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Conexus Elects New Board Member

At its most recent Board of Directors meeting, Conexus unanimously elected William Fields, Jr. to a three-year term. Bill is the Real Estate Manager for Blackwood Development Company. His career in real estate management began in Joplin, Missouri at Cedar Tree Management Company, where he managed a mixture of office, industrial and retail properties totaling […]

Conexus Delivers Bombas Socks to CIS Partners

This fall, Conexus was able to deliver close to 3,000 pairs of socks to our partners at Communities in Schools of Chesterfield and Communities in Schools of Petersburg. These socks were donated to Conexus by Bombas. “We are grateful for the donation of socks from Bombas,” said Jeff Baldwin, Communications Director for Conexus. “We wanted […]

WRVA ‘Vision is Elementary’ 2021

Throughout the week of September 13th through September 17th, WRVA 1140AM personality John Reid highlighted the work of Conexus in Central Virginia through their annual ‘Vision is Elementary’ campaign. All week on his program, John Reid interviewed special guests to discuss the role that Conexus has in bringing healthy vision to children across the Commonwealth. […]

Myopia Increasing at a Rapid Rate

Childhood myopia is increasing at a rapid rate, with 1 in 3 children now affected, and the recent shift in lifestyle as a result of COVID-19 has worsened the issue.  A recent survey conducted by Global Myopia Awareness Coalition (GMAC) found that only 25 percent of parents have taken their child/children to visit the eye […]