Night of Vision: 30 Years with Beyond the See

The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington held its annual gala at the Four Seasons Hotel March 19. Sally Ann Pilkerton was the event chair and Doug Kammerer, NBC4 chief meteorologist, the master of ceremonies. The black tie evening honored Andrew Adelson, M.D., with the Professional Service Award, Janet and Hal Morrison with the Community Service Award and Amy L. Bess & Sadina Montani of Vedder Price with the Appreciation Award. Founded in 1936, POB is the largest local prevention of blindness agency in the United States, screening 8,000 children and 5,000 adults for vision problems annually.


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