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Giving Forward . . . – Pamela Capaldi, FAAO, 09-16-2019
I've been thinking a lot about the phrase "giving back". Those words are used often today in philanthropic giving. "Giving" is such a generous word in ...
It's More Than Just a Hashtag . . . – Deb Bulken, 08-01-2018
This past week, several of our OWA Members were reflecting on the inspiring speech given by Holly Rush (CEO of Costa Del Mar) at the 2018 Champagne Breakfast ...
The Gift of a Compliment – Karen A. Michaelson, ABOC, 08-17-2016
Just like our cars, we set our cruise control daily and simply motor on. We go about our usual routine to ensure our days go as seamlessly as possible. ...
Show a Little Kindness – Debbie Myres, 06-29-2016
Recently I spent the weekend with my sister, who lives about 1,200 miles away and has experienced some very difficult health problems in the last year. ...
Giving the Gift of Sight – Barbara Siminerio, 02-16-2015
Over the past two years, I have had the opportunity to participate in several outreach events centering on Optometry Giving Sight's "World Sight Day". ...
Being Grateful – Sue Creek, 02-19-2014
Be grateful. It is simple to do, but often forgotten.
Being grateful can change your day in an instant. Dealing with a cranky patient or customer? ...
How Do You Give Back? – Rachel Meyer, Eyefinity, 12-10-2012
Around this time of year, we hear about opportunities to give to those in need. We consider donating time and money, we hear special stories of anonymous ...
I Hope You Dance – Rebecca L. Johnson, COT, COPT, COA, 10-04-2010
I could hear the sounds of a jazz band coming from the overhead speakers as I walked around the corner to enter the breakfast room at Das Dutch Village ...
Visual Acuity - What Do We Really See? – Jodi Groh, 12-07-2009
I recently volunteered at a OneSightSM Vision Clinic and had the opportunity to participate in the visual acuity screening. Early in the day, LaShawn, ...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Mary Crisafulli, 11-10-2009
While Breast Cancer Awareness Month is nearing its end, the staggering statistics of this disease dictate that it should truly be something we are aware ...
Reasons to Be a Mentor in 2009 – Deb Lochli McGrath, 01-08-2009
As the New Year is upon us, one goal we should set is being a Mentor. We all agree that mentees receive enormous benefits from their mentors. Successful ...