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Nominations for AOA Paraoptometric Section Community Service Award due March 31

February 19, 2013
2012 award winner Andrea Hudak, CPOA, from New York, is shown with Alcon’s Rick Weisbarth, O.D.

2012 award winner Andrea Hudak, CPOA, from New York, is shown with Alcon’s Rick Weisbarth, O.D.

Do you know a paraoptometric who serves both the patients in the office and is active in the community? The AOA Paraoptometric Section is seeking nominations for the 2013 Community Service Award.

The award is given to the paraoptometric who demonstrates a commitment to helping improve his or her community and a dedication to the profession of paraoptometry.

Previous recipients of this distinguished award have been active with service organizations such as the Lion’s Club, American Cancer Society, Special Olympics Opening Eyes program, InfantSEE® and VISION USA.

Individuals may be self-nominated or nominated by other professionals. Criteria for judging include the individual’s involvement in community service within the optometric practice and the community.

The recipient will receive a plaque of recognition, a $100 personal cash award, and a $100 award to the charity of the recipient’s choice during the Paraoptometric Section Awards Reception Friday, June 28, 2013, at the 2013 Optometry’s Meeting® in San Diego, Calif.

To download a nomination form, visit www.aoa.org/x4979.xml.

Forms may be submitted electronically with attachments to PS@aoa.org or by fax to 314-991-4101 by March 31, 2013.

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