Selected Community Events


Dining in the Dark, Franchesco's

May 10, 2013 5:30 pm

Franchesco's Ristorante, Rockford
The Center for Sight & Hearing is teaming up with Franchesco’s to provide a unique dining experience. Diners will wear blindfolds during the meal to help enhance their taste senses, and at the same time, learn about vision loss. For reservations, call Franchesco’s Ristorante at 815-229-0800. This evening event is $50 per person and includes four courses: Oro soup, gnocchi basilico ,combination roast sirloin w/ mushroom sauce and shrimp de jonghe and toasted almond creme cake. The event brings awareness to vision loss, with all profits to support services for individuals with vision and/or hearing loss. The Center for Sight & Hearing has been serving individuals in northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin with a vision and/or hearing loss for more than 50 years. For more information, please call 815-332-6800 or stop by for a tour of the Center and Simple Solutions Demo & Sales Store at 8038 MacIntosh Lane, Rockford.
Dr. Jon Russell, 815-332-6800,