How recently have you been asked to donate to a charity at the conclusion of a store or online purchase? Have you participated in a run or walk and been impressed by the number of business groups all wearing coordinated t-shirts? Purchased a pink calculator you didn’t need to support a cause?
There are great acts of humanity that occur around us every day. This story is no different. Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy (Dr. V) has dedicated his life to the blind and giving them sight, resulting in one of the world's most extraordinary models of service delivery.
Santinelli International announced that they will once again be supporting Habitat for Humanity by sponsoring and building a home for a family in need on Long Island. Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit agency which helps eliminate poverty housing and homelessness around the world by building simple houses.
A lifelong resident of Philadelphia, Rick began his career at Chilton Publishing Co. in West Philadelphia, while attending Temple University. He also served his country as a member of the U.S. Army Reserves.
Vincent Salierno was born in 1903 in Magliano Italy. From humble immigrant beginnings he established a successful optical company in Newark, NJ called Victory Optical Manufacturing Company in 1941, and grew it to be a respected leader in the optical industry.
By Zoriana N. Mangione, Quality Care Opticians, Ballston Lake, NY
Becoming a mobile optician for nursing home residents requires, above all else, patience and compassion. Next, one should expect much planning and organization, the willingness to travel from site-to-site in a variety of weather conditions, adaptability to various working conditions at the facilities, the willingness to carry the contents of an entire office to each site, and different communication skills and protocols.