WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - A new exhibit at the Little Buckeye Children's Museum is educating children and their caretakers on how to keep their eyes healthy and safe. }}" />

   
 
 
Wise About Eyes Exhibit On Display At Children's Museum

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Originally Published on: 11/14/2013

A new exhibit at the Little Buckeye Children's Museum is educating children and their caretakers on how to keep their eyes healthy and safe. A community premiere event was held Wednesday at the museum for the Wise about Eyes Exhibit. The featured speakers were Mayor Tim Theaker, Mansfield City Schools Superintendent Brian Garverick, representatives from the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles and Prevent Blindness Ohio.  The exhibit provides an interactive and fun way for families to learn how to save their sight and protect their vision. According to Prevent Blindness Ohio vision problems affect 1 in 4 school-age children and 1 in 20 preschoolers. An estimated 47,300 Ohio preschool children have a vision disorder that can lead to loss of vision. The Wise About Eyes Exhibit will be on display until Jan.15, 2014. The exhibit was funded by the Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Child and Family Health Services and the Save Our Sight Program. The Save Our Sight Program is supported by $1 donations at the time vehicle registration to support eye health and safety programs for kids.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Warm up tonight with a bowl of soup, while giving back at the 12th annual Soup Supper, benefiting the Harmony House. Full Story
Image1 The Kroger store on Ashland Road in Madison Township presented a nearly $8100 check Friday to Grace Episcopal Church. Full Story
 
Image1 Two people have been arrested in connection with a dead body found in Wooster. Full Story
Image1 The Richland County Foundation's five-member staff is settling into its new home in the historic William Ritter House at 181 South Main Street in Mansfield. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Richland County Foundation Enjoying New Home

Clint Black Performs In Mansfield

Braintree

Slices Pizza Raising Money For Red Cross

Day In The Life: Matt Trukovich On Fight Day

More News