The Sphere of Influence Award

for Most Daring Community Outreach, Philanthropic or Patient Education Program

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STANTON OPTICAL

PALM SPRINGS, FLA.
WWW.STANTONOPTICAL.COM
OWNER: DANIEL STANTON



SUBMISSION ESSAY…



 
“Although they are a relatively new company, Marcus and Daniel [Stanton], operating under the Stanton Optical retail brand, made the Vision Monday Top 50 U.S. Optical Retailers list in 2010 at no. 30 and in 2012 at no. 28.

Headquartered in Palm Springs, Fla., the eyeglass chain has over 30 stores throughout the nation with plans to open 10 to 15 new stores per year.

Stanton’s employees have taken part in many volunteer and race opportunities to benefit a variety of organizations and non-profit charities, including:

  • Epilepsy Society of Kern County, Calif.
  • Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park
  • Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Bright Horizons

Corporate giving [has included] sponsoring the company mud volleyball team at the 21st Annual Tournament for Epilepsy, corporate donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through the Team in Training program and one of the employees participating in the Dopey Challenge at the Disney Marathon.

The company’s core values have remained unchanged since the formation of the company in 2006 by CEO Daniel Stanton. Community involvement helps foster a stronger work environment by having employees take part in common goals. Stanton Optical supports the building of safer, stronger and better educated neighborhoods through enrichment of the communities where they live, work and play.”