Durham Mayor Steve Schewel: Visionary Honors Welcome

Mayor of Durham, the Honorable Steve Schewel Delivers Welcome at The Carolina Theatre for the Awards Dinner honoring The Visionary Honors Dinner celebrates those who support the determination of the blind/visually impaired, to overcome life-changing circumstances.

About the Visions Resource Lounge

Insightful Visionaries, founded by Carolyn Marshall Covington, hosts the Annual Visionary Honors Awards. The event includes an Awards Dinner,  Visions Resource Lounge  and after dinner entertainment. 

Visions Lounge Project Manager Steve Murphy, a retired DSB division services for the blind employee, has collaborated with industry leaders, vendors and support organizations. He successfully organized the 2017-2018 Visions Resource Lounge events. Insightful Visionaries, offers an opportunity to Discover and Explore the many resources for the Blind and Low Vision community. The goal is to connect the Blind and Visually Impaired to Assistive Technology, support agencies and a broad range of other important resources.

The 2019 Visionary Lounge will be  at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Crabtree, Raleigh, on Saturday, June 8th during the Visionary Awards event.

The Annual Visionary Honors Awards

For the past two years Insightful Visionaries has been recognizing individuals for outstanding contributions to persons with disabilities. The Visionary Honors Award is presented to those  who  dedicate time, energy and resources to the causes that affect the blind, visually impaired and disabled  community.

 Carolyn Marshall Covington, Founder of Insightful Visionaries and                   Steve Murphy, Project, Manager, Visions Lounge, NC.

Carolyn Marshall Covington, Founder of Insightful Visionaries and                   Steve Murphy, Project, Manager, Visions Lounge, NC.

 

 Reception 2018 Mardi Gra

Reception 2018 Mardi Gras

The Visionary Honors Dinner celebrates those who support the determination of the blind/visually impaired, to overcome life-changing circumstances. We honor outstanding service and willingness to embrace community partnerships. It is important that we let them know how much their efforts are recognized and appreciated.

2018 Blind Idol Semi-Finalists

2018 Blind Idol Semi-Finalists

For the past two years, the National Blind Talent Competition has been the anchor for The Awards event. Talent from all over the country came to North Carolina to compete or simply help celebrate the musical talents of individuals who are legally blind.

The 2019 Visionary Honors Awards event will be held at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Crabtree, Raleigh, on Saturday, June 8th, The Visionary Honors Dinner will be followed by “Dancing in The Dark” and a show, paying tribute to music legends, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.