Hauppauge, NY – November 2010 – ClearVision Optical, a leader in the eyewear industry, teamed up with Girls Inc. of Long Island to sponsor a spectacular evening of food – Taste of the Town.
An evening combining food, fun and tastings, Taste of the Town was hosted by Girls Inc. of Long Island, a non-for-profit organization dedicated to educating young girls in underprivileged areas on Long Island while inspiring them to be strong, smart, and bold. The event was family-oriented and crowds of Long Islanders showed their support for this empowering organization. They enjoyed a fantastic evening of food provided by professional Long Island Chefs accompanied by seasonal beer and wine tasting.
ClearVision was a Bronze Sponsor of the evening event.
Taste of the Town was held on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at Appliance World in Huntington, NY. Girls Inc of Long Island made a lot of strides this past year, including rolling out the Money Talks program, which helps young girls to understand the basic concepts of handling money, credit cards and making wise money decisions. This fundraiser, in addition to being a fun, networking event, also helped to raise money for the organization to continue delivering these programs.
ClearVision Optical is a leader in the eyewear market with an extensive portfolio of distinctive brand names. A privately held company, ClearVision currently designs and markets prescription eyewear and sunglasses for BCBGMAXAZRIA, Cole Haan, Ellen Tracy, IZOD, Ocean Pacific, Jessica McClintock and Fisher-Price®, as well as Junction City and several other well known house brands. ClearVision’s collections are distributed throughout the United States and throughout 20 countries internationally. To learn more about ClearVision Optical, visit www.cvoptical.com.
About Girls Inc
Girls Incorporated is a nonprofit organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and boldSM through a network of local organizations in the United States and Canada. With local roots dating to 1864 and national status in the U.S. since 1945, Girls Inc. responds to the changing needs of girls and their communities through research-based programs and advocacy that empower girls to reach their full potential and to understand, value, and assert their rights. In 2009, Girls Inc. reached over 900,000 girls through Girls Inc. affiliates, our website, and educational publications. To learn more, visit, www.girlsinc.org