NMMC’s Low Vision Rehabilitation Program Presents Lions Club Used Eyewear
TUPELO, Miss.—Cheri Nipp (right), an occupational therapist with North Mississippi Medical Center’s Low Vision Rehabilitation Program at the Retina Center, presents Jim Larson, president of Lions Club of Tupelo, with more than 1,000 pairs of eyeglasses collected throughout NMMC. During National Low Vision Awareness Month in February, Nipp spearheaded an NMMC collection drive for used eyeglasses, sunglasses and reading glasses. The Lions Club will distribute the eyewear to those in need in third world countries as well as through the Tree of Life Free Clinic in Tupelo. For more information, call (662) 377-3340 or 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375).