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2017 Miami Valley of Ohio People of Vision Award Dinner

2017 Miami Valley of Ohio People of Vision Award Dinner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information:

Prevent Blindness

Whitney Anderson

Phone: (800) 301-2020 ext. 105

E-mail: [email protected]

                                 Prevent Blindness, Fifth Third Bank and Doug Compton Name Allyn Conway Group, ACG Inc. & Allyn Conway
                                                      and Discover Classical WDPR & Shaun Yu as 2017 People of Vision Recipients

Dayton, OH (Jan. 26, 2017) – The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness, Fifth Third Bank and Doug Compton, Dayton City Executive and Commercial Banking Team Lead are pleased to announce that Allyn Conway Group, ACG Inc. & Allyn Conway, President and Discover Classical WDPR & Shaun Yu, President will be honored at the Annual People of Vision Award Event for their outstanding visionary leadership and philanthropic work in the community. The award will be presented by Fifth Third Bank and Doug Compton at the luncheon ceremony on February 23, 2017 at noon at the Dayton Country Club.

Nearly 200 people attend the People of Vision Award Luncheon each year and the event raises over $50,000 to support the sight saving programs of Prevent Blindness including vision screening training, advocacy to widen access to vision care and vision research support.

“Allyn Conway Group, ACG Inc. & Allyn Conway and Discover Classical WDPR & Shaun Yu possess an exemplary commitment to serving our community and providing resources to people in need living in Montgomery County,” said Michael Martens, Immediate Past Chair of the Miami Valley of Ohio Chapter of Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate. He also added, “Their support of the community provides a strong foundation for families to build upon and Prevent Blindness is proud to honor them with this award.”

The People of Vision Steering Committee include:

  • Doug Compton, Fifth Third Bank

  • Allyn Conway, ACG, Inc.

  • Gery Deer, GLD Enterprises Communications, Ltd.

  • Doug Greulich, Fifth Third Bank

  • Dick Hattershire

  • Catherine Heath, Kettering Health Network

  • Rob Henrich, Fifth Third Bank

  • Mike Houser, Houser Asphalt & Concrete

  • Andre Joiner, US Bank

  • Karen Levin, Levin Family Foundation

  • Dr. John Lyman, WSU Foundation

  • Michael Martens, Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.

  • Tony Massoud, Massoud Associates, Inc

  • Heidi McGohan, Sinclair College

  • Dr. Eddie Mercado, Vision Makers

  • Aaron Morman, Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton

  • Kate Neubert, Prevent Blindness

  • Amy Rodgers, Fifth Third Bank

  • Christine Soward, DMS ink

  • Stuart Wells

  • Suzanne Werts, Heartland Insurance Group

  • Sharon Williamson, Taylor Communications

  • Shaun Yu, Discover Classical

The People of Vision Award was established in 1985 by the Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness to honor and recognize visionary organizations and their top leadership for the outstanding work they have undertaken to enhance the quality of life within their communities. The premise of the People of Vision Award is that our community is enriched by such leadership which reflects a “vision of community” to be celebrated and emulated. It’s been recognized as one of Montgomery County premier charitable events.

Half of all blindness is preventable and the number of blind and visually impaired is expected to double by the year 2030 if nothing is done to address the problem. Furthermore, it is estimated that the economic impact of visual disorders and disabilities costs approximately $5.4 billion annually.

About Prevent Blindness 

Founded in 1908, Prevent Blindness is the nation’s leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight. The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness is Ohio’s leading volunteer nonprofit public health organization dedicated to prevent blindness and preserve sight. We serve all 88 Ohio counties, providing direct services to more than 800,000 Ohioans annually and educating millions of consumers about what they can do to protect and preserve their precious gift of sight. For more information or to make a contribution, call 800-301-2020.  Or, visit us on the web at www.pbohio.org or facebook.com/pbohio and Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/PB_Ohio.