Robert Godwin has been covering the non-profit scene in Austin from the time of blue jeans and backyard barbeques to the black-tie galas of today. With over 20,000 events recorded by word and photo, Godwin leads the leagues in rubber chicken consumption. As a constant witness to the power of publicity, he now seeks to enlist a legion of assistants by sharing his knowledge of the publicity process.
SightsUnseen to put glasses on the faces of those in need
A fascinating project is underway with help from Central Texans. SightsUnseen has ambitious plans to put glasses on the faces of those in need across the world. In countries such as the United States there is one optometrist for every 8000 citizens–in developing areas of the world, there is one optometrist for every 1,000,000+ citizens. Even if those people can get to the doctor, the cost of glasses is usually beyond their means.
SightsUnseen will provide self-adjusting glasses to underserved areas of the world. Adspecs are the world’s first fluid-filled universal glasses. The user can put on the glasses, press fluid reservoirs until they can see clearly and then snap off the reservoirs–and the glasses are set. They are now ready for all the opportunities clear vision can make possible–such as school and work.
For more information, visit the website at www.sightsunseen.org.
Calendar of Events
- Wimberley Arts Fest
The Waters Point13401 RR 12Wimberley, TX 78676 Saturday, April 22, 10am – Sunday, April 23, 2017, 5pm The Wimberley Valley Art League hosts its 9th annual Arts Fest at a new location directly on the B…
- Austin Food + Wine: Feast Under the Stars
Austin Food + Wine Festival800 W Riverside Dr, Austin, Texas 78704 Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:30pm Join us Thursday night before the festival for our prelude event. We’re rolling out the tabletops an…
- UMLAUF Garden Party: "Under a Texas Sky"
Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum605 Robert E. Lee RoadAustin TX 78704 Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:30 – 9:30pm UMLAUF's Garden Party, this year on Thursday, April 27, and themed "Under a…
- 2017 Austin Food + Wine Festival
Austin Food + Wine Festival800 W Riverside Dr, Austin, Texas 78704 Friday, April 28 – Sunday, April 30, 2017 Get prepped for tastings, libations, hands-on grilling demos, and more from the world’s ris…
- Stand Up for CareBOX Program
Atlassian Austin303 Colorado Street, Austin, Texas Friday, April 28, 2017, 7 – 11pm The Second Annual Stand Up for CareBOX Program event features Austin's funniest comedians, locally crafted beer…