Dr. Barrett G. Haik Awarded at Lions Leaders Weekend

The 2010 Lions Leaders Weekend at the Hamilton Eye Institute was a "roaring" success. The event included a tour of the institute's facilities and the Mid-South Lions Sight and Hearing Service,external link as well as lectures and other activities.

During the event, a special honor was bestowed on Dr. Barrett G. Haik, the Hamilton Professor and chair of the UT Department of Ophthalmology. Mid-South Lions CEO Brad Baker presented Dr. Haik with the L.B. Baker Hall of Honor Award, which recognizes individuals for outstanding service over the course of many years to Mid-South Lions Sight and Hearing. The award was named for L.B. Baker, past president of the Mid-South Lions, who passed away in March of 2006. He was inducted as the first member of the Hall of Honor in 2003.