7th Annual Ernest R. Franchell III Memorial Golf Tournament raised over $11,000

The 7th Annual Ernest R. Franchell III Memorial Golf Tournament, held in March 2018, raised over $11,000 for Georgia Eye Bank! This brings the total funds donated to over $83,000 since the event was first started! We are so thankful and deeply appreciate Ernie and the entire Franchell Family.

Congratulations to Charles Drew Salisbury, MD

Congratulations to Charles Drew Salisbury, MD, cornea fellow at Eye Consultants of Atlanta on receiving the Best Paper of Session Award at the 2018 Cornea and Eye Banking Forum for his paper, Increasing Betadine Exposure During Cornea Tissue Preparation Decreases Positive Rim Cultures and Postoperative Infections.     The Best Paper of Session is awarded […]

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has proclaimed November as Eye Donation Month

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has proclaimed November as Eye Donation Month. Pictured in the photo (from left to right): Ann Kent – Laboratory Services Technician David Thompson – Chief Financial Officer Raihanna Sukhram – Processing & Distribution Technician Agnes Kisseih – Quality Review Specialist Governor Nathan Deal Laura Braucht – Donor Coordinator Janice Sedgwick – […]

Dr. Barry Lee receives the 2018 R. Townley Paton Award

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Barry Lee for receiving the 2018 R. Townley Paton Award. The R. Townley Paton Award is the Eye Bank Association of America’s highest honor for corneal physicians. This award is presented annually to an ophthalmologist in recognition of his/her outstanding contribution to eye banking and EBAA. Our other co-medical […]

7th Annual Ernest R. Franchell III Memorial Golf Tournament

Join us for a day of Golf and Good Times!   All proceeds from this event benefit Georgia Eye Bank. Click here to download and print the forum to sign up and for more information. Remember to RSVP by March 15.

The 6th Annual Ernest R. Franchell III Memorial Golf Tournament raised $12,466 for Georgia Eye Bank!

Ernie Franchell IV stopped by Georgia Eye Bank today to present a check in the amount of $12,466. This very generous financial gift comes from the 6th Annual Ernest R. Franchell III Memorial Golf Tournament. With today’s check, $71,000 has now been raised to support our programs and advance our mission. We are extremely grateful […]

Dr. James Brooks and Georgia Eye Bank team up to support the Lighthouse for Christ Eye Centre

Dr. James Brooks (West Georgia Eye Care in Columbus, GA) recently traveled to the Lighthouse for Christ Eye Centre in Mombasa, Kenya.  He transported several corneas recovered and processed by Georgia Eye Bank.  We are very proud of Dr. Brooks and the incredible work being done at the Lighthouse for Christ Eye Centre.

March Declared as Eye Donor Month by Governor Nathan Deal

On February 9th 2017 representatives from Georgia Eye Bank, Inc. visited the state capitol to receive a proclamation signed by Gov. Nathan Deal designating March 2017 as Georgia Eye Donor Month. Click Here to view the Proclamation.

NEW TRUSTEES AT GEORGIA EYE BANK, INC.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ERIC MEINECKE GEORGIA EYE BANK, INC. 404-504-2588 TEL 404-264-9111 FAX [email protected] WWW.GEORGIABANK.ORG NEW TRUSTEES AT GEORGIA EYE BANK, INC. ATLANTA, GEORGIA, OCTOBER 18, 2016 – Georgia Eye Bank is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Trustees.  Nancy McConnell and Farish Wheeler join the Board […]

The 5th Annual Ernest R. Franchell III Memorial Golf Tournament raised $13,500 for Georgia Eye Bank!