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for the Blind

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2010 Helen Keller Achievement Awards

The 16th Annual Helen Keller Achievement Awards were held on June 7, 2010.

This Year We Are Proud to Honor:

Marcela Perez de Alonso
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Hewlett-Packard Company
Helen Keller Achievement Award in Accessible Technology

Susan Whitney-Brown
Senior Vice President, Organizational Development
HSBC North America
Helen Keller Achievement Award in Customer Service

Al Brandel
Immediate Past President
Lions Clubs International Foundation
Helen Keller Achievement Award in Philanthropy

Rachael Scdoris
Professional Sled Dog Racer
Helen Keller Personal Achievement Award

Dinner Chairs:

Dick Kovacevich, Chairman Emeritus, Wells Fargo & Co.
Norb Vonnegut, Author; Editor, Acrimoney.com
Bob Ryan, former CFO, Medtronics, Inc.

Honorary Dinner Chairs:

Bill Marriott, Chairman & CEO, Marriott International
Michael Golden, Vice Chairman, The New York Times Company

Location: The Marriott New York Downtown

The Helen Keller Achievement Awards were established by AFB in 1994 to acknowledge her extraordinary efforts and promote the notable achievements of individuals and organizations that have improved the quality of life for all people who are blind or visually impaired.

Proceeds from this fundraising gala will enable the American Foundation for the Blind to continue and expand its programs and services. Your generous support is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. The non-deductible portion of each dinner ticket is $150.

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