C-3’s Knights of the Blind raise $1,308 for research

  • Members of the C-3’s Knights of the Blind team from the Athol Lions Club participated in the 12th Annual Boston Vision Walk 2019, which took place at Artisani Park in Boston recently. The donations benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Since its inception, the annual 3K loop walk along the Charles River has raised more than $53 million to fund sight-saving research. The local team, which raised $1,308 this year, was named in honor of Charles Pierson III, an active member of the Athol Lions Club who is afflicted with Retinitis pigmentosa, a rare genetic disorder of the eyes that causes loss of vision. Left to right — Dee Wheeler, Charles Pierson III, Charles Pierson Jr. the team captain and founder of the group, Luanne Pierson, Lurene Hall, Joe Allen. Rear — Anthony Scerra. Also participating was team member Deborrah Porter. Submitted photo

  • A few members of the C-3’s Knights of the Blind team pose with Red Sox mascot Wally, prior to the opening festivities of the 2019 Boston Vision Walk at Artisani Park along the Charles River in Boston. From left — Lurene Hall, Luanne Pierson, Wally and Dee Wheeler. The team raised $1,308 in donations this year. submitted photo

Published: 11/14/2019 9:39:26 PM
Modified: 11/14/2019 9:39:15 PM

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