The next opportunity for education hours will Saturday April 23rd, 2016 in Myrtle Beach.
2016 Spring Convention has been moved to Ocean Creek Resort, North Myrtle Beach. Ocean Creek is a 57 acre resort, located directly across the highway from Barefoot Landing.
The dates for this year’s meeting will be April 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. The education for eyeglasses and contacts will be conducted by Valerie Manso. Valerie is a wonderful and dynamic speaker. All of her lectures are informative and entertaining. All should make plans to attend. Keith Hayes will be teaching the Apprentice Classes.
A Meet and Greet will be held Friday, April 22nd (the location to be announced). Our major sponsor for Friday, April 22nd is Essilor. Give Allan and Mike a big “Thank You” when you see them. We will have other vendors as well making contributions to support the meeting and these will be announced later. Our Education registration begins at 7:00 am on Saturday April 23rd in the Water Oaks Conference Center. All classes are free for Members of SCAO and $150.00 for non-members Only cash or checks are accepted. A variety of accommodations have been blocked off for our meeting. When calling 1-800-845-0353, mention the SC Association of Opticians and give them our confirmation number, which is 410774. Make sure to call early to make reservations as Ocean Creek is a busy resort. Room Rates are listed below:
(All rooms have a $12.00 resort fee plus tax.)
• Studio $79.00
• 1 Bedroom Villa $89.00
• 2 Bedroom Villa $109.00
• 2 Bedroom Ocean View $155.00
• 2 Bedroom Ocean Front $165.00
• 3 Bedroom Ocean View $183.00
• 3 Bedroom Southern View $183.00
• 3 Bedroom Ocean Front $195.00
Registration Form for the Meet and Greet on April 22nd
Price $10.00 per Adult
Make Checks payable to SCAO
Mail to: Corley Vision Center
701 Bultman Drive
Sumter, SC 29150
VP and Convention Chair
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