Shannon McKain.

DALLAS—The Optical Women’s Association (OWA) has announced this year's Connection Series event—The RALLY Mentality—at Vision Expo West on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 12:00–1:30 p.m. PST at Venetian Level 3 - Murano, Room 3304. Special guest speaker Shannon McKain is a former NFL cheerleader, a 15-year executive recruiter, and is regularly seen on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Nickelodeon. With her experiences both on and off the field, she is frequently called on by organizations and corporations to help bring to the surface the complex issues standing between employees, teams and success. Her RALLY Mentality plan can help anyone define and defeat perceived limitations.

Sponsored by VSP Vision, this energetic, highly interactive keynote will guide attendees in assessing where they are, what hurdles are blocking their way, and how to effectively overcome them to achieve personal and professional goals.

The cost is $35 for OWA members, $40 for non-members. Everyone is welcome and lunch will be served. Seating is limited so advance registration is required. Registration and other info is posted here.