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First Lady Suzanne Youngkin Visits a Conexus Glasses Dispensing

In mid April, Conexus was honored to welcome First Lady Suzanne S. Youngkin and former First Lady Roxane Gilmore to a glasses dispensing event at Chimborazo Elementary School, Richmond Public Schools. Mrs. Youngkin stopped by the event as part of her honoring Women and Girls’ Wellness as well as National Volunteer Month. Through the Conexus […]

Conexus Helps Charlottesville Kids See Clearly

“A lot of the kids are seeing clearly for the first time in their life,” said CEO and President Tim Gresham.  Seeing clearly is something about twenty five percent students struggle with. The main goal of Conexus is to remove vision as an obstacle to a child’s success in school.  Friday, at Clark Elementary School, close […]

‘It Was Such a Blessing’: Chesterfield Mother Says Conexus Made a Big Difference in Her Daughter’s Life

As associate principal for Bellwood Elementary school in Chesterfield County, Tiffany House has seen firsthand how Conexus Vision has helped students in her school both see and perform better in the classroom. But Tiffany also sees Conexus from a different point of view. “As a mom, you just want to make sure you’re doing what’s […]

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Virginia Supports Conexus

In late November, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Virginia presented Conexus with a check that will fund the Conexus optometrists working in Petersburg, allowing us to deliver Mobile Vision Clinic services not only to elementary school-aged children, but also Petersburg City Public Schools secondary schools. We are grateful for their continued support! Photo left to right: Leah […]

Students Across the Commonwealth Receive Free Eye Screenings Through Conexus VisioCheck

Students at Beulah Elementary in Chesterfield County were given free eye tests last week using a state-of-the-art technology that takes just seconds to work. The tests are courtesy of Conexus, which purchased the VisioCheck equipment and manages the program, which is funded largely through donations. “It takes about five seconds per child to check for […]