CEU Receives 1000 Frames from Eye Society and Vision Express
November 13, 2018
Photo shows (L-R) Dr. Elena Borromeo, Acting Dean, CEU School of Optometry, Dr. Teresa Perez, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Ma. Cristina Padolina, CEU President and Chief Academic Officer, Ms. Neelan Gopwani, AVP, Branded Lifestyle, Inc. and Eye Society, Inc, Ms. Farrah Rodriguez, Business Development Head, Eye Society, Inc.
In celebration of the World Sight Day, Branded Lifestyle Inc. (BLI) and Eye Society, Inc. (ESI), parent company of Vision Express in the country donated 1000 new eye frames to Centro Escolar University School of Optometry.
The frames will be used for the School’s community outreach programs in selected communities in Pandacan, Quiapo and Binondo. According to Ms. Farrah Rodriguez, Business Development Head of Eye Society Inc., these frames were actually donated by the customers of Vision Express during their Sight Saving Month celebration last August.
Aligned with the organization’s mission of giving the best customer service and the best eye care solutions in the country, Ms. Neelan Gopwani, BLI’s Assistant Vice President, hoped that these eyewears will go to deserving patients.
“I think this is the way for us to initiate something good, something better in this world,” said Ms. Gopwani.
Dr. Elena Borromeo, Acting Dean of the School of Optometry also expressed her thanks to the sponsors for choosing School of Optometry as beneficiary of the eyewears and expressed the School’s appreciation of the continuous support of the University administration and the alumni.
“I’ve realized that we are the hands that will be used by the industry and by the school administration to reach people who are underprivileged”, said Dr. Borromeo.
CEU President and Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Ma. Cristina Padolina also attended the event to extend her gratitude to the generous industry partners.
For more information on the CEU School of Optometry, please call (02) 735-6861 to 71 loc. 217 or visit the official website of the University at www.ceu.edu.ph.