A Beacon of Hope Award 2017

2018 Beacon of Hope Award

The Beacon of Hope Award honors an optometrist or ophthalmologist who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to vision healthcare to the uninsured in his or her community.

The award is open to all optometrists and ophthalmologists in Georgia, regardless of partnership with the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation.

The Beacon of Hope Award is judged on the following criteria:

  • Commitment to providing vision services to Georgians in financial need.
  • Willingness to partner with nonprofit organizations to provide care.
  • Compassionate outreach to underserved populations
  • Service to communities abroad via medical missions

Award Details:

Winners will be chosen by a panel of vision care advocates. The Lighthouse will provide the award and collect applications.

Download Optometrist Nomination Form (PDF)
Download Ophthalmologist Nomination Form (PDF)

Submit all application materials and inquiries to:

Kate Viana
Director of Marketing & Communication
Email:
Phone: 770-738-4679 DIRECT
5582 Peachtree Road, Chamblee GA 30341
Phone: 404.325.3630 | Fax: 404.636.5549

or use the form below.


2018 Beacon of Hope Award Nomination Form

Sponsored by the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation

The Beacon of Hope Award is open to all optometrists and ophthalmologists in Georgia, regardless of professional affiliation or partnership with the Lighthouse, and honors an eyecare professional who provides an outstanding commitment to vision healthcare for the uninsured in his or her community.

Beyond the recognition associated with the award itself, the successful nominee will be publicly recognized via press release sent to his or her local newspaper and receive a personalized lead crystal bowl. The award will be formally presented on Oct. 18, 2018.

Nominations may be submitted by anyone. Applications will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Commitment to providing vision services to Georgians in financial need
  • Willingness to partner with nonprofit organizations to provide comprehensive care
  • Compassionate outreach to underserved populations
  • Service to communities abroad via medical missions

Dates of importance:

  • August 1, 2018 – All completed applications and supporting materials due by 5:00pm
  • September 3, 2018 – Notification sent via United States Postal Service
  • October 18, 2018 – Award presentation at the 2018 Lighthouse fall fundraiser (details TBA)
2017 Beacon of Hope Award Nomination Form

2017 Beacon of Hope Award Nomination Form

Category

Please select if you are nominating an Optometrist or an Ophthalmologist.

Nominee

Enter information about the nominee.
Name
Home Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
Country
Nominee's home address.
Address of Practice
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
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Nomination

Information about person filling out this form.
Name of nominator.
Nominator's Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
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Address of Nominator.
Phone number of nominator.

Biographical Information

The recipient’s biographical information will be highlighted in the award presentation, not used as part of selection criteria. Specifics preferred.

Educational information

Please list all secondary educational institutions attended, including degree awarded and any honors received.

Professional History

Please list professional history of nominee.

Previous Awards

Please list any awards received by the nominee in the past.

Personal Statement

Attach a personal statement describing how the nominee demonstrates an “outstanding commitment to vision healthcare to the under or uninsured in his or her community.” Please limit responses to 1,000 words.

Supporting Documents

Up to four supporting documents (letters of appreciation from clients, newspaper articles, letters of recommendation, et cetera).
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