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Celebrate 30 Years Save Sight Event

Save Sight Institute will celebrate 30 years at a gala dinner in the Great Hall at The University of Sydney on Friday 4 September 2015.

The evening will be MC’d by broadcaster James Valentine with entertainment by vocalist Rachael Leahcar and an after dinner presentation by former Wallaby and writer Peter FitzSimons. A three-course dinner will be accompanied by selected beverages and delegates will be invited to participate in a blind wine tasting competition.

Save Sight Institute was established as a not for profit organisation in 1985 under the leadership of Emeritus Professor Frank Billson. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column]

Today the Save Sight Institute incorporates the University of Sydney Discipline of Clinical Ophthalmology, Lions NSW Eye Bank, Foresight Australia and Sight for Life Foundation. The Institute is active in three broad areas – research, teaching and clinical services, all aimed at saving sight.

The gala evening will be held in partnership with Lions Clubs Australia which has supported the Institute throughout its 30-year history

The gala evening will be held in partnership with Lions Clubs Australia which has supported the Institute throughout its 30-year history, including providing seed funding when the Institute was first established.

Tickets for the 30th anniversary celebrations (a black tie event), are available by emailing ssi.events@sydney.edu.au or phoning (AUS) 02 9382 7306. Tickets are AU$225 per person or $2,000 for a table of ten.

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