Clinic Fun, Culture & Blogs

Clinic Fun, Culture & Blogs

North Suburban Eye Specialists Welcomes Dr. Kanakamedala

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We are thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Priyanka Kanakamedala who will be joining North Suburban Eye Specialists on November 1, 2021! Dr. Kanakamedala earned her bachelor’s degree from Duke University and her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. After an internship year at MacNeal Hospital, she completed her ophthalmology residency at Indiana University School of Medicine and served as chief resident her final year. Her cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery fellowship was at the University of...

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Angella is Moving to Florida!

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We celebrated Angella’s last day with pizza and cupcakes! Although we’re sad she’ll be leaving us to move to Florida with her husband, we truly appreciate all her work in our Patient Services Department these past 11.5 years. Well wishes and safe travels, Angella!

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Howard Retires After 7 Years

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After 7 wonderful years at North Suburban Eye Specialists our Optical Manager, Howard, is officially retired! We celebrated with his favorite Jimmy John’s sandwiches along with cupcakes. We wish him a happy, relaxed, and enjoyable retirement!

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Vision Walk – Raising Awareness for Retinal Disease

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North Suburban participated in the Vision Walk on Sunday September, 23rd. We had a team participate in the walk, and we also held a bake sale at each of our locations to raise money. Overall, we  bake sale raised a total of $340 for retinal disease, our team raised a grand  total of $1190!

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Feed My Starving Children

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Some members of our staff volunteered at Feed My Starving Children this past week. 104 boxes of food were packed over the entire shift, and our group packed 24 of those boxes! This food will be sent to those in need on the island of Haiti. Our Fun Friday committee is now working on coordinating volunteer outings for our staff to attend in the future.

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Presidents’ Day Fun Friday

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Our Fun Friday committee celebrated Presidents’ Day today! They provided the favorite foods of various presidents, and also held a presidential trivia contest. The staff wore red, white and blue for the celebration as well.

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Healthy Lifestyle January

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Our Fun Friday Committee chose a healthy lifestyle theme for January. They have been posting fun facts about healthy eating throughout the clinic, and even provided a healthy breakfast for the staff. We also have been celebrating the Vikings today, and can’t wait to see them crush the Eagles on Sunday. SKOL!  

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Care Packages for The Troops

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The Fun Friday committee has been slowly collecting supplies to send care packages to our troops overseas. Today, we brought them to the post office to be sent out! We filled and sent 10 boxes worth of supplies! Thank you to all of those who have served and are currently serving!

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December’s Fun Friday

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This past Friday (the 15th), we had our monthly Fun Friday event! This month, we set up the movie, “ELF” in the conference room and we had popcorn, candy, cookies, and hot chocolate for everyone to enjoy while watching. We also then had an ugly sweater contest at all 3 locations. Katy, Linda and Hannah were our three winners  

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14th Annual Eyewear Trunk Show

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On Friday, December 1st, we will be hosting our 14th annual Optical Studios Eyewear Trunk Show. This event will take place at our Coon Rapids location, between 9AM – 5 PM. Our Blaine and White Bear offices will be closed during this time. During this event, attendees will have the opportunity to see the latest trendsetting and classic eyewear styles. We will be offering 50% off all frames and anti-reflective coatings*, so if you want to change your look before the holidays – now is the perfect time. All attendees will also have the...

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