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November 1992

News and Comment

Arch Ophthalmol. 1992;110(11):1542. doi:10.1001/archopht.1992.01080230042016

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Lin Brister, MD, Named Lions Club of Oklahoma Humanitarian of the Year.  —Lin Brister, MD, Tulsa, has been named Lions Club of Oklahoma humanitarian of the year for his service to the Lions Eye Bank and as a medical missionary. The award was presented at the Lions' annual state convention in Edmond, Okla, on May 16, 1992. The only other honoree was the late Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart Stores, who was presented the award last year for his philanthropic activities.

Lions Humanitarian Award Nominations Sought.  —Nominations for the 1993 Lions Humanitarian Award are being sought by Lions Clubs International. The award is presented annually to an individual demonstrating outstanding commitment to community or world service. A cash grant is included with the award. In 1992, $250 000 was presented to Carl Kupfer, MD, Director of the National Eye Institute, Bethesda, Md, to further his efforts in blindness prevention, education,

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