Students, faculty, and alumni are invited to attend an evening of education and motivation on Wednesday, October 29th at the Colonnade Hotel at 120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115. The facility is within walking distance of New England College of Optometry.
The evening will include a complimentary dinner reception with colleagues, a presentation about the InfantSEE program, and an inspirational performance by Boston native Tom Sullivan. Students are encouraged to enter a photo contest on Instagram for gift cards to local restaurants to help document the night.
InfantSEE is a public health program for infants that is managed by Optometry Cares - the AOA Foundation. This program aims to help provide comprehensive eye assessments for infants between 6 and 12 months at no cost. For more information about InfantSEE, visit http://www.infantsee.org
Tom Sullivan became blind in infancy due to Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP). He is a successful author, producer, singer, actor, athlete, and inspirational speaker. He was awarded the Apollo Award by the AOA in 2010 for his distinguished service to the visual welfare of the public. For more information about Tom Sullivan, visit http://sullivanlive.com
6:00 pm Dinner Reception
7:00 pm InfantSEE Presentation
Tom Sullivan Performance
The evening is generously sponsored by the Allergan Foundation.
For more information or to RSVP, contact firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, October 22.