VISIONWORKS SUPPORTS LOCAL LITTLE LEAGUE PROGRAMS IN GREATER HOUSTON WITH FIELD RECOVERY DONATIONS
June 6, 2018
HOUSTON, TX - Visionworks, the official eyewear and eye care retailer of Little League® Baseball and Softball, helped to provide crucial field recovery efforts to West Oaks Little League and Lumberton Little League this spring. The improvements will have a lasting impact for the entire community impacted by Hurricane Harvey, enabling young baseball and softball players to come together and continue to forge lifelong memories.
A special grant on behalf of Visionworks, executed with the assistance of the CBS EcoMedia team, will help to enhance the experiences that the players, volunteers, and families of these Little League programs for years to come. The donation provided funding to be used for various items impacted by flooding, including fencing and scoreboard repairs, replenishment of field supplies and equipment needs, as well as restroom and concession refurbishments. These widespread recovery efforts allow for an enjoyable experience for the children currently participating in both the West Oaks and Lumberton Little Leagues.
“Local Little League programs like West Oaks and Lumberton rely on community support and fundraising to help ensure that the optimal Little League experience can be provided for its players, families, and volunteers,” said Liz DiLullo Brown, Little League Vice President of Marketing and Communications. “Thanks to the generous support of Visionworks, West Oaks and Lumberton Little Leagues were able to get their fields ready and have an enjoyable 2018 season.”
“Visionworks is a proud supporter of Little League Baseball and Softball,” said Peter Bridgman, CEO of Visionworks. “We’re honored to work alongside the incredible volunteers who make up the heart and soul of the West Oaks and Lumberton Little Leagues to restore their facilities after the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. We hope our contribution enables players to safely enjoy America’s pastime.”
Visionworks is a leading provider of eye care services with more than 700 optical retail stores in 40 states and the District of Columbia. Visionworks is committed to providing our customers with an exemplary and unrivaled shopping experience with high quality products and services at the best possible value. All of our stores offer the largest assortment of frames in the industry with over 1,500 unique pairs per store. This includes famous fashion brands, like Ray-Ban and Nike, as well as our own exclusive brand frames, like Salsa, Chelsea Morgan, and Robert Mitchel. Visionworks also sells eyeglasses and contact lenses online visionworks.com. For more information about Visionworks, visit www.visionworks.com.
About Little League®
Founded in 1939, Little League® Baseball and Softball is the world’s largest organized youth sports program, with nearly 2.4 million players and one million adult volunteers in every U.S. state and more than 80 other countries. During its nearly 80 years of existence, Little League has seen more than 40 million honored graduates, including public officials, professional athletes, award-winning artists, and a . Each year, millions of people follow the hard work, dedication, and sportsmanship that Little Leaguers® display at our seven baseball and softball World Series events, the premier tournaments in youth sports. For more information, visit LittleLeague.org, and follow Little League on Facebook (facebook.com/LittleLeague), Twitter (twitter.com/LittleLeague), and Instagram (instagram.com/LittleLeague)
About CBS EcoMedia Inc.
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