In June 2014, Rob Ohlson was announced as new Chair of the Operation Eyesight Canada Board of Directors. We are delighted to have Rob, our former Vice Chair, lead our volunteer directors as they provide strategic direction to assist us in fulfilling our mission to eliminate avoidable blindness. We checked in with Rob to get… Continue reading Q&A with Rob Ohlson, Board Chair
Rob Ohlson, president of Calgary’s Maillot Custom Homes, has seen first-hand the devastation caused by avoidable blindness in India and Africa. Families facing poverty and starvation because a blind parent can’t work, children with no chance of education because they can’t see, and elderly people begging in the streets are all realities in too many… Continue reading What does ‘sheer enthusiasm’ look like?
Close to 100 donors, supporters, board members, staff and longtime friends of Operation Eyesight gathered in Calgary on June 12 – not only for the business of our annual general meeting, but also to celebrate our 50th anniversary of providing sight restoration and blindness prevention in the developing world. We were especially pleased to have… Continue reading Not just an AGM: Wasn’t that a party?!
Local donors, volunteers, board members and staff gathered for our Annual General Meeting at the Best Western Village Park Inn in Calgary, Canada on June 20. Each year, we take the time to pause and reflect on the progress we and our partners have made in the fight against avoidable blindness – progress made possible… Continue reading Our annual celebration: A photo essay