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Yorktown's Guiding Eyes’ Wine, Music & Puppies Raises $25K

Sommelier Amy Dixon and musician Blessing Offor, both Guiding Eyes graduates, pose with guide dogs Elvis (left) and Laramie at Guiding Eyes for the benefit, Wine, Music & Puppies.
Sommelier Amy Dixon and musician Blessing Offor, both Guiding Eyes graduates, pose with guide dogs Elvis (left) and Laramie at Guiding Eyes for the benefit, Wine, Music & Puppies. Photo Credit: Contributed

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown's Guiding Eyes for the Blind held its fourth annual wine tasting benefit, Wine, Music & Puppies and raised $25,000 for the school that provides and trains guide dogs and their owners.

Attendees were treated to a wine tasting led by "The Blind Sommelier," Amy Dixon,  and music by Blessing Offor.

Prior to the tasting, those who attended received a tour of the Guiding Eyes facility and enjoyed a sparkling wine reception.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind provides guide dogs, professional training, and follow-up support services to blind and visually impaired individuals around the world at no cost to those in need.

Guiding Eyes is at 611 Granite Springs Road in Yorktown.

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