Prevent Blindness To Host 8th Annual Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament Sept. 16 in Vegas

By Staff
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:24 AM CHICAGO—The 8th Annual Prevent Blindness Swing Fore Sight Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with Vision Expo West, will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, at the Spanish Trail Country Club, Las Vegas, Nev.

Great Glasses Play Day Expands on VisionMonday.com

By Staff
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:18 AM MADISON, Wis.—On the weekend of May 2, 2015, children who wear glasses or are otherwise visually impaired came together for a weekend of fun activities at the 4th annual Great Glasses Play Day.

Great Glasses Play Day Continues to Grow

By Jamie Wilson
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:00 PM MADISON, Wis.—On the weekend of May 2, 2015, children who wear glasses or are otherwise visually impaired came together for a weekend of fun activities at the 4th annual Great Glasses Play Day.

Oakley Hosts Community Spaces to Celebrate Sport Culture Globally

By VM Staff
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 9:00 AM FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.—From April 24 to May 10, Oakley opened “Oakley in Residence: Los Angeles,” a creative hangout space and pop-up skate park to explore, participate in and celebrate a shared obsession for creativity in skate.

REC SPECS, Marks 30 Years, Sponsors Gloversville Little League

By VM Staff
Monday, May 18, 2015 4:00 PM GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y.—REC SPECS, the sports eyewear brand which is marking its 30th anniversary this year, took to the fields with the kids of The Gloversville Little League at the legendary Parkhurst Field here this spring.

Santinelli Announces Rimless Eyewear Contest Winners

By VM Staff
Monday, May 18, 2015 4:00 PM HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—Santinelli International has announced the winners of its popular “Think Outside the Box Edge” Rimless Eyewear Contest, in which the users of the company ME-1000, ME-1200 and ME-900 drilling edgers demonstrated their creativity in designing and fabricating unique rimless eyewear.

1st World Congress of Optometry to Take Place in Colombia With Sponsorship from U.S. Organizations

By Staff
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:24 AM MEDELLIN, Colombia—Expected to attract more than 1,500 global optometric professionals, the 1st World Congress of Optometry  will include sponsorship from the U.S., including the American Optometric Association (AOA), the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), SECO International, and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care.

OWA’s Champagne Breakfast Hosted ‘An Intimate Conversation With Holly Rush’

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 3:00 PM DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) hosted a Champagne Breakfast, featuring Holly Rush, the president of Luxottica Wholesale North America on March 19 at the New York Marriott Marquis, Times Square. The interview was facilitated by Washington Post Live editor Lois Romano.

Optical Women’s Association Honors 2015 Award Recipients

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 1:00 PM NEW YORK—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) honored Maureen Cavanagh, president of the Vision Impact Institute, supported by Essilor, as its 2015 Pleiades award recipient, and Amy Spiezio, executive editor of Eyecare Business as its 2015 Pyxis award recipient.

Prevent Blindness Honors Ed Greene as 2015 Person of Vision

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 1:00 PM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness honored Ed Greene, retired CEO of The Vision Council, as the recipient of the 2015 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award. The award was presented at the Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Dinner on March 19 at Gotham Hall, New York City, in conjunction with Vision Expo East.

SUNY Optometry Honors ABB Optical Group’s Angel Alvarez

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 1:00 PM NEW YORK— The Optometric Center of New York (OCNY), the foundation of the SUNY College of Optometry, held its 12th annual “Eyes on New York” gala at one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, The Plaza, on March 20. The event supports the OCNY’s mission of providing comprehensive vision care to people in need, as well as student scholarships and support for research at the College.

More Than 500 Optometry Advocates Participated in the AOA’s 2015 Congressional Advocacy Conference

By Staff
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:24 AM WASHINGTON, D.C.—More than 500 optometrist members of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and students participated in last Tuesday’s 2015 Congressional Advocacy Conference on Capitol Hill.

Dsquared2 Celebrates the Opening of its First New York Flagship

By Jamie Wilson
Thursday, April 09, 2015 10:00 AM NEW YORK—International fashion house Dsquared2 celebrated the opening of its first New York flagship store here in SoHo on Monday, March 30, 2015.

The Nonprofit Organization, Great Glasses Play Day, Expands in Its Fourth Year

By Staff
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 12:33 AM MADISON, Wis.—The Great Glasses Play Day, a volunteer event founded in 2012, will hold its fourth annual initiative on Saturday, May 2 through Sunday, May 3, 2015.

Registration Open for Optometry’s Meeting, AOA’s 118th Annual Congress and AOSA’s 45th Annual Conference

By Staff
Friday, February 13, 2015 12:21 AM SEATTLE—Registration is now open for the 2015 Optometry’s Meeting, which will take place at the Washington State Convention Center, June 24 to 28, 2015.
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