Conexus CEO, Tim Gresham, stops by WRVA’s Richmond Morning News with John Reid to chat about Conexus and how state funding impacts our healthy vision programs. To hear the full interview, click HERE or listen below by downloading the MP3 file.
In 2022, 8News partnered with Conexus for the Gift of Light Campaign for the fourth year. The campaign ultimately raised $23,500 through donations from local partners and donors. The money will now go towards continuing Conexus’ mission of helping children across the state see better. Read more HERE.
“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 […]
Conexus is always looking for a way to better serve the community and students across Central Virginia. They have a mobile clinic, which allows them to bring an eye doctor’s office to the school. They have Visio Check which allows them to screen students faster and more accurately than a standard eye exam with the […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Students that show signs of vision issues then meet with an optometrist that is brought into the schools by Conexus and given a full eye exam. After the eye exam, children can pick out frames of their choice from a very large selection. Prescription glasses are made for them and within two weeks those children […]
October 27, 2022 was was a GIGANTIC milestone for Conexus!!! That mornin g, at Lakemont Elementary School – Petersburg City Public Schools, the Conexus Mobile Vision Clinic provided its 10,000th free eye exam since its launch in the 2018-2019 school year. This third grade student was our 10,000th exam – just an incredible gift to […]
At its most recent Board of Directors meeting, Conexus announced new Board leadership with Tom Shockley being elected as its Board Chair and Molly Bransford elected as its Vice-Char. The Board also elected Michael Chaney as a new member. Shockley has been an active member of the Conexus Board of Directors is the Owner and […]