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Care for the Children
updated: Dec 23, 2012, 9:50 AM

By Edhat Subscriber

On Sunday there was a non-profit kids health day at the Eyeglass Factory, with the help of See International, C.O.W. (Clinic on Wheels) and Listos Para Aprender (ready to learn).

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 COMMENT 356931 agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-23 11:23 AM

What a great event.


 COMMENT 356975 agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-23 02:12 PM

Fabulous event, diagnosis and treatment for visual problems can change a child's life.


 SHOREBIRD agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-23 02:43 PM

Nice was to celebrate Festivus.


 COMMENT 356984 agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-23 03:04 PM

It is a great event and I am happy to support anything that helps kids lead a healthy life.

Sadly, this was the wrong time and place. The event is causing a traffic nightmare getting into/out of the parking lot at Trader Joe's. Between the fire truck and police car parking on opposing sides of the street, the normal three lanes is barely 1.5. Next year they should do it the week before.


 COMMENT 356986 agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-23 03:16 PM

The congestion only underlines how important this event is for so many. Next time it might be necessary to find a larger site. The Eyeglass Factory is to be commended for this generous act, meeting an obvious need.


 COMMENT 357051P agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-23 11:39 PM



 COMMENT 357061 agree helpful negative off topic

2012-12-24 06:32 AM

Great job, Rick and Gregg! For over 10 years these guys have never wavered helping kids. In '06, I spent a year teaching in a junior high- in OHIO! I had a student not wear his glasses for a few days. When I asked about them, he told me that he broken them, and his mom could not afford to get new ones, yet. I called Gregg here in SB. "Send me his prescription," he replied. I got it from the school office and faxed it here. About a week later, via UPS, a new pair shows up at school. You should have seen the look on the kid's face! No more squinting!! Needless to say, it went over well with the principal that a substitute teacher was able to "magically" get a new pair of glasses for one of his students.

These guys are always willing to do something for a kid.


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