Archive | Screenings/Events

New York State House Screening: The First Of Many

On Tuesday April 30th Going Blind: Coming out of the Dark About Vision Loss premiered at the New York State House in Albany in room 104A of the Legislative Office Building to a room full of legislators, health professionals, advocates and staff. Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, Chair of the Assembly Health Committee and Senator Kemp Hannon, […]

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JCAHPO Conference 2012 Highlights

Last November Dr. Tyree Carr, head of the Nevada Institute of Ophthalmology, introduced Joe Lovett to give the Harold A. Stein keynote address at the annual meeting of the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO). The sold out audience was comprised mostly of ophthalmic technicians. Joe’s address covered both his personal experience […]

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Become an Outreach Partner!

Over 100 organizations from across the country came on board last year as Outreach Partners to help with the public television broadcast initiative. Many Outreach Partner organizations have hosted and continue to host community screenings to help raise awareness in their communities, see Spotlight on New Hampshire Association for the Blind. To help spread the […]

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Spectacular Turnout for the Going Blind Capitol Hill Screening

On Wednesday, September 19, Going Blind screened on Capitol Hill to a packed audience of legislators, Hill and agency staffers, and veterans’ representatives. Senator John Boozman from Arkansas, an optometrist and low-vision specialist, gave a special introduction to the event. The event was standing room only! The crowd sat through a 45 minute condensed version […]

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You Don’t Have to See to Speak

On May 2, the New York Campus Veterans Affairs Medical Center screened Going Blind to its community members. The screening was followed by a Q & A session with Pat Williams, a character featured in the film, who is also an employee at the VAMC. Over 100 people came to the screening and many requested […]

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Joseph Lovett Receives the Kitty Carlisle Hart Award

On Wednesday December 7th, the Glaucoma Foundation honored Joe Lovett with the Kitty Carlisle Hart Award of Merit for Lifetime Achievement for his work on Going Blind. The event took place during the foundation’s annual Black & White Ball held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. The Kitty Award is given each year […]

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