Teen from Simsbury on a mission to put a lens on poverty

He's a 17-year-old Eagle Scout on a mission. Dan Peluso of Simsbury traveled to Port Au Prince, Haiti in June to hold free vision clinics and distribute prescription glasses to people there.

The high school junior is putting a lens on poverty.


Simsbury Teen Plans To Bring Vision Screenings To Haiti

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 Simsbury's Daniel Peluso's, 17, Eagle Scout proposal to travel to Haiti and provide people there with eyeglass screenings was rejected but he decided to take the project on anyway. For six days in June, Peluso will travel to Haiti with a seven-person team to provide free eye care screenings to Haiti. Click here to learn more

Harvey & Lewis Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Norman Rockwell Painting

Thursday, May 19th, 2016, marked the sixtieth anniversary of the Saturday Evening Post issue, which featured Norman Rockwell’s famous painting titled “New Glasses”. President, Jim Lewis, and Steve Nesko, the young boy captured in the painting, joined Better Connecticut's Kara Sundlun and Scot Haney to celebrate the painting's 60th anniversary.

A Milestone Year for Harvey & Lewis Opticians

Better Connecticut's, Melissa Cole, visits Harvey & Lewis' newest location in the UConn Medical Health Center. Her and owner, Jim Lewis,  discuss why this year is a milestone year for this family owned business. Celebrating their 125th anniversary this year, Harvey & Lewis shares its history on Better Connecticut. 

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Gargoyles Unveiled at Harvey & Lewis

Historical gargoyles from the old Harvey & Lewis building were unveiled today at the downtown Hartford location of Harvey and Lewis.
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