Friday, September 05, 2014 12:15 AM
SAN DIEGO—A benefit concert to celebrate the life of the late Darryl Meister, an optical authority who made vast contributions to the industry, will be held during Vision Expo West in Las Vegas to benefit his children’s educations. The event, “Music for the Meister,” will be held Friday, September 19 from 9:00 pm to midnight in the Lido Ballroom on the 3rd floor of the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.
Friday, August 22, 2014 12:18 AM
The CEA Foundation
, a charitable organization affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), announced it will continue to support
with a second annual grant for The Henry A. Grunwald Technology Center.
Monday, August 18, 2014 1:25 PM
MASON, Ohio—“Imagine not being able to read a book or the lyrics to a song,” says Transitions Optical brand ambassador Darius Rucker, solo musical artist and lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, in this OneSight public service announcement.
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:21 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—With 1.5 million U.S. veterans affected by vision problems,
VSP Vision Care
Vision to Share
campaign in partnership with
to provide up to $50,000 to raise, train and place a guide dog with a veteran who is blind or has low vision.
Monday, July 14, 2014 12:27 AM
GOLDEN, Colo.—Now in its seventh year, the
World Sight Day Challenge
has set a goal of $1 million for its 2014 campaign.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:00 AM
NEW YORK—“I think everyone should be able to see,” says the schoolgirl
narrating this video about OneSight’s latest initiative to provide
eyecare and eyewear to underserved children in New York City.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 12:21 AM
OneSight Research Foundation
has named the 2014 winners of the Dr. Stanley Pearle Scholarship Fund.
The foundation awarded 10 scholarships of $5,000 each, an increase from
the $2,000 scholarships presented historically by the independent
nonprofit organization that provides eyecare and eyewear in underserved
Monday, June 30, 2014 12:24 AM
CHICAGO—The Seventh Annual Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf
Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, will take place
on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at the Spanish Trail Country Club in Las
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Jason Singh, OD, the executive director of
, was a featured panelist speaking on “The Role of Innovation in United Nations Partnerships” during the 2014
Social Innovation Conference
, May 28 to 29.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 12:18 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—To raise awareness about diabetic retinopathy and
age-related macular degeneration (AMD),
VSP Vision Care
and its new campaign partner,
, will launch
VSP Eye on Wellness
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 12:18 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Today through Sunday,
will perform free vision screenings and provide eye health information
to spectators at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Already the official
eyewear retailer of the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, Visionworks added
its support to the FedEx St. Jude Classic to reinforce its commitment to
Monday, May 26, 2014 12:21 AM
is donating $20 for every pair purchased online to the Make-A-Wish
Foundation. They began the campaign in January and it will run through
Friday, May 16, 2014 12:18 AM
SUNY College of Optometry’s
University Eye Center (UEC) will use a two-year, $200,000 grant, which was recently provided by the
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
one of the world’s leading international philanthropic organizations,
to the Optometric Center of New York, the philanthropic arm of the
College, to create and staff a full-time community outreach coordinator.
Friday, April 25, 2014 12:27 AM
New York City’s United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and
, a global
vision care nonprofit, kicked off Project NYSee this week, a new
partnership providing New York City public school students with
sustainable access to the quality vision care and eyeglasses.
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:27 AM
Optometry Giving Sight
welcomed members to its newly established “Circle of Sight” at a special function sponsored by
Hoya Vision Care
at the Vision Source Exchange meeting in Boston on April 11, 2014.