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Helen Keller Vision for the Future Awards Dinner, 1996

The first Helen Keller Vision for the Future Awards Dinner featuring the 75th anniversary exhibit "Inspiration and Innovation: Helen Keller and the American Foundation for the Blind" was held on September 19, 1996 at The Science Place in Fair Park, Dallas, TX coinciding with the 1996 Texas State Fair, benefiting the American Foundation for the Blind Southwest.

Left to right: event Co-Chairs, Jess Hay and Barbara Lipshy with honoree, Bill Brice

Left to right: event Co-Chairs, Jess Hay and Barbara Lipshy with honoree, Bill Brice

Left to right: award recipients Bill Brice, Stacy Blair and Southwestern Bell Telephone Company

Left to right: award recipients Bill Brice, Stacy Blair and Southwestern Bell Telephone Company

International trumpet soloist and Catherine T.

International trumpet soloist and Catherine T. "Kay" Gallagher Award recipient, Stacy Blair with his guide dog, Guthrie

Attendees at reception prior to the first Helen Keller Vision for the Future Awards Dinner

Attendees at reception prior to the first Helen Keller Vision for the Future Awards Dinner

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