, living with significant vision loss, regardless of ability to pay.

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Register now!

Questions? Contact Stacy Forbis at stacy.forbis@vrco.org or 417.496.3446 for sponsorship opportunities and individual ticket sales. View the 2017 Sponsor Guide.

Registration deadline is Friday, April 21st, 2017.

*Cocktail attire

Event Sponsors:

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TAUBER OPHTHALMIC RESEARCH OF AMERICA,  Laurie & Dr. Mark Cascairo, Dr. Debbie Williams, Judy Beisner, Mercy Eye Surgery, Morgan Stanley- Geoff Stufflebam & Ken Roberts, and Kathy & Dr. Gary Mehlhorn  

In kind donation:  

15th Annual Memorial Sight Saving Scramble Golf Tournament

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Monday, October 24th, 2016

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Join us for our 15th Annual Memorial Sight Saving Scramble Golf Tournament 

Monday, October 24th, 2016
Millwood Golf & Racquet Club
3700 East Millwood Drive
Ozark, MO 65721


11:30 a.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. Clubhouse lunch
1:00 p.m Shotgun Start

4-Person Scramble is $400 per team. Individual registration is $102.50. The registration fee covers green fees, golf cart, clubhouse lunch, driving range and awards.

Register now!

For Sponsorship opportunities or to register, contact Stacy Forbis  at stacy.forbis@vrco.org or 417-496-3446.

Event proceeds from the Sight Saving Scramble help VRCO continue to help magnify the quality of life for people with significant vision loss.

Thank you to our current Event Sponsors:

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Silver Sponsors:  Mattax Neu Prater ColorMs. Judy Beisner

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Contests:   Central bank_Oz_Standard_343_Vert_PSL_CMYKThompson-1797-LogosDenise & Kevin Dunaway, Dr. Kim Pilkington/Springfield Eye Care

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The Alberhasky Law Firm, PC, The Law Offices of Dee Wampler, Sunshine Eye Clinic, Jackson & Jackson CPA’s, Geoffrey Stufflebam- Morgan Stanley, Allen’s Mechanical & Star Wholesale, Rapid Robert’s, and Lebanon Host Lions Club.

VRCO Night with the Springfield Cardinals!

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Join the fun for  VRCO’s Night at the Ballpark  while the Springfield Cardinals

host the Tulsa Drillers!

To purchase tickets, contact Stacy Forbis at 417.496.3446 or stacy.forbis@vrco.org. 

 

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$1.00 Hot Dog Night…Cardinals Cap included…Games & Prizes 

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Dining in the Dark 2016

Dining in the Dark 2016 was a great success raising over $46,000!  Thank you again to our event sponsors and guests for supporting VRCO and those living with significant vision loss regardless of their ability to pay.

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dark1-jpgJoin us for a unique evening fundraiser on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at University Plaza Hotel.

For sponsorship opportunities, ticket sales and general questions, contact Stacy Forbis, Event Coordinator, at 417-496-3446 or email stacy.forbis@vrco.org.

 

Stay tuned for details.  Wine/Spirits Blind Pull provided by :  Macadoodles

Event proceeds help VRCO continue to magnify the quality of life for those living with significant vision loss.

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Community Open House Thursday, August 27

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Join us on Thursday, August 27, 2015  between 4:30 and 6:30 pm to learn more.  We will be highlighting our children’s vision services to include our low vision specialists, our agency partners, and Springfield’s new pediatric ophthalmologist! We look forward to seeing you there.

Please RSVP to 417.831.0555.