This year's Conexus Golf Classic was a huge success, raising $102,000 for our programs. We cannot thank our participants, sponsors, and volunteers enough their generosity and support.
Thank you Taylor & Parrish, Virginia Eye Institute, Essilor USA, Flying Squirrels Baseball, and James River Exteriors for sponsoring this year's Classic.
We would also like to congratulate FCCI Insurance Group for winning the Golf Classic for the 2nd consecutive year!
To see the entire list of winners and view additional photos, please click HERE.
In mid April, Conexus leadership presented a full report to Dr. James Lane, Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction and his team showing that a well above average rate of poor vision in the 33 school divisions Conexus served through the Conexus Comprehensive Vision Programming Pilot Program.
Pictured from Right to Left:
Dr. James Lane, Superintendent; Maribel Saimre, Director of the Office of Student Services; Tim Gresham CEO Conexus; Delegate Roxann Robinson; Delegate Lee Ware; Robin Mead, VP Conexus; Melissa Perry, Conexus; and Tracy White, School Health Nurse Specialist.
At a recent awards luncheon, Conexus was named the 2019 Partner of the Year in Support of Students for Chesterfield County Public Schools.
“Strong partnerships are an integral component to any school division’s success,” School Board Chair Rob Thompson said. “Our Board is grateful to be part of a community that has been a strong supporter of Chesterfield County Public Schools. We are fortunate to have a number of partners willing to invest in our efforts to create a better tomorrow. Our partners are vital to helping us ignite passion in all of our students through authentic and captivating experiences.”
Read the full story HERE.
During its March meeting, the Conexus Board of Directors unanimously elected Mo Alfayyoumi to a three year term. Mo is the Director of Electric Transmission System Operations Center at Dominion Energy Virginia.
He received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology and his Master’s in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech. He completed his MBA from UMASS and is a Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt.
Please join us in welcoming Mo to the Conexus family!
Robins Foundation recently awarded $50,000 to Conexus in support of its Mobile Clinic delivery during the 2019-2020 school year throughout Greater Richmond.
"The support of Robins Foundation will allow us to bring healthy vision to school-aged children throughout the region," said Jeff Baldwin, communications director for Conexus. "Delivery of our Mobile Clinic program is mission critical and allows us to ensure that poor vision is no longer a barrier to a child's academic success."
Thank you Robins Foundation!