Urban Optiks Optometry would like to acknowledge and thank everyone that attended, participated and donated to our Second Annual Signature Event, “Raise Your Glasses.” It was a spectacular evening filled with celebration, shopping, and raising funds!
Through the generous donations of so many individuals, we are thrilled that the silent auction and opportunity drawing raised over $7000 for Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation. The funds will directly support expanding eye health and vision care access to low-income Americans as well as provide comprehensive exams to infants through the programs that Optometry Cares offers including InfantSEE and VISION USA.
It truly was an evening of eye-popping fun, frames, and philanthropy with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment and so much more!
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE THE EVENT POSSIBLE
Urban Optiks Optometry would like to thank the numerous individuals and businesses that enabled us to have another successful event.
Our sincerest appreciation goes to; Jim Simpson & Doru Tifui and the entire staff at Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage for providing such a beautiful venue, inviting atmosphere, delicious hors d’oeuvres and yummy martinis; Devon Neubauer for his expertise and hard work in planning and producing this amazing night; Sher Krieger for media outreach; our event sponsors: San Diego Community News Network, The Rage Monthly and Svedka; Ian Johnson for his lively MC-ing; Angie Clement-Cromwell Photography and the entertainment provided by the talented Tiffany Jane & The Kicks.
A special Thank You to each and every dedicated volunteer involved. Our sincerest thanks to all of those that helped make the event such an outstanding experience.
But most importantly, we would like to thank our amazing patients and customers. Without their loyalty, trust and support we would never be what we are today!
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!
Team Urban Optiks
We are so honored to have had the participation of sixteen of our finest frame and lens vendors providing San Diego with a very unique and special eyewear shopping experience. We sincerely thank our incredible vendors and reps for their time, support and professionalism.
SILENT AUCTION & OPPORTUNITY DRAWING DONORS
We would like to thank our vendors and all the businesses and community partners that generously donated goods and services valued at over $20,000 to make the silent auction and opportunity drawing such an overwhelming success for the charity.
ABOUT THE CHARITY
The beneficiary for the evening was Optometry Cares, which is administered by The American Optometric Association.
The mission of this non-profit organization is to expand eye health and vision care access to everyone in the U.S. in order to enhance human performance and quality of life by providing free eye exams and glasses to low-income Americans as well as performing free comprehensive vision assessments for infants.
Thanks to you, we were able to raise over $7,000!
ABOUT THE EVENT
Urban Optiks Optometry, San Diego’s Premier Source for Eyecare and Eyewear, presented its 2nd Annual “Raise Your Glasses,” Vendor Trunk Show Expo and Charitable Fundraiser on March 15, 2016. It was another evening of “eye-popping fun, frames, and philanthropy.” Together we Raised Awareness, Raised Funds and Raised Our Glasses
There were thousands of frames to view, try on and purchase. Vendors included Gold & Wood Paris, Tom Davies London, Face a Face Paris, Anne et Valentin Paris, Theo Belgium, ic! berlin Germany, l.a.eyeworks USA, Claire Goldsmith London, Oliver Goldsmith London, Traction Productions Paris, Booth & Bruce England, Vinylize Budapest, Francis Klein Paris, and Matsuda Japan. Lens vendors Shamir Optical and Carl Zeiss Vision were on hand to explain the high-definition digital lens technology that Urban Optiks utilizes.