April 22, 2017|www.visionmonday.com


We Go Green or We Go Back

PLANET EARTH— In the words of one of my favorite childhood cartoon heroes, Captain Planet, “The Power Is Yours.” While everything might not always be greener on the other side, we should all try to take steps to make it so. It’s time to pull out your reusable water bottles and tote bags, turn on Michael Jackson’s “Earth Song” and grab your favorite green frames because today marks the 47th annual celebration of Earth Day.
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Executive moves, acquisitions and the fight against online exams all topped this week's VMail news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Adlens Appoints John Kennedy as CEO

VSP Global’s Steve Wright Retires

Saks Fifth Avenue Debuts First Optical Boutique in Boca Raton

H.I.G. Capital Makes Investment in 2 Leading Arizona Practices

Nev. Lawmaker Drops Support of Proposed Legislation Restricting Online Exams

Lidia Vargas, Former Director of HR for SOLA Optical, Passes Away

Next Stop … Burma and the Himalayan Cataract Project

Imagine two eye doctors, with the help of local doctors, performing over 500 cataract surgeries over four days. Sounds far-fetched but it really happened. Travel along with CBS’s 60 Minutes’ reporter Bill Whitaker as he takes you to the far reaches of South East Asia to tell the story of these two doctors who “embarked on one of their most challenging missions: fighting blindness and partial blindness in the isolated country of Burma.”
Watch "Out of Darkness" here


Memories of Mom

DID YOU KNOW ... In 1912, West Virginia became the first state to officially recognize Mother's Day, and in 1914 Woodrow Wilson signed it into national observance, declaring the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, according to mothersdaycentral.com. This year, Mother’s Day falls on May 14 and we here at Weekend want to know what are your favorite memories of Mom and how has she influenced you?

Email us at VMailWeekend@VisionMonday.com and tells us about your Mom (pictures of Moms are welcome).

Cultivating Company Culture With
Clarke EyeCare

WICHITA FALLS, Texas—Dr. Danny Clarke’s vision for a company with great culture started about 20 years ago when he launched Clarke EyeCare Center. Fast forward to 2017 and one could say the formula has been a success—the company was recently ranked on Entrepreneur’s Top Company Cultures list.
Read more about how he did it

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