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Join Chief Financial Credit Union for Leader Dogs for the Blind’s Dinner in the Dark on March 11


(Rochester Hills, MI-) Join Chief Financial Credit Union and Leader Dog for the Blind on Friday, March 11 for this year’s twist on Leader Dog’s annual Dinner in the Dark.

 Experience Dinner in the Dark from the comfort of home with a complete boxed kit for two that is the gateway to an unforgettable evening. Plus, participants will be helping Leader Dog for the Blind continue to provide services for people who are blind or visually impaired across the nation, free of charge.

Dinner in the Dark at-home kits include:

  • Two blindfolds
  • Two bibs
  • Two stemless wine glasses
  • One apron
  • One charcuterie board* & recipes (*Food is not provided, ingredient lists are included)
  • Event program
  • Access to the pre-event website, including the silent auction
  • Access to Leader Dog for the Blinds’ Virtual Dinner in the Dark event on Friday, March 11, 2022 (live broadcast to begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. EST Recently, Leader Dog for the Blind Chief Philanthropy Office Melissa Weisse was joined by Roop Raj of Fox2 Detroit News and Chef Cass of Cass Catering to preview the unboxing of the Dinner in the Dark kit, view the video here to help prepare for this unique event:

Chief Financial Credit Union is a Lead Sponsor of Dinner in the Dark. Committed to inspiring creative philanthropy across all of the communities it serves, Chief Financial is the official credit union for Leader Dog for the Blind. Since moving its headquarters to the Rochester area in 2015, Chief has partnered with Leader Dog contributing more than $400,000 to support blind and visually impaired individuals across the nation.     

Leader Dogs for the Blind provides free programs to empower people who are blind or visually impaired to travel independently using a guide dog or a white cane. “Because we receive no government funding or insurance payments,” said Melissa Weisse, “we rely on the support of individuals, foundations and wonderful corporate partners like Chief Financial to continue our mission. Chief’s commitment to serving the communities where they do business is well known in the Rochester area.”