Cocktails in the Dark. September 18th 2024. 5:30-8:00P.M. The Powerhouse 140 Leet St. Buffalo, NY 14210

Welcome to VIA: Visually Impaired Advancement's 2nd annual cocktails in the dark!

Join VIA: Visually Impaired Advancement for a remarkable evening at our 2nd Annual Cocktails in the Dark on September 18, 2024, at The Powerhouse, 140 Lee St, Buffalo, from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM.

Indulge in a night of cocktails, mocktails, hors d’oeuvres, food stations, auctions, raffles, a keynote speech, and much more! We will also be conducting blindfolded beer tastings to put your taste buds to the test!

Discover sponsorship opportunities and program ads, and be part of an impactful night dedicated to raising awareness about the journeys and triumphs of those living with visual impairments. Help VIA continue empowering individuals on their path to independence.

For more information or questions, please contact Renee DiFlavio at: 
Phone: 716-888-4627

Why Support VIA?

  • Our programs are tailored to the specific needs of our consumers, no matter how complex those needs are.
  • We provide specialized eye exams and help clients with vision rehabilitation needs.
  • We have over 110 years of history in helping people who are visually impaired.
  • Your donation will support programs & services to empower people of all ages to reach their highest level of independence.
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Cocktails in the Dark 2024

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This year, we are proud to use ClickBid. If you were sent a welcome text after checking in, click the link to load your confirmation page. If you did not receive a text, go to and register as a bidder. If you have already listed a credit card with your bidder number, you are all set! If not, enter a credit card number, go through the verification screen, and you are ready to start bidding! 
For the Check-in, Booze Barrel, 50/50 raffle, please see a volunteer at their respective locations. 

Step-by-Step Registering: 

  1. Visit 
  2. Under the Welcome message, enter your phone number or email and press “GO” 
  3. You will be sent a login code to the number or email you entered and taken to another page. Enter the 6-digit code you received and hit “Next.” 
  4. Confirm your information and press “Continue.” 


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