Category: News Coverage

WRVA ‘Vision is Elementary’ Campaign 2020

Throughout the week of September 14th through September 18th, WRVA 1140AM personalities John Reid and Jeff Katz included several special guests on their programs to discuss the role that Conexus has in bringing healthy vision to children across the Commonwealth. Guests also discussed the importance of Blink 20 and the signs of digital eye strain. […]

Kids See Tacky Lights Clearly For The First Time

Conexus, a local non-profit organization that provides free glasses and eye exams to children in need, has focused on giving the gift of sight this holiday season.Children helped through Conexus’s Gift of Light program got the chance to put their new frames to the test on Tuesday while checking out the Tacky Light tour in […]

Thousands of Students See Clearly For The First Time

Conexus for Children’s Vision has been screening kids for vision problems and providing free glasses, and they’re doing it in some of the biggest pockets of poverty in the community.When 6-year-old Tay-shun Williams put his new glasses on the first time, his hand flew to his mouth, giggled, and smiled ear-to-ear. This past school year, […]

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, […]