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Guide Dog Users, Inc., Honors Jim Kutsch

Jim stands at the podium, shoulder-to-shoulder with Charles.

Yesterday, at its annual convention in Rochester, N.Y., Guide Dog Users, Inc., honored Seeing Eye President and CEO Jim Kutsch with the Moffitt-Gleitz Award for his exemplary contributions to the well-being of guide dog teams everywhere. Guide Dog Users, Inc., is a 501(c)3 non-profit that serves guide dog users in the United States and around the world.

An excerpt from the award reads, "In recognition of Mr. James A. Kutsch, Jr., PhD, GDUI celebrates the lifetime accomplishments of a man who is both blind and a model of one who has greatly improved and enhanced the public appreciation of guide dogs and their handlers both in the United States and beyond. Of particular note, Jim Kutsch has had Seeing Eye dogs since 1970 and designed and developed the first talking computer for blind end users in 1975."