Thursday, August 8, 2013

ClearVision Interns Tap into their Philanthropic Spirits at Camp Kehilla

Contact: Alida Almonte

Hauppauge, NY – August 2013 – Eyewear industry leader ClearVision Optical recently participated in Camp Day at Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center’s Camp Kehilla as part of the internship program’s philanthropic outreach.

For the 4th consecutive year, ClearVision’s summer interns and ClearVision managers participated in this day of fun and festivities. Camp Kehilla, located at the Henry Kaufman campgrounds in Wheatley Heights, NY, provides social/recreational camping activities for high functioning children and teens with special needs and disorders, and other developmental disabilities.  

“Camp Kehilla offers much more than fun in the sun for our summer interns,” said Jennifer Trakhtenberg, ClearVision’s Senior Talent Leader. “It provides an opportunity for the interns to take the skills they learn in the office, such as flexibility, creativity, and leadership, and use them to mentor the younger generation. The day also reinforces the CV Way – having a positive impact on our community and making each day better for someone else.”

The interns prepared and facilitated all of the activities for the young campers, which included a water balloon toss, a mummy wrap, relay race games, and bubbles galore.

A considerable part of ClearVision’s year-round intern program is to support the company’s philanthropic outreach. Initiatives include volunteering for ClearVision’s annual Healthy Snack Sale and Employee Garage Sale, which raises money for The Harry Chapin Food Bank/ Long Island Cares, Inc.,

For more information on ClearVision’s award-winning internship program, please visit, the ClearVision’s Interns Facebook page, or ClearVision’s Linkedin Page

About ClearVision Optical
Founded in 1949, ClearVision Optical is an award-winning leader in the optical industry, designing and distributing eyewear and sunwear for top brands, such as BCBGMAXAZRIA, Cole Haan, Ellen Tracy, IZOD, Marc Ecko Cut & Sew, Ocean Pacific, and Jessica McClintock.  ClearVision’s house brands include ClearVision Collection, Junction City, Digit, and Dilli Dalli pediatric eyewear. A privately held company, ClearVision is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York and has more than 250 associates throughout the U.S. ClearVision’s collections are distributed throughout North America and 20 countries around the globe.  To learn more about ClearVision Optical, visit, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to stay connected to the latest ClearVision news.

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