Few can forget the horrible destruction and the extent of injuries and deaths caused by the Pacific Tsunami of 2004. Millions of people responded generously to the resultant, wide spread relief and assistance needs.
Long term Rio Vista resident Captain Henry William (“Hank”) Simonsen was not only moved by the devastation of the impacted areas but remembered well his experiences in these parts of the world during his days as an active mariner. Master Mariner Simonsen was a true visionary when he proposed a Mobile Eye Clinic. See History.