LEWISVILLE, TEXAS, (July, 2014) Golfers supporting the Blind Childrens Center were treated to a morning clinic from 2-time PGA teacher of the year Laird Small and golf Hall of Famer Amy Alcott. The evening featured time with renowned sports speaker and writer Rick Reilly. “Tom Sullivan is such an inspiration. HOYA is proud to sponsor The Tom Sullivan Blind Childrens Center Celebrity Golf Classic,” said Barney Dougher, President and CEO of HOYA Vision Care, North America, he continued, “HOYA is all about empowerment, and the work done for children and their families at the Center provides them with tools they can use all their lives.”
The Blind Childrens Center typically hosts 100 children, age birth through 2nd grade, and their families each year. The children, most of whom are visually impaired or blind, receive free of charge services such as early intervention and in-home assistance for newborns and toddlers all the way to providing a fully inclusive educational experience for second graders.
For more information about the The Blind Childrens Center and how you can help visit www.blindchildrenscenter.org where details on all of the programs are available.
About Hoya Corporation
Hoya Corporation is a global technology company traded on the Japanese stock exchange based in Tokyo, Japan, and the leading supplier of innovative and indispensable high-tech and healthcare products based upon its advanced optics technologies. Hoya is active in four fields of business: The Healthcare provides eyeglasses and contact lenses for retail sales. The Medical provides endoscopic system and intraocular lenses for cataract surgery. The Electronics makes mask blanks and photo masks for the semiconductor devices and LCD panels as well as glass memory disks for HDDs. The Imaging produces optical lenses, SLR/compact digital cameras, lens modules and micro lenses. Hoya now has over 100 subsidiaries and affiliates, and employs over 36,500