Nominations Now Open for the Beacon of Hope Award

Ellijay optometrist Melonie Clemmons accepts the 2017 Beacon of Hope Award.

It’s time once again to recognize Georgia’s most selfless and compassionate eye care providers! The Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation is excited to open nominations for the 2018 Beacon of Hope Award.

Meet Dr. Melonie Clemmons, the 2017 Beacon of Hope Award Recipient

The Beacon of Hope Award honors an optometrist or ophthalmologist who demonstrates a strong and unwavering commitment to vision care for the uninsured in his or her community. It is open to all optometrists in Georgia, regardless of partnership with the Lighthouse, and will be awarded to the most outstanding nominee who meets the following criteria:

  • Commitment to providing vision services to Georgians in need
  • Willingness to partner with nonprofit (charitable) organizations to provide comprehensive care
  • Compassionate outreach to under-served populations
  • Service to communities abroad via medical missions

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Call for Nominations: The Lighthouse Beacon of Hope Award