Because our doctors live and work where we practice, we are committed to community service. Our doctors frequently volunteer their time to benefit the youth in our area.
In the past, our doctors have been guest speakers at local schools and have sponsored local youth activities. Our doctors also serve as mentors for local students that are interested in pursuing optometry as a career. If you would like more information or if you would like one of our doctors to speak to your group or school, contact our office at 330-725-4680.
Dr. Milburn Visits With 1st Graders at Medina Christian Academy
On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009, Dr. Tim Milburn was a guest speaker in Mrs. Bowman’s 1st Grade class at Medina Christian Academy. Dr. Milburn’s theme with the class of six year olds was that the ‘eye is just like a camera’. Other topics included how glasses bend light to focus a prescription, the basics of ocular anatomy, and eye health. Students were able to hold a contact lens and experiment with different types of prescription lenses. The day concluded with a frame fashion show. Members of the class voted on the best style for a classmate who was trying on new glasses.
Milburn Eye Center 2006 Scholarship Winners Announced
In June of 2006, Dr. Tim Milburn awarded two Medina High School students $1,000 scholarships, recognizing them as the top male and female science scholars for the class of 2006. Emily Poynton and Zachary Rose were selected by the faculty of Medina High School to receive the scholarships. Emily will be attending the University of Notre Dame. Zach is headed to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Congratulations to our winners!!!
Drs. Milburn 2005 Scholarship Winners Announced
On May 30th, 2005, Dr. Tim Milburn attended the annual senior awards assembly at Medina High School and presented two $1,000 scholarships. Katherine Schwartz and Jonathan Ward were honored at the ceremony for excellence in the basic sciences of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Their names have been added to a plaque that will hang in the halls of Medina High School.
The Drs. Milburn Science Scholarship is intended to foster academic competition and to recognize students who have excelled. Drs. Tim and Anna Milburn have committed to making this award an annual scholarship at Medina High School.
Katherine Schwartz will be attending Denison University in the fall and Jonathan Ward is enrolled at the University of Michigan. Our scholarship winners were selected by the faculty of Medina High School. Best of luck to our winners!
Career Day at Drs. Milburn in Medina
In April of 2006, Dr. Tim Milburn participated in the annual career day at A.I. Root Middle School. Dr. Tim hosted Mallory, a seventh grade student interested in a career in the health professions.
Mallory received a crash course in ocular anatomy, advanced optics, and ocular pathology.
Mallory shadowed Dr. Tim for the day observing eye exams, learning how optometrists deliver care and she learned how our practices uses our optical lab to make glasses in the office.
Doctors Milburn and Milburn Visit Lakeview Elementary
Drs. Tim and Anna Milburn accepted an invitation on April 25, 2002 to speak to the students at Lakeview Elementary in Stow, Ohio. The doctors spoke to three classrooms about optometry as a medical profession and a possible career choice. The presentation included a discussion of ocular anatomy, definitions of ocular diseases, and a discussion of common vision problems. The presentation concluded with Dr. Tim Milburn dissecting a cow’s eye for the students. In April of 2001, Dr. Tim made a similar presentation to the students of Heritage Elementary in Medina.
Clear Vision Little League Team Takes the Field Again in 2002
Drs. Milburn & Milburn are proud to sponsor the Medina Youth Baseball Association for the second straight year. Last year, the Clear Vision 11-12 year old little league squad had a great season with a 17-5 record. The doctors take an active role with the team, attending many of the games and offering each player a free eye exam during the season. Our office wishes the team good luck for a safe and fun summer of 2002.
Drs. Milburn & Milburn Volunteer to Screen Brunswick Varsity Football
Before the 2001 football season, our doctors volunteered to conduct a vision screening to the members of the Brunswick High School Varsity Football squad. While it is certainly no substitute for a comprehensive eye exam, a vision screening can detect many serious eye and vision problems. Our screening in Brunswick detect six players who needed further testing or treatment. Our doctors are available to screen all local sports teams, churches, and businesses. For more information contact our office at 330-725-4680.