June 3, 2017|www.visionmonday.com


Idea-Driven Pinterest Becomes Effective Vehicle for This Small Business

Long before Instagram rolled out its “saved photos” feature, we had Pinterest as our personal vision board, filled with ideas for room décor, hairstyles, recipes and much more. Whereas Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are for interacting with your peers, Pinterest caters to that introvert in all of us, who just wants to stay at home and make some nail art. It is this diversity Pinterest offers that enabled a local Alaskan small business owner to reach a wide audience with her eyewear-inspired furniture. Find out how Frances Scholz, founder of Backyard Spectacles, has used her creations to make the rounds on a variety of Pinterest boards.
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A merger, Hall of Fame honors, Professional Eye Care Associates meeting, board elections, Cataract Awareness Month and Polaroid's 80th anniversary all topped this week’s VMail news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

Primary Eyecare Network, Diversified Buying Group and ECP Network to Merge

VSP Global’s Mark Ginsberg Named to Accessories Council’s 2017 ‘Hall of Fame’

Ninth Annual Professional Eye Care Associates Meeting Held in Nashville

FYidoctors Appoints Company Founder Koo and IBM’s Trevisani to its Board

Prevent Blindness Declares June as Cataract Awareness Month

Safilo Continues the Polaroid 80th Anniversary With Polaroid Side Stories

Prevent Blindness Declares June as Cataract Awareness Month to Educate the Public

CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness has declared June as Cataract Awareness Month in an effort to educate the public on risk factors, symptoms and treatment options of the disease. Cataracts are responsible for 51 percent of world blindness, according to the World Health Organization, and in the U.S., the current number of those with cataract is estimated to be more than 25.7 million.
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Sharing goes both ways. In this new section for VMail Weekend, we want to share some of our favorite images. This weekend’s pick is this fabulous #FBF of Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell taking a stroll in New York City, because even when doing the simplest of things, these two lovebirds manage to melt our hearts.

Doughnut or Donut? ECPs Show Love to This Delicious Treat on #NationalDonutDay

Doughnut or donut? We’ll debate that later, but what’s important right now is that whatever spelling you choose, these fried dough desserts taste heavenly. Glazed, sprinkled or filled with jelly—ECPs across the U.S. celebrated #NationalDonutDay yesterday on social media by sharing their creative photos starring this sweet treat. Take a look at some of our picks below that not only caught our eyes but also our taste buds. Bon Appetite!
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