Optical Lab Division Announces Directors' Choice Award Recipient and 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees

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Friday, July 25, 2014 12:27 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Optical Lab Division of The Vision Council has revealed the names of 10 industry veterans who will be recognized during the Directors’ Choice Award and 15th Annual Optical Pioneers Hall of Fame banquet on Sept. 17 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The CFDA Includes l.a. Eyeworks Founders Among New Members for 2014

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Friday, July 25, 2014 12:18 AM NEW YORK—The Council of Fashion Designers of America’s (CFDA) board of directors has ratified the membership of 30 new designers for 2014; among the new inductees are optical industry members Barbara McReynolds and Gai Gherardi of l.a. Eyeworks.

Mary Gregory, OD, Receives Dr. W. David Sullins, Jr. InfantSEE Award

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Monday, July 14, 2014 12:24 AM ST. LOUIS—Mary Gregory, OD, has received this year’s Dr. W. David Sullins, Jr. InfantSEE Award.

Student Optometric Leadership Network Awards Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry the 2014 Preston Cup

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Monday, July 14, 2014 12:21 AM COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Student Optometric Leadership Network (SOLN) awarded the Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry the 2014 Preston Cup, which recognizes excellence in leadership and contribution to students and private-practice optometry.

American Optometric Student Association Honors Student Leaders at Optometry’s Meeting

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Friday, July 11, 2014 12:21 AM PHILADELPHIA—The American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) presented its top awards to student leaders during the recent Optometry’s Meeting held here June 25-28.

OneSight Research Foundation Awards $5,000 Scholarships to 10 Optometry Students

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Wednesday, July 09, 2014 12:21 AM CINCINNATI—The OneSight Research Foundation has named the 2014 winners of the Dr. Stanley Pearle Scholarship Fund. The foundation awarded 10 scholarships of $5,000 each, an increase from the $2,000 scholarships presented historically by the independent nonprofit organization that provides eyecare and eyewear in underserved communities worldwide.

VOSH to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to McAndrews, Names Marshall Humanitarian of the Year

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Monday, June 30, 2014 12:21 AM SEATTLE, Wash.— VOSH/International has named Jeffrey Marshall, OD, as its 2014 Humanitarian of the Year, to be honored Nov. 16 at the organization’s annual meeting in Denver.

American Optometric Association Names Optometrist of the Year and Other 2014 Annual Award Winners

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:33 AM ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association  has announced its annual award winners for 2014 who will be recognized at the June 25 opening general session of Optometry’s Meeting, to be held here June 25 to 29.

The Accessories Council to Honor 20/20 Magazine With 2014 Hall of Fame Award

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:18 AM NEW YORK— The Accessories Council, the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to nurturing accessory design in America, has announced it will honor 20/20 Magazine with its annual Hall of Fame Award.

Prevent Blindness Announces Wong Recipient of 2014 Joanne Angle Investigator Award

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Friday, June 13, 2014 12:18 AM CHICAGO— Prevent Blindness has announced Agnes Wong, MD, PhD, FRCSC the recipient of its 11th Annual Joanne Angle Investigator Award.

American Optometric Foundation Names Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care Winners

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Monday, June 02, 2014 12:24 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF) has named the 2014 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care winners.

Society to Advance Opticianry Names Ed de Gennaro ‘2013 Ophthalmic Optician of the Year’

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Monday, May 19, 2014 12:24 AM MONTGOMERY, Ala.—At its recent executive board meeting, the Society to Advance Opticianry (SAO), based here, voted to name its member Ed de Gennaro, OO, as the “2013 Ophthalmic Optician of the Year.”

CSC’s Kim Retires After Five Decades in Optical

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Monday, May 19, 2014 12:05 AM SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.—Dong K. Kim, the long-standing group president and chief executive officer of CSC Laboratories, Ocular Labs, and Microcoating Labs was honored on March 22 at a gala retirement reception here capping his 50-year optical career.

PEOPLE

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Monday, May 19, 2014 12:00 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group, a leading distributor of optical products, has announced that Nan Meehan has joined the company as vice president of eyewear.

The Accessory Council Announces 2014 ACE Awards Honorees

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Wednesday, May 07, 2014 12:24 AM NEW YORK—The Accessory Council has announced the first round of honorees for the 18th Annual ACE Awards.
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