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October 2017

10/7/17 Saturday

Vision Screening Event – Senator Leyva’s Health and Community Resource Fair Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm, Location: Ayala Park, 18313 Valley Blvd, Bloomington, CA. Click here to sign up. 

10/7/17 & 10/8/17 Saturday and Sunday

ACCULENS Scleral Lens Academy will be sponsoring two dates for a free one-day course on Scleral Lens taught by Dr. Karen Lee at WesternU on October 7 & 8, 2017 from 8:30am –2:30pm. For more information and to register, please email Coleen_acculens@live.com

10/9/17 Monday

Columbus Day Holiday – University Closed

10/12/17 Thursday

WesternU Reception at AAO Academy6:30pm – 8:30pm at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel located at 17 E. Monroe Street in Chicago, Illinois. Info & RSVP at https://westernu-aao2017.eventbrite.com/

10/19/17 Thursday

Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) presents Dine in the Dark! Come enjoy a nice dinner and fun activities as we raise funds and awareness for World Sight Day. Click here for the flier!

10/19/17 Thursday

Representatives from COA’s Low Vision Rehab Section will be at WUCO highlighting the role of organized optometry & benefits of membership. Click Here to RSVP FOR LUNCH by October 16th. Click here for event details.

10/28/17 & 10/29/17 Saturday and Sunday

4 faculty volunteers needed each full day Central West County Health EXPO with Senator Janet Nguyen in Garden Grove http://volunteer.ramusa.org/


LOOKING AHEAD

11/12/17 Sunday

6 faculty and 2 staff volunteers needed AMEN Project in San Bernardino https://amensda.org/missions/volunteer/application/?entry_id=33832&type=Medical

11/18/17 & 11/19/17 Saturday and Sunday

8 faculty and 2 staff volunteers needed each full day Care Harbor in Downtown L.A. WUCO is taking the vision lead for this event and we NEED your support https://volunteers.careharbor.org/default.aspx


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to Dr. Victoria Chan (OD 2017) and Dr. Christina Nguyen (OD 2017) on their special recognition and scholarship presented during Academy 2017 in Chicago at the National Association of VA Optometrists Reception.

Dr. Munish Sharma invites everyone to view the ASCO Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice video (ASCO’s IPECP video). The video has been uploaded to ASCO’s YouTube channel and can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnCaOIAX9xM

Continuing Education Online Courses – for a list of 1 and 2 hour courses please click here.


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