Clemson Eye Races for the Cure
GREENVILLE, SC (Sept. 10, 2015) – Clemson Eye is once again pleased to be a sponsor and participant in the Mountains to Midlands chapter of Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Race for the Cure on Sept. 26.
“We live and work in this community and we are passionate about supporting good health and important research,” said CEO Mary Lou Parisi.
The company will field a team of 15 runners and staff a booth at the event, which will be held for the first time at Heritage Park in Simpsonville. Runners should stop by the booth for can coolies, lens cleaners and cloths, artificial tear samples and pens.
The Komen Foundation’s mission is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering women, ensuring quality care and investing in research to find a cure. Seventy-five percent of funds raised from the race and other Komen activities in the Upstate, stays in the Upstate to ensure quality care and support for patients, families and survivors there.
Race day begins at 7 a.m. with onsite registration. Opening ceremonies at 8 a.m. and the 5K starts at 9 a.m. You can signup for the race here: http://goo.gl/xk0UyT. Volunteers are also needed. If you’re interested in lending a helping hand, call the local Komen office at 864-234-5035.
Clemson Eye has been a leading provider of visual health for Upstate residents for the past 40 years, providing them with comprehensive medical and surgical eye care, Lasik, and aesthetics services. Clemson Eye has five convenient locations in Greenville, Anderson, Easley, Clemson, and Spectrum Lasik, in Greenville. Its American Board Certified Ophthalmologists have performed more than 50,000 cataract, LASIK and microsurgical procedures.