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2024 Annual Award Winners

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin is pleased to announce our 2023-2024 Annual Meeting award recipients in support of healthy vision for all Wisconsinites.  Children’s Healthy Vision Award  Susan Wollmer , Nursing Supervisor  Milwaukee Public Schools   Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Susan is a proud graduate of Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS). Her passion for outdoor activities includes

Meet Evelyn! The 2024 Vision Screening Ambassador

Evelyn: 2024 Vision Screening Ambassador   Evelyn, a 7-year-old social butterfly, enjoys the outdoors, dance, and time with her dog Rosie and bunny rabbit Oreo. Evelyn’s eagerness to play sports, read books and find joy in her math homework was always consistent; thus, when Evelyn’s mom Sara was notified her daughter did not pass her vision

2023 Gae Lach Award

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin is pleased to announce our 2022-2023 Annual Meeting award recipients in support of healthy vision for all Wisconsinites.   Gae Lach Sight Saver Award Tom Cloyd Tom Cloyd is a long-time volunteer with Prevent Blindness Wisconsin and has helped vision screen hundreds of children. He is a member of the Racine County volunteer

2023 20/20 Service Award

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin is pleased to announce our 2022-2023 Annual Meeting award recipients in support of healthy vision for all Wisconsinites.   20/20 Service Award  Racine Community Foundation  Since 2007, the Racine Community Foundation has proven an essential partner in Prevent Blindness Wisconsin’s sight-saving work. By providing generous grant funding to support preventative vision health services

2023 Children’s Healthy Vision Award

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin is pleased to announce our 2022-2023 Annual Meeting award recipients in support of healthy vision for all Wisconsinites.   Children’s Healthy Vision Award  Jennifer Dixon  Brown County Public Health   Jennifer Dixon is an established registered nurse with over 25 years of experience.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wayne

2023 Vision Screening Advocate Award

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin is pleased to announce our 2022-2023 Annual Meeting award recipients in support of healthy vision for all Wisconsinites.  Vision Screening Advocate Award  Kari Nau  Tree of Life Christian Preschool   Mrs. Nau (Pronounced: Gnaw) has a B.A. in Education from Cardinal Stritch University. She has over 10 years of teaching experience in early childhood education.

2023 Adult Healthy Vision Award

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin is pleased to announce our 2022-2023 Annual Meeting award recipients in support of healthy vision for all Wisconsinites.   Adult Healthy Vision Award  Ventanilla de Salud   Consulado de México en Milwaukee   Dante Gómez Martinez   A journalist, editor and promoter of the social integration and development of Mexican migrants in the United States, Mr.

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin’s 63rd Annual Meeting Celebration Award Winners Announced

Please join us in celebrating and congratulating this year’s award winners from our Annual Meeting Celebration! The following people, partners, and programs have been instrumental in helping Prevent Blindness Wisconsin move the needle and provide the assistance needed for everyone in our communities. Germantown High School Health Career Students | Children’s Healthy Vision Award Since

myWalgreens Cash Rewards Donation Program & Prevent Blindness Wisconsin

You can donate your myWalgreens cash rewards to Prevent Blindness now through May 31, 2022. Prevent Blindness Wisconsin has been selected to be one of the few charity organizations to be featured in the myWalgreens Cash Rewards donation program! At Walgreens, you can earn unlimited 1% Walgreens Cash rewards when you shop and you can

Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program: 8 Questions & Answers

What is the Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program? The Prevent Blindness Art Therapy Program is an eight-week program designed for people living with Thyroid eye disease (TED) and their care partners. The program, which is offered through Prevent Blindness and made possible through a grant from Horizon Therapeutics, is aimed at helping participants cope with