Shelby Robinson, a recent graduate of Charles D. Owen High School in Swannanoa, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by Asheville Eye Associates to be used for college expenses at the college of her choice. Robinson, 18, created the winning T-shirt design for AEA’s upcoming 5K, Run the Forest Run to benefit the Low Vision Center. Robinson will be attending Gardner - Webb University this fall.
The Low Vision Center, a non-profit, provides comprehensive vision rehabilitation services, low vision aids and support to help promote independent living. Asheville Eye Associates will hold the 5K fundraiser on Oct. 26, in Biltmore Forest, at 9 a.m. Registration is open online at http://www.imathlete.com/events/RuntheForestRun5K/Register or at Asheville Eye Associates, 8 Medical Park Drive. Registration fee is $30 (first 300 runners are guaranteed a race jersey). For more, contact Katy Farlow at Asheville Eye Associates (828)258-1586, Ext. 2331.