Vision Monday VMail Weekend

December 26, 2020|


The Power of Words in a Year Unlike Any Other

Blursday. Unprecedented. Doomscrolling. And of course, Pandemic. These were the words that occupied our brains for most of 2020. Words, it turns out, can be a powerful thing—it’s how we express our feelings and emotions. And this year, during the worst pandemic in over 100 years, for many of us words became a coping mechanism. They defined the situation we found ourselves in and helped give meaning to the world and events unfolding before our eyes. Every year, wordsmiths like Merriam-Webster Dictionary and select their word of the year and word lists of the year, as do other news organizations and magazines. Here is a sampling of their selections.
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In Case you Missed It - VMail's Top Stories of the Week

National optical sales experience little change, EyeSouth Partners expands presence in Houston, New Look Vision Group Inc. acquires The Vision Clinic, Prism Vision Group moves headquarters to Berkeley Heights, and marketing campaign launches to support premier program practices all topped this week’s VMAIL news feed. Click on the headlines below to catch up on anything you might have missed.

National Optical Sales Experience Little Change for Week of Dec. 14-20

EyeSouth Partners Expands Presence in Houston

New Look Vision Group Inc. Completes Acquisition of The Vision Clinic

Prism Vision Group Moves Headquarters to Berkeley Heights, N.J.

New National Marketing Campaign Launches to Support Premier Program Practices

Insta Pick - Noteworthy Posts From the People We Follow

Editor's Pick

New Eyes Gears Up for Virtual Rock ‘n’ Roll Fundraiser on New Year's Eve With Optical Industry Bands

SHORT HILLS, N.J.—Given COVID-19, New Eyes for the Needy has put a new spin on Rockin’ for New Eyes (RFNE), an annual benefit concert performed by musicians who work in the optical industry. “We came up with the idea of a ‘Recorded Live’ event and airing it on New Year’s Eve because none of us are going to any parties or large gatherings,” John Alofs, a New Eyes board member and RFNE musician, said.
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Tweet of the Week

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One can never have too many coasters—especially when they’re opti-themed. You can pick these up on Etsy.

Optical on Main Street

Indie Haywood Family Eye Care’s Elf on the Shelf Brings Social Media Joy

WAYNESVILLE, North Carolina—For many, Elf on the Shelf is a holiday staple that brings laughter, excitement and just a little bit of mystery to every day. For the uninitiated, the Elf on a Shelf is a small elf doll, which parents move every night to surprise their children in the morning. Usually, the Elf on the Shelf is for kids—but at Haywood Family Eye Care, Elf on the Shelf Seymour Clearly has found himself a home inside the office.
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