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Photo (0363.JPG). Mona & Bob Armistead and Vista Center Board Member, Joivta Honor attended the 35th Annual Vintage Affaire benefiting Vista Center For Blind & Visually Impaired individuals and their families through evaluation, counseling, education and training, to promote Independence & quality of life. Photo (0364.JPG) Many Atherton people incl. Barbara Peyton and Dave & Lynne & Heppberger enjoyed the wine & chiefs tasting reception before the live auction and gourmet dinner Benefit at a lovely Atherton Estate on Saturday, July 15. The benefit is staffed by local volunteers and the has raised over $8 million in the 34 years. vintageaffaire.org Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017

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