Person of Vision Announcements

A recent history (2015-2022) of our announcements about honorees:


Person of Vision Award 2016

Prevent Blindness Florida will present its 2016 Person of Vision Award to the Honorable Bob Buckhorn, mayor of Tampa, during a special event on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina. The Person of Vision Award honors individuals who have made a profound impact on their community or the state of Florida. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn has focused on the city and region’s economic leadership, stability, and most importantly, business opportunity. Today, Tampa is recognized as the competitive city it is. Our continued success in those efforts will set the stage for how and why…

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Persons of Vision Award 2015

Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida) presented its Persons of Vision Award to Jeff and Penny Vinik at a dinner at the Waterside Marriott on February 8, 2015. Before the presentations and dinner, the 450 guests were encouraged to learn more about Prevent Blindness Florida and its programs; to take home lighted readers with a donation that would pay for a child in the area to be screened; to browse and bid on extensive auction items such as dinner and wine packages, sports entertainment packages, travel, and jewelry packages; and enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. 2015 PERSONS OF VISION…

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