Optical Women’s Association Networking Reception

LAS VEGAS—Members and friends of the Optical Women’s Association (OWA) gathered for the organization’s annual cocktail and networking event on Sept. 7 at the Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center. Luxury designer accessories and premier items provided by sponsors were raffled off to raise funds for continued education and development of the OWA membership. 

 (L to R) Jobson’s Marc Ferrara and Lenor Fowler catch up with Doug Schlauderaff, Walman Optical.

 OWA board members Sherry Rogerson (l) and Ann Englert (r) welcome OWA founding member Audrey Reed of the Essilor Vision Foundation.

 Jenean Carlton congratulates new OWA board member Heather Smith (c) of Vision Web, along with Janelle Pauli (r), Vision Web.

The ClearVision team led by Mimi Friedfeld (l) includes Pam Kirts, Mary Rose Jaszczynski, Liz Friedfeld and Patti Gertzen.

 Never ones to miss the OWA networking event are (l to r) Transitions’ Mary O’Hara, Courtney Meyers, Uptown Vision’s Jean Sabre and Transitions’ Kay Jensen.

 Founding members Christie Walker (l) and Lorinda Fraboni are BFFs and look forward to seeing each other every year at OWA events.