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Eye Care 4 Kids helps bring Vision to Las Vegas Students
Published on Wed, Nov 28, 2012 (2:13 p.m.)FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2012
Contact: Heidi Hayes
Clark County School Board Trustee Chris Garvey and Students Celebrate Eye Care 4 Kids Launch in Las Vegas
Several local students and their parents are honored to represent the Clark County School District for the Grand Opening of Eye Care 4 Kids.
Eye Care 4 Kids, the leading non-profit in providing eye exams and eye ware to low- income students, opens its first of five Las Vegas clinics this Saturday.
With 310,000 students in the Clark County School District, an estimated one in four have some kind of vision impairment. Unfortunately, some students are unable to afford the glasses they so desperately need.
"A child shouldn't feel bad for putting a financial burden on their family because they can't see the words in a book. Eye Care 4 Kids is a much needed resource that will help ease that burden." said Clark County School Nurse Kathy Hesse.
A handful of local students will be the first to experience the new Eye Care 4 Kids clinic during the grand opening, along with School Board Trustee Chris Garvey.
Eye Care 4 Kids Grand Opening
6150 West Smoke Ranch Las Vegas, NV 89108 Near Brinley Middle School
Saturday December 1, 2012
10:00 am Meet and Greet 10:30 am Ribbon Cutting
**students, parents, Eye Care 4 Kids founder Joseph Carbone, and CCSD representatives will be available for interviews