The most recent check was for nearly $204K.

Vision West Inc., an eyecare business and group purchasing organization, has presented a check for $203,939 to the California Optometric Association.

The presentation took place Feb. 10 at the COA House of Delegates meeting in San Francisco. 

The check brings Vision West's total financial support for the to $12.4 million dollars since the relationship began in 1988.

The check was presented by Dr. Joseph C. Mallinger, Vision West president and CEO.

Mallinger stated: "Vision West is very appreciative of the ongoing support and relationship we have with the COA and we look forward to continuing as a COA Champion supporter for many more years to come. Supporting Organized Optometry and membership programs are at the core of our business model."INVISION coa mallinger check 395x296Shown here are Dr. Ronald G. Seger, COA secretary-treasurer, and Dr. Joseph C. Mallinger, president and CEO Vision West.