Eye Exams and the Relationship to Overall Wellness — As one of 2021's Most Influential Women in Optical, Dr. Valerie Sheety-Pilon has a rich heritage and background with Optometry and Ophthalmology. Dr. Val joins OWA Talks to chat elevating eye exams and strategic initiatives she is working on with VSP and the industry.
The Holiday Season is Upon Us!
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
The first word that comes to mind when I think of the holiday season is "joy". For many, it is a special time to connect with family and friends, and to share heartwarming experiences. Often however, those special moments must be planned and created following individual traditions and perspectives, and this can lead to additional demands being placed on us.
Want to learn more about OWA's fascinating membership? Our members are amazing, and we want you to get the inside scoop on what makes them so great. Meet OWA's most recent featured member — Amanda Pope. After learning about Amanda Pope, you can view past Member Spotlights here.
There are many reasons to become an individual contributor of the OWA. As one of our contributors states, "It truly makes me feel good knowing that I am doing a small part to support all of the incredible women of our industry, so many who have faced past adversity in a male-dominated business and who are now leaders in their own right. Knowing I am personally supporting these women is a true benefit unto itself."
The OWA was excited to host LIVE events once again at VEW! Thursday's Connection Series luncheon brought in a record crowd and Friday's networking reception with a raffle and online auction was the perfect place to meet up with friends and colleagues.
Check out the latest posts on the OWA Connects Blog!
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"Where food breaks down barriers and brings us all to the table!"
Food for Thought facilitates dialogue with neighbors so we can embrace and highlight the diversity of our members. Gathering at the table promotes fellowship and provides a place of love and peace. If you have a recipe to feature, .
Delicious any time of the year, caramel is especially tasty with freshly picked apples in the fall or covered with chocolate during the holidays. Kathy Cruz shows us how easy it is to make her luscious recipe for Basic Caramel.