CLEVELAND, OH (October 19, 2012) – Cleveland attorney Brent M. Buckley will be honored by JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Prevent Blindness Ohio with the “People of Vision Award” at the Prevent Blindness Ohio’s 17th Annual Award Dinner. The event will be held on November 29, 2012 at Cleveland’s historic venue, The Silver Grille. “Brent Buckley is a true visionary and tour de force in Cleveland,” said James Geuther, President of JPMorgan Chase Northeast Ohio. “His strong philanthropic commitment distinguishes him as one of our community’s great leaders and we are proud to honor Mr. Buckley as the recipient of the 2012 People of Vision Award.”
Prevent Blindness Ohio Executive Council Chair, Darlene Jacobson, went on to say, “Brent Buckley’s commitment to improve the quality of life in our community is evident through his contributions of time, talent and treasure to a vast number of causes. Buckley King is also an important partner with Prevent Blindness Ohio in helping the organization deliver sight-saving services to people in need. Our leadership applauds him as the ideal choice for this year’s People of Vision Award.”
The People of Vision Award recognizes and honors visionary leadership and outstanding philanthropic work in Northeast Ohio. Past People of Vision Honorees include: A. Malachi Mixon/Invacare Corporation; James M. Malz/JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Robert E. Blackham/Roetzel & Andress; Delos M. Cosgrove, M.D./The Cleveland Clinic; Sam Miller/Forest City Enterprises; Kent W. Clapp/Medical Mutual of Ohio; and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton.
ABOUT CHASE: Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. Chase serves more than 50 million consumers and small businesses through more than 5,500 bank branches, 17,500 ATMs, credit cards, mortgage offices, and online and mobile banking as well as through relationships with auto dealerships. www.chase.com
ABOUT PREVENT BLINDNESS: Prevent Blindness Ohio is Ohio’s leading volunteer non-profit public health organization dedicated to preventing blindness and preserving sight. It serves all 88 Ohio counties, providing direct services to more than 800,000 Ohioans annually and educating millions of consumers on ways they can protect and preserve their gift of sight. www.preventblindness.org/Ohio/
ABOUT BUCKLEY KING: Buckley King is a commercial law firm with offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Phoenix and Las Vegas. Buckley King defines its client service philosophy by giving straight answers, and by completing engagements “on time and on budget.” www.buckleyking.com