The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (POB) held its
Night of Vision gala on Saturday, March 24 th at the Four Seasons in Georgetown.
The theme of the event was "Eye on Low Vision," and the organization honored low vision specialist Dr. Suleiman Alibhai with the Professional Service Award.
Award honoree Dr. Suleiman Alibhai (r) with (l-r) his wife Meera, daughter Sabila, and POB Board member Gloria Butland.
The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington Board of Trustees established the Professional Service Award in 1987 to be given annually to the person who best exemplifies the spirit of POB's mission and its commitment to the community. POB also honored the Virginia Lions District 24-A with POB's Community Service Award for their support of POB's Low Vision Learning Center in Alexandria for which Dr. Alibhai is the director. The evening included dinner, dancing and live and silent auctions.