COLA Holds Spring Meeting

By Christie Walker VM Correspondent
Monday, May 16, 2005 2:43 PM TEMECULA, Calif.--Industry leaders joined members of the California Optical Laboratories Association (COLA) at their annual spring meeting here for a day of golf, networking and presentations. Optical Laboratories Association (OLA) representative, Ed Dietz spoke to COLA members about the benefits of joining the OLA and was followed by a dynamic panel of experts, which discussed the future of independent wholesale labs. Keith Grossman, Empire Optical, North Hollywood, Calif. led the discussion group.

Eyes on New York Gala Benefits SUNY OD Foundation

By Christie Walker VM Correspondent
Monday, March 28, 2005 1:35 PM The Optometric Center of New York, the foundation of the SUNY College of Optometry, honored Michael Daley, president of Essilor of America; Cary Rayment, president and chief executive officer of Alcon; and Arnold Schmied, president of Silhouette Optical, at Friday night's Eyes on New York Gala at Cipriani's.