Latest News Less Than 2 Weeks Left to Submit Your Nomination for the VM D.A.R.E. Awards! By Staff Friday, June 07, 2013 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday knows there are thousands of creative, innovative and yes, daring, optical retailers and eyecare practices out there who deserve recognition, that’s why we created the Dispensing and Retail Excellence (D.A.R.E.) Awards. Now in its third year, the Vision Monday D.A.R.E. Awards, being sponsored by Europa International, include six different categories to recognize optical excellence. Here, you can see a full list of the awards and their descriptions, as well as expert tips and examples of past honorees for four D.A.R.E. Awards as highlighted in some of this year’s Vision Monday’s print editions. A short essay and the uploading of a few supporting materials on www.visionmonday.com/dare is all it takes to be considered and possibly earn bragging rights for the rest of the year! Submissions end on June 14, so don’t let another year pass without earning the recognition you deserve!