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Conexus Keeps Children’s Vision Problems from Impeding Their Success

Lee Ware, Virginia Delegate“Having spent three decades teaching History and Government to young people, naturally the wellbeing of our children in school is of immense importance to me. How well children can read can determine the quality of their learning, and poor vision is by definition an impediment to reading. Consequently, I admire—and support—Conexus in […]

Conexus Honors Delegate Lee Ware

Conexus recently honored Delegate Lee Ware with its prestigious ‘The Joseph Nichols Award’ in recognition of his ongoing efforts to remove poor vision as an obstacle to children’s success in school and in life.  “Delegate Ware has made a significant difference in the lives of children throughout the Commonwealth, addressing both a public health and […]

Celebrating Success in RPS

The Conexus, Richmond Public Schools, and Vision to Learn partner project culminated its year one activities with a press conference and celebration at E. S. H. Greene Elementary in Richmond.  Richmond Mayor, Levar Stoney, and RPS Superintendent Jason Kamras addressed the crowd to share in their support and appreciation of the 2 year project which is […]

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 […]

Conexus Receives Award at BIG GIVE EVENT!

Conexus was invited as one of 4 finalist to present at the IMPACT 100 Richmond Big Give Event.  Each of the finalists were allowed 5 minutes to highlight the details of their proposal to the full IMPACT 100 membership of over 300 Richmond area women.  Following the presentation, finalists were escorted to the “green room” […]

An Update from Honduras

Our collaborative partnership with Friends of Barnabas is making a difference in remote mountain villages of Honduras. El Chaguiton, is one of the first communities to be serviced by a Friends of Barnabas medical team utilizing parts of the Conexus screening protocols.  Together we’re are working to improve the lives of children by removing poor […]