Date: October 18, 2017

Location: The Wisconsin Club 900 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Thank you for making our 37th annual Celebrity Waiters Dinner a huge success! Thanks to your support, we exceeded our goal and raised more than $125,000 enabling us to carry out our vision for each Wisconsin resident to have healthy vision at every stage of life!

We are so grateful for your generosity and would like to extend a special thank you to:

  • Event Sponsor, Community Partner Award Winner and Celebrity Waiters, the Milwaukee Admirals
  • Our many sponors including Visionary Sponsor, Robert W. Baird, Insightful Sponsor, Walker Forge, as well as our many Focused, Sight-Saver and In-Kind Sponsors
  • 2017 Preschool Vision Screening Ambassador Addisyn Reed & her family, for sharing the story of Addisyn’s diagnosis with amblyopia and strabismusBecause of a Prevent Blindness Wisconsin preschool vision screening that saw something no one else could, Addisyn is well on her way to healthy vision.

Thank you for helping us celebrate 30 years of Preschool Vision Screening Ambassadors. It is because of your support for our sight-saving programs that we have such wonderful stories of success to share! Watch the celebration video here!

On behalf of the children and adults we serve, we thank you again for all of your support and generosity. Our wonderful donors and friends like you enable us to carry out our mission, ensuring the children of Wisconsin will have healthy vision for school and beyond. Here’s to thirty more years of sight-saving success!



View the complete photo album here!

2017 Community Partner Award

The Milwaukee Admirals, along with Owner, Harris Turer will be honored with the 2017 Prevent Blindness Wisconsin Community Partner Award for its commitment to supporting healthy vision for children throughout the state.

Read the full press release here!

Watch the Community Partner Award Video here!

2017 Sponsors

Event Sponsors and Celebrity Waiters

Visionary Sponsor

Insightful Sponsor

Focused Sponsors


Sight-Saver Sponsors