Low Vision Clinic Accepting New Patients

We are currently accepting new patients for our Low Vision Services with Dr. Chris Cakanac OD, FAAO our Low Vision Doctor.

Together with Dr. Chris Cakanac we have been providing low vision services to the visually impaired for over 20 years.

Dr. Cakanac uses the latest technology in visual aids during his exam to ensure that you live a more independent lifestyle. Often times he is able to prescribe visual aids that enable patients to read, watch television and enjoy life out in the community as well.

If you or someone you know is living with Low Vision, we are here to help
Simply call 724-837-1250 and ask for Deann to schedule an appointment to see Dr. Chris Cakanac

We take all referrals from Family Eye Doctors and Physicians.

National Day For Choice – Spring Open House

Our Spring Open House is coming up Tuesday, April 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and share in our “National Day For Choice”. You can find more info in the event flyer below.

TribLive recently wrote this article about the upcoming event, “Blind association’s open house to coincide with National Day of Choice“.Click to download the National Day of Choice Open House InvitationDay For Choice

16th Annual Golf Outing

Join the Westmoreland County Blind Association for our 16th Annual Golf Outing.

  • Date: Friday, June 8
  • New Times: Registration at 8:00 a.m. Shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.
  • Location: Greensburg Country Club
  • Price: $100 per golfer

We have a great day planned for attendees including 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch at the turn, games of skill and chance, buffet dinner at 2:30 p.m., raffles, prizes, and a commemorative gift. The first Hole-In-One at designated hole will win a prize from Hillview Motors.

Download the registration form to sign up or call 724-837-1250 ext 12 for more information.

We still have a variety of sponsor opportunities available with pricing starting as low as $50 for tee sponsorships. 

golf registration form

Dining In The Dark

The Mt. Pleasant Viking Leo Club sponsored by the Mt. Pleasant Township Lions Club is hosting a Dinner in the Dark fundraiser on April 20 at Mt. Pleasant Area High School to benefit the Westmoreland County Blind Association! This unique event gives participants a chance to experience a meal through the eyes of someone with visual disabilities.

They are looking for donations to be used for the Chinese auction baskets. In addition, they will be collecting used eyeglasses at the event. Your donations are tax deductible. If you have any questions about the event or donations contact Jennifer Bradley at 724-610-0257.

Download the flyer for more information on the event and to purchase tickets.

dining in the dark invitation

Vision Screenings for Daycares and Kindergartens

The Westmoreland County Blind Association understands the importance of early childhood vision screenings and exams. We have been conducting these vision screenings for more than 20 years.

We are a non-profit organization that reaches out to all of our neighbors in Westmoreland County offering this free vision screening for children 3-6 years of age.

If you are a daycare or an organization that has children ages 3-6 years of age, we would love the opportunity to come to your place of business and do our free vision screenings.

If you would like to schedule a vision screening with us or would like more information please call 724-837-1250 and ask for Deann she will be happy to assist you.