Optical Prism January 2019 - Page 35

Glimpses SAFILO COMMITS TO NEW THREE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS Safilo Group has recommitted its long- standing support to Special Olympics. and sunglasses as part of the Special Olympics vision screening program. The groundbreaking global partner- ship, which dates back to 2003, has led to more than 1.2 million optical frames and sunglasses being provided to Spe- cial Olympics athletes as part of the Special Olympics-Lions Clubs Inter- national Opening Eyes eye health and vision screening program. The Special Olympics global health platform, which is made possible through the support of the Golisano Foundation, Lions Clubs International, the United States Centers for Disease The new partnership will see an annual donation of over 60,000 optical frames Control and Prevention, and various additional stakeholders, includes the Opening Eyes vision care programme. It provides Special Olympics athletes with vision examinations, prescription eyewear and valuable referrals for follow–up care. Safilo is a global supplier of the programme. In addition to the donation of eyewear, Safilo personnel will continue to take an active part in the implementation of the Special Olympics-Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes events as volunteers, donating their time and expertise for the benefit of Special Olympics athletes and those with intellectual disabilities. Size: 7.125” x 4 3/4” OFFICE/RETAIL SPACE AVAILABLE FOR LEASE “Perfect” location “now available” for Optometrists and Opticians in a 30,000 sq. ft. plaza located at a very busy intersection, S.E. Corner of Rossland Rd and Thornton Road (bordering Whitby/Oshawa), anchored by TIM HORTONS and NATIONAL BANK. Other tenants in plaza are Pharmacy, Dentist, Hearing Aid Clinic, Physiotherapy Clinic, Animal Hospital, Global Pet Foods, Canadian Hearing Society, Variety Store, Euro Deli, Pub & Grill. Ample free parking, and lots of walk-in-traffic. Last leasable unit left in the plaza. Landlord is providing leasehold improvements and competitive rates. Please contact Sohan at (416) 624-3801 or email North-Field@Rogers.com