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Helen Keller Sound & Light Gala - Brooklyn Navy Yard hosts 32nd annual gala salute to friends & supporters

With more than 250 in attendance, Helen Keller Services for the Blind held its 32nd Anniversary Sound & Light Gala at Steiner Studios’ Stage 6 in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

The organization honored individuals for their significant contributions to the community, including Brett Craig, president of Transitions Optical, and basketball hall of famer, community activist and inspirational writer Walt “Clyde” Frazier.

Borough President Marty Markowitz had his representative, Xamayla Rose, read a proclamation commemorating the event to begin the evening. Mistress of Ceremonies Michelle Charlesworth, co-anchor of WABC-TV, Channel 7 emceed the gala.

Guests danced the night away to music and singing from the Hank Lane Band, and more than $200,000 was raised for Helen Keller Services for the Blind.

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