Fiji President Recognizes Local Doctor for Medical Service

The president of the Republic of Fiji, Major General Jioji Konousi Konrote (right), greets Dorothy Beeve and Dr. Jerold Beeve. The Beeves, from La Cañada Flintridge, together received an award for their 25 years of medical missions that have totaled to 28,603 eye exams, 27,714 glasses dispensed, 1,756 cataract extractions with lens implants, 55 corneal transplants and 1,005 other procedures. For more than 30,000 Fijian patients, the majority of whom were legally blind, the Beeve Foundation medical teams have been real life-changers.

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