Join a fun end-of-the-year celebration including the annual Axy Awards presentation to the most blind-friendly businesses in Lake and Sumter Counties. Help celebrate these companies whose extraordinary customer service helps remove barriers to independence for people with vision loss in our community.

  • When: Monday, Dec. 4, 11:30 pm -1:00 pm
  • Where: Tavares Civic Center, 100 E. Caroline St., Tavares
  • Cost: $30 per person or $200 for a reserved, sponsored table of 8  Includes lunch and dessert
  • RSVP: Buy your ticket/table by Nov. 29. Tickets will not be sold at the door!
  • Other ways to support this event: program ads on sale starting at $50.
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Restaurant – excellent customer service vs. engaging blind artists…

  • Ellen’s Cafe on 3rd
  • Hurricane Dockside Grill

Grocery – these finalists overtook long-time champion Publix!

  • Kroger
  • Target

Pharmacy – the battle for accessibility in medication management!

  • CVS
  • Walgreens


  • AdventHealth Waterman
  • UF Health (Shands)

Clothing Store

  • Kohl’s
  • Belk

  • Chase
  • SeaCoast Bank

Fitness Center

  • Planet Fitness
  • MVP


  • Duke
  • SECO

Eye Doctor/Office

  • Mid-Florida Eye Center
  • Florida Retina Institute


  • Fantastic Sam’s
  • Tenaj Institute

Movie Theatre – our long-time winner runs unopposed!

  • AMC Lake Square 12
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