PECAA Brings Its Annual Meeting to The Big Easy

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:15 AM NEW ORLEANS—Marking its 10th anniversary this year, PECAA (Professional Eyecare Associates of America) held its annual meeting here last month, a blend of business and networking opportunities against the backdrop of the unique atmosphere, sights and sounds of New Orleans.

Don’t Forget to Participate in National Sunglasses Day on June 27

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Monday, June 20, 2016 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Vision Council is encouraging ECPs and optical retailers to help promote the importance of wearing UV-protective sunwear as a part of National Sunglasses Day, held annually on June 27.

It’s a ‘Cazalebration’ With the 40th Anniversary of Cazal Eyewear

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Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—On May 5 at the Limelight Shops here, Cazal Eyewear celebrated its 40th anniversary. The event, “40 Years of Cazal: Cazal Presents the Cazalebration Series,” not only marked 40 years of iconic frames and history but also debuted its Spring 2016 eyewear collection.

PECAA Brings Its Annual Meeting to The Big Easy

By Staff
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM NEW ORLEANS—Marking its 10th anniversary this year, PECAA (www.pecaa.com) (Professional Eyecare Associates of America) held its annual meeting here last month, a blend of business and networking opportunities against the backdrop of the unique atmosphere, sights and sounds of New Orleans.

We Grammin’

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Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM

Prevent Blindness 5th Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit

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Monday, June 13, 2016 12:27 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness will host the 5th Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit, “Vision to Action—Collaborating Around a National Strategy” on July 13, 2016.

Federation of Manufacturing Opticians Announces Plans to Manage OptraFair to 2020

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Friday, June 10, 2016 12:27 AM BIRMINGHAM, U.K.— The Federation of Manufacturing Opticians (FMO) announced that is has contracted with the Mark Allen Group (MAG) to manage Optrafair to 2020.

ECPs Will Learn, Lead and Connect at 2016 Optometry’s Meeting in Boston

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:30 AM BOSTON—The industry is gearing up for the 2016 Optometry’s Meeting to be held in Boston from June 29 to July 3. Centered around the theme of Learn.Lead. Connect., the meeting will include five days of CE.

Registration for Academy 2016 Anaheim Now Open

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016 12:21 AM ANAHEIM, Calif.—Registration and housing for the American Academy of Optometry’s (AAO) Academy 2016 Anaheim—which takes place from Nov. 9 to 12 at the Anaheim Convention Center—is now open.

Eyes on New York Gala Honors Allergan’s Saunders and Walman

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Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—The Optometric Center of New York, the affiliated foundation of the SUNY College of Optometry honored two dynamic industry leaders at its 13th Annual “Eyes on New York” gala at The Plaza Hotel here on April 15.

Hear/Say

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Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM “The brave die never, though they sleep in dust. Their courage nerves a thousand living men.” – Minot J. Savage

Michael Block Honored as Prevent Blindness’ Person of Vision

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Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Prevent Blindness honored Michael Block of the Block Business Group as the recipient of the 2016 Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Award. The award was presented at the Prevent Blindness Person of Vision Dinner on April 14, here at the Lotte New York Palace.

National Sunglasses Day

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Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM National Sunglasses Day, to be held on June 27, aims to bring awareness to the harmful effects of the sun’s UV rays and encourages the optical community to stress the importance of wearing sunglasses.

OWA Awards Reception Shines at One World Observatory

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Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—With One World Observatory and the New York City skyline as its stage, the Optical Women’s Association honored MyEyeDr.’s Sue Downes with the Pleiades Award and Solutions’ Ann Englert with the Pyxis Award.

Santinelli and Nidek Celebrate 25th Anniversary

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Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Santinelli International and Nidek Ltd. commemorated their 25-year business alliance at an anniversary party held at the Sea Grill in Rockefeller Center on April 16. The event celebrated the longest, continuous lens finishing equipment distributorship in the U.S. to date.
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