Tagged: world services for the blind

Budget Problems Force Cuts at World Services for the Blind

by Lee Hogan 12/16/2014 12:47 pm

The World Services for the Blind of Little Rock said it laid off "approximately" 10 staff members around Nov. 25, due to what it called "budgetary constraints."

World Services for the Blind Hires Stacey Schwartz as CEO, President

by Lee Hogan 12/8/2014 6:30 am

World Services for the Blind of Little Rock has its third top executive of the calendar year. Stacey Hunter Schwartz took over the role Nov. 17, replacing Tony O. Woodell, former chief operating officer, who was only appointed to the position in June.

Dr. Dean Kumpuris To Receive Vision Award from World Services for the Blind

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2014 12:00 am

Dr. Dean Kumpuris of Little Rock is being recognized for his support of various downtown development projects by the World Services for the Blind Foundation.

World Services for the Blind Taps Tony Woodell as President, CEO

by Lee Hogan 6/11/2014 2:35 pm

Tony O. Woodell has a new title, effective immediately at World Services for the Blind. Woodell was unanimously selected as the nonprofit's president and chief executive officer and will succeed Larry Dickerson, who announced his retirement in March.

Larry Dickerson to Resign as President, CEO of World Services for the Blind

by Lee Hogan 3/20/2014 2:57 pm

Larry Dickerson, president and CEO of World Services for the Blind, announced his retirement Thursday, effective Aug. 15.

Mutual Agreement Ends Trust Fund Benefiting World Services for the Blind

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/30/2013 12:00 am

A $100,000 fund created in 1982 by Carolyn and Bernard Whetstone and had been supplying Little Rock’s World Services for the Blind with funds for 30 years has been dissolved.

'Roboglasses' from FauxSee Innovations Help Visually Impaired

by Luke Jones 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Ten years after losing his sight, Brandon Foshee and his brother-in-law Tim Zigler are turning tragedy into business with the development of "Roboglasses," a product intended to keep the visually impaired aware of their surroundings and reduce injuries.

Bob Shell to Receive Vision Award from World Services for Blind

by Mark Carter 10/31/2012 9:00 am

The award annually recognizes a prominent Arkansan who has demonstrated a personal commitment to community service.