Category: Fundraising

WRVA ‘Vision is Elementary’ Campaign

Throughout the week of September 16th through September 20th, WRVA 1140AM personalities John Reid and Jeff Katz included several special guests on their programs to discuss the role that healthy vision plays in the classroom. The guests included:Tim Gresham, Conexus CEO; listen HERE and HEREDr. Mervin Daughtery, Chesterfield Public Schools Superintendent; listen HEREDr. Lindsay Jung, Conexus Optometrist; listen HEREJeff Baldwin, […]

Conexus Golf Classic Raises Over $100K

This year’s Conexus Golf Classic was a huge success, raising $102,000 for our programs. We cannot thank our participants, sponsors, and volunteers enough their generosity and support.  Thank you Taylor & Parrish, Virginia Eye Institute, Essilor USA, Flying Squirrels Baseball, and James River Exteriors for sponsoring this year’s Classic. We would also like to congratulate FCCI Insurance Group for winning the Golf Classic for […]

Taylor and Parrish Construction Returns as Presenting Sponsor for Conexus Golf Classic

Conexus is pleased to announce that Taylor and Parrish Construction has signed on once again as the Presenting Sponsor for the Conexus Golf Classic. The tournament, entering its 28th year, will be held on Monday, May 6, 2019 on both courses at Hermitage Country Club. The tournament hosts over 200 golfers and is recognized as […]

Conexus Golf Classic Raises $115,000

220 golfers hit the course for the 27th Annual Golf Classic.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather, course  conditions or supporters!  It was a perfect day, netting $115,000 to support the work of Conexus across Virginia.   We’d like to offer a special thanks to our long time Tournament Chairman, John Locher and the Planning Committee for all […]

Kids 20/20 Campaign Receives Support from the Jenkins Foundation

Conexus is honored to receive a $25,000 grant award from the Jenkins Foundation in support of the overall goals of the Kids 20/20 Campaign.  The contribution will be used to further elevate children’s vision as a health priority as it pertains to educational success and support the science and infrastructure to transform pilot programming into […]

Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation Joins Support for the Kids 20/20 Campaign

The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation awarded a $25,000 grant supporting the work of Conexus across the Commonwealth!  Thank you, Dominion Energy, for helping Conexus to remove poor vision as a barrier to learning success.  Together, we will continue to make a difference in our communities by improving educational outcomes for our students!

Horst and Gloria Arfert Making a Difference

Celebrating our 100,000th student served through our technology based children’s vision screening program is a significant milestone and we have many people to thank for this achievement.  However, there are a handful of pivotal moments that really created turning points and opportunities to reach these heights and on this path to 100,000 a key investment […]

Conexus Golf Classic – A huge success, rain or shine!

​The 2017 Conexus Golf Classic opened as one of the wettest in the event’s history, but thankfully concluded with sunshine, smiles, and another successful day, netting over $106,000 in support of the Conexus mission! Hermitage Country Club was yet again an amazing host to the event.  The recent renovations to the clubhouse entrance, tournament staging area […]

Patricia Cornwell Visits Conexus

World renowned, best-selling author Patricia Cornwell visited the Conexus Headquarters today to learn more about how our programs are working to improve educational outcomes for students. Patricia, a long-time friend of Conexus Board Chair, Roxane Gilmore, spent time with the Conexus staff to learn more about our comprehensive children’s vision program, VisioCheck, and how prevalent vision […]