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Prevent Blindness Georgia Welcomes New Board Members

Prevent Blindness Georgia, the state affiliate of Prevent Blindness, is pleased to welcome Dave Paule and Tim Dunn to its Board of Directors. Both are passionately committed to the mission of Prevent Blindness, having previously served the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation. “We’re excited that Tim Dunn and Dave Paule have elected to join our board,”

Call for Nominations: Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health, and the new Rising Visionary Award

Recipients to be honored at Ninth Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit in Washington, D.C. Prevent Blindness has issued a call for nominations for the “2020 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health,” and the new “Rising Visionary Award.” Both the awards will be formally presented at the Ninth Annual Prevent

Prevent Blindness Receives Grant from the CareSource Foundation

Taylor Elder Communications and Special Events Coordinator 800-301-2020, ext. 105 [email protected] Fran Robinson Manager, Media Relations 937-531-2374 [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Prevent Blindness Receives Grant from the CareSource Foundation Project to Prevent Unnecessary Vision Loss among Disadvantaged Children and Youth in the Miami Valley DAYTON, OH (July 9, 2019) – The Miami Valley

2019 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health

Award to be presented to Dr. Cynthia Owsley, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Prevent Blindness has announced the recipient of the 2019 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health as Cynthia Owsley, PhD, MSPH, Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology and Director of

2019 Jenny Pomeroy Award Call for Nominations

Recipient to be honored at Eighth Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit in Washington, D.C. Prevent Blindness is issuing a call for nominations for the 2019 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health. The Award recognizes an individual, team, or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the field of public

PBGA Awarded $50,000 Healthcare Georgia Foundation Grant

Prevent Blindness Georgia Awarded $50,000 Healthcare Georgia Foundation Grant Leading eye health and safety non-profit organization receives funds to support free vision exams and sight-saving programs ATLANTA (March 9, 2015)—In recognition of the most influential organizations and programs benefitting the health of Georgians in 2014, Healthcare Georgia Foundation awarded 21 fourth quarter grants to leading

Summit Educates Georgians on Aging Eye Disease

ATLANTA (May 28, 2014) – Over 100 guests attended the Georgia Vision Collaborative’s 2nd Annual Focus on Eye Health: An Aging Eye Summit on May 21, 2014. Attendees learned about the risk factors for aging eye diseases such as glaucoma, treatment options for these diseases, and resources available to help. Presenters stressed the overall message

Tea to See Raises Funds for Prevent Blindness Georgia

ATLANTA (March 5, 2014)- On February 23, 2014, Prevent Blindness Georgia hosted its 3rd annual Tea to See. With 165 guests in attendance, including our donors and many new friends, we enjoyed a beautiful spring day sipping mimosas, drinking tea and enjoying sandwiches and sweets. Many of the ladies ushered in the spirit of spring in