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Children’s Center Receives Annual Donation from Heritage Vision

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Kevin Harrison, owner of Heritage Vision Center in Hattiesburg, presents a check for $2,000 to the Children's Center for Communciation and Development on Tuesday, Sept. 27. (Office of University Communications photo by Van Arnold)

HATTIESBURG, Miss.– Kevin Harrison, owner of Heritage Vision Center in Hattiesburg, presented a check for $2,000 to The Children’s Center for Communication and Development at The University of Southern Mississippi on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

For the past six summers, Heritage Vision has donated a portion of proceeds from eyeglass sales during the month of July to the center. To date Heritage Vision has contributed close to $35,000 to The Children’s Center.

The Children’s Center, a United Way agency, opened its doors in 1974 and currently serves approximately 80 children from the South Mississippi area. The center provides an interdisciplinary team approach to the assessment and treatment of communicatively and developmentally delayed children (birth to 5 years).

For more information about The Children’s Center call 601.266.5222 or visit www.usm.edu/childrenscenter/index.htm