Friday, February 5, 2016 12:18 AM
PADUA, Italy—Safilo Group
announced a new three-year commitment to Special Olympics at its extended global leadership team meeting on Feb. 2.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:24 AM
announced that thanks to numerous donors, they raised $3.1 million during their research institute capital campaign.
Monday, February 1, 2016 12:18 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Liberty Sport
, manufacturers of sports protective eyewear, has renewed its global partnership agreement with Special Olympics
to provide key support to the Special Olympics-Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes (Opening Eyes) global vision care program.
Monday, January 25, 2016 12:21 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
, a leading global eye health company, has made a $50,000 donation to Optometry Giving Sight
, a global fundraising organization that specifically targets the prevention of blindness and impaired vision due to uncorrected refractive error by providing access to eye examinations and glasses.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:24 AM
DALLAS—The Essilor Vision Foundation
has appointed Kim Schuy as its president. She will replace Stephen Shawler who has accepted a new role as vice president of ECP Training and Insights in the Customer Development Group at Essilor of America.
Monday, December 28, 2015 12:18 AM
LONDON—U.K. charity Vision for a Nation Foundation
is launching an unprecedented nationwide village outreach campaign in Rwanda.
Friday, December 18, 2015 12:18 AM
LONDON—U.K. charity Vision for a Nation
, which runs an innovative national eyecare program in Rwanda, announced that it has provided Peek Vision, a London based start-up, with accelerator funding of £50,000.
Friday, December 11, 2015 12:18 AM
St. Louis—CareCredit’s Caring Communities Program is making a difference in the vision health of children with a $25,000 grant to Optometry Cares - The AOA Foundation’s InfantSEE
Monday, December 7, 2015 12:18 AM
IRVING, Texas—PFO Global, Inc.
(OTCQB: PFGB) has entered into an agreement with GB Pharma Holdings
, to bring cost effective, high quality prescription lenses and finished eyewear to Africa and various distribution channels in the U.S.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—As part of the “Buy Vision, Give Sight” Campaign, Bono, the U2 lead singer and activist, launched his first PSA-video for the program, a campaign working to prevent vision impairment and blindness in more than five million people by 2020.
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:18 AM
DULUTH, Ga.—The VOSH
2015 Annual Meeting was held in New Orleans Oct. 9 to 10, and National Vision, Inc. was the event’s lead sponsor.
Sunday, October 25, 2015 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Aside from fall foliage and Halloween preparation excitement, October has become the time to observe, support and mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Vision Monday
features several optical companies who are among those that have contributed to the Breast Cancer Awareness Movement by offering special collections and products that support this powerful cause.
Monday, October 19, 2015 12:00 AM
LAS VEGAS and CHICO, Calif.—Thousands of hours of filming around the globe, hundreds of interviews and stories and perspectives of people connected to “vision” in various sectors—from science, technology, product development retailing and medicine—are being pulled into a one-of-a-kind project that will potentially be seen by millions around the world.
Monday, October 19, 2015 12:00 AM
LAS VEGAS and CHICO, Calif.—Koenig Films has announced that Sir Elton John has signed on to voice the narration of their upcoming documentary “SIGHT: The Story of Vision,” which is being produced in association with Southern Oregon Public Television affiliated with Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).