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Shofner Vision Center Supports The Boys and Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee's 4th Annual Great Futures Gala Event

Tue, May 19th 2015 05:00 am
Nashville, TN

Shofner Vision Center supports a variety of non-for-profits important to both Dr. Stewart Shofner and Dr. Kevin Johnson. Dr. Shofner is especially excited to participate as one of the live auction donors for this year's 4th Annual Great Futures Gala Event benefiting The Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee.


Last year's Futures Gala Event with Rob Lowe raised over $355,000 for The Boys and Girls Clubs. "The Boys and Girls Clubs Middle Tennessee positively impacts the lives of young people who are at risk. We are pleased to support again this year," says Dr. Shofner.


The Gala Event

Scheduled for Tuesday, May 19th at the Omni Nashville Hotel, this event is the premier spring fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee and features Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominated actor Dylan McDermott. A cocktail reception kick starts the event followed by a live auction, silent auction, dinner, "Fan-of-a-Kid" and an opportunity to meet celebrity Dylan McDermott and much more.


The 4th Annual Great Futures Gala, benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, is expected to raise over $400,000 for kids. This year's gala, featuring award-winning actor Dylan McDermott, will be the largest Great Futures Gala to date," says John D. Winnett, Chief Development & External Affairs Officer. Winnett continues, "We are very grateful to all our sponsors and auction donors. Their consistent support allows Boys & Girl Clubs of Middle Tennessee to make an impact on over 2,800 Middle Tennessee kids annually."


About The Boys & Girls Clubs

For 112 years,Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee exists to provide youth with a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring adult professionals. Through life-changing programs and outreach activities/services, they have impacted the lives of thousands of children and teens...but none of this would be possible without generous community partners and sponsors. For sponsorship opportunities, ticket information, media inquiries or general questions contact: John D. Winnett at (615) 983.6842 or [email protected]


About Dr. Stewart Shofner

Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center celebrates over 20 years of providing affordable eye care, LASIK/PRK and cataract surgery to patients residing in middle Tennessee and surrounding areas. Recognized by his peers as one of the most outstanding Board Certified Ophthalmologist in the United States, Dr. Shofner has performed over 30,000 LASIK procedures and 10,000 ocular surgeries and his business continues to grow.


About Dr. Kevin Johnson

Dr. Kevin Johnson is a well-respected expert in contact lens fitting, prescription glasses, refractive surgery co-management and is Therapeutics Board Certified to treat and manage ocular diseases. He also received the US Air Force (USAF) F-16 "Top Eye" flight certification and was a member of the USAF Fighter Pilot LASIK/PRK Evaluation Team.


Shofner Vision Center

Shofner Vision Center supports a variety of non-for-profits and offers special LASIK prices to military personnel, firefighters, law enforcement and their families. Our reputation for excellence makes us one of the most affordable eye care practices in the Nashville area. We specialize in providing the most advanced and most affordable LASIK/PRK, Cataract Vision Correction Surgery and comprehensive eye care to patients residing in middle Tennessee and surrounding areas. Offering complimentary LASIK consultations throughout the week and even on Saturdays, schedule by phone (615) 340-4733 or online.

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