2017 Spring OAM Convention

2017 Spring OAM convention in Lansing!

It is hard to believe that another year has come and gone. We had a great time at the 2017 Annual Spring Convention. We want to thank everyone who showed up and participated, and we look forward to seeing you next year! This will be 46 years of education and fun for the Opticians of Michigan. We thank you for your past support and would appreciate your continued support in 2017.

Annual Vision of Hope Raffle

Drawing was held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 during dinner at the Spring Conference.

Congratulations to our Raffle Winners!
– First Place: Matt Gasser
– Second Price: Dr. John Graves
– Third Place: Dick Gross

Delicious Homemade Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

By: Chef Matt Avaram

Click Here to View the Recipe

2016 Spring OAM convention in Lansing!

Spring OAM Convention 2016
We had a great line up of speakers and fun interactive classes for anyone. OAM offered over 30 hours of ABO credits along with our ABO prep course.

Vision of Hope Golf Outing Raffle
The raffle grand prize of a 46″ LED Smart TV goes to Tom Jakowski. Second place cash prize goes to Bill Reese, and the Third place cash price goes to Tom Hicks!

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The Grand Prize – The Grand Hotel

Congratulations Mary Buettner of Belmont, MI
Lead optician for Dr. Gary Fowle & Associates in Rockford, MI.

Thank you to all of our supporters.

Thank you to our sponsors Clearvision, OSI, and Kasperek

  • Two-night stay for 2 at the amazing Grand Hotel on Mackinaw Island
  • Shepler’s Ferry round trip to and from the Island
  • Full breakfast
  • 5-course dinner daily

Reservations must be booked between May 5th – June 30th or August 14th – October 29th. Click Here to download the form to purchase tickets.

Visit the Optical Heritage Museum of the OAA.

Our Mission

To enhance the professional advancement of opticians for the benefit of the patients we serve.


Access to all OAM Events! Membership includes access to all OAM sponsored events. Click to read Membership Benefits

We Connect People!
Come meet opticians from all over the great state of Michigan.

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Spring Convention 2023

Date: April 22-23, 2023