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Davis Vision, United Way 2-1-1 and the United Auto Workers Team Up to Provide Free Vision Screenings August 25 for Detroit Children
Date:8/21/2008

hild's development, and the community-based screening offered by Davis Vision through the local community partners will provide Detroit children and their parents with a better understanding about the importance of good vision health.

About Davis Vision

Davis Vision, Inc., based in Plainview, NY, administers vision services to over 55 million members nationally through an extensive network of nearly 45,000 participating providers, including ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians and many of the nation's premier retail centers. Davis Vision's provider network-credentialing program has been certified by the NCQA.

Among Michigan-based organizations, Davis Vision covers the UAW, General Motors, Delphi-IUE, Chrysler, the University of Michigan, United State federal employees and many others. For more information about Davis Vision, visit http://www.davisvision.com.

About the United Auto Workers

One of the nation's largest and most diverse unions, the UAW has more than 1 million active and retired members, with active members working in manufacturing as well as public service, higher education health care, gaming and other industries. UAW members are active supporters of the United Way, the March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and many other charitable and community activities.

About United Way 2-1-1

United Way 2-1-1 is a multi-lingual, comprehensive information and referral service available 24 hours per day, year round. Its database contains more than 20,000 programs and services, such as after school programs, senior care services, medical and prescription assistance, credit counseling and mortgage foreclosure assistance, and housing and utility resources. Individuals can also call 2-1-1 to be connected to volunteer opportunities in their area.

2-1-1 partners include: The Detroit Public Library, Common Ground Sanctuary, Macomb
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