EVENING WITH VON MILLER AT TEXAS DE BRAZIL RAISES ALMOST $15,000 FOR CHARITY
Thursday, June 26, 2014
(Denver, CO)— Broncos’ All-Pro Linebacker, Von Miller hosted his second annual Evening with Von Miller at Texas de Brazil last week. The sold-out event brought 80 guests into the Brazilian Churrascaria for an intimate evening to discuss, Von’s Vision.
During the two hour cocktail hour, guests heard Miller speak about the Foundation’s accomplishments over the last year, including Von’s Vision Day where Miller tested, fitted and delivered 104 children prescription lenses. Over sizzling hors d’oeuvres from the Texas de Brazil menu, guests munched, bid on silent auction items, and took a lot of selfies with the All-Pro Linebacker.
Between ticket sales and silent auction items, the Foundation raised $14,000 that night.
“I know what its like to not be able to see,” said Miller, who owns about 32 pairs of glasses. “These kids need to see to be able to learn and succeed in the classroom. If I can help get them that, or show them glasses are cool to wear, that’s what I’m trying to do.”
In addition to Von’s Vision Day, Miller and his Executive Board are working to identify additional programs to accomplish that mission. The next event on the calendar is Celebrity Waiter Night, scheduled for this fall.
About Von’s Vision
Broncos All-Pro Linebacker Von Miller founded Von’s Vision in 2013 with the mission to better the vision of Denver-area youth by providing them needed eye examinations and eyewear to succeed in the classroom and in life. For more information, visit vonmiller.org.
About Texas de Brazil
Texas de Brazil is a family-owned and operated restaurant company providing traditional Brazilian hospitality and cuisine to thousands of guests each day. Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas de Brazil is recognized as one of the country’s premier Brazilian steakhouses, known as Churrascarias. The menu features a wide array of grilled meats including choice cuts of beef, pork, lamb and chicken. Each are prepared in the time-honored Brazilian method of cooking over an open flame and carved tableside by the restaurant’s authentically-clad Gauchos. Each restaurant also offers an elaborate salad area with more than 50 fresh selections as well as an extensive wine list and dessert menu. Beautifully appointed private dining rooms are available for special functions and larger parties. The company operates 23 domestic locations and three international restaurants with planned openings in Albany, Birmingham, Cleveland, Houston, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, NYC and Syracuse. For more information, please visit www.texasdebrazil.com.
Event photos by Jared Wilson Photography. See full album here.
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