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Donate to Sight Night, provide eyewear to needy

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TAHOE CITY/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Leaves are starting to turn and you know what that means. Once again, the Gogain Group of Keller Williams Boice Realty, in cooperation with One Sight and Lions Clubs International, will be participating in this yearand#8217;s Sight Night.

Sight Night is an international effort to provide used eyewear to needy people across the globe. Looking for an easy way to participate in a global act of kindness this Halloween? This may be your answer.

Instead of asking for Halloween candy, the Gogain Group will be asking for your help in and#8220;scaringand#8221; up used eyewear during October. For more than 20 years these glasses have been recycled and hand delivered to underprivileged people around the world. This year Sight Nightand#8217;s quest is to help 7 million people.

And you can help to achieve this goal by donating your used prescription eyeglasses and prescription or non-prescription sunglasses. Big or small, trendy or not, your eyewear could help someone in need to see the world more clearly. The Gogain Group will be accepting donations throughout October and has set up these drop-off locations in Tahoe Donner, Truckee, Squaw Valley and Lake Tahoe:

and#8226; Keller Williams Boice Realty, 11382 Northwoods Blvd., at the corner of Northwoods and Northwoods, Truckee

and#8226; Tahoe Donner’s Trout Creek Recreation Center, 12790 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee

and#8226; Keller Williams Downtown, 10192 Donner Pass Road, next to El Toro Bravo, Truckee

and#8226; Keller Williams Oand#8217;Neal Brokers, 660 N. Lake Blvd., near the Boatworks Mall, Tahoe City

and#8226; Aliceand#8217;s Village Market, The Village in Squaw Valley

Thank you for joining us in this act of kindness. For more information on this program, please visit http://www.sightnight.org or http://www.onesight.org. To contact the Gogain Group directly, call Donna or Leon Gogain at 530-448-4781.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com


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