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Transitions Optical Kicks-Off Voting Contest for “Top 10 Sights to See” in Chicago as part of Multi-City “Sightseeing City Tour”

May 24, 2012

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —

    WHAT:                    To prepare for the
                             next stop on its 2012
                             multi-city tour,
                             Transitions
                             Optical,along with
                             input from "The Gutsy
                             Traveler" and
                             national travel
                             expert Marybeth Bond,
                             has compiled the "Top
                             25 Sights to See" in
                             Chicago at
                             www.seemoresights.com
                             - and is asking
                             travel enthusiasts -
                             tourists and Chicago
                             locals alike - to
                             vote on which of
                             those attractions and
                             things to do they
                             think make up the Top
                             10 Sights to See in
                             the Chicago area. By
                             voting, you will be
                             entered to win an
                             exciting trip for two
                             to Charleston, South
                             Carolina.

                             The final Top 10
                             Sights to See will be
                             revealed in
                             conjunction with the
                             Taste of Chicago -
                             and videos featuring
                             Marybeth Bond, the
                             "Official Sightseer,"
                             sharing additional
                             "insider" information
                             about each of the
                             Sights will be
                             available online
                             following the event.

    WHY:                     As the Official
                             Sponsor of
                             Sightseeing,
                             Transitions Optical
                             is planning its
                             Sightseeing City Tour
                             this year with stops
                             in Miami, Dallas,
                             Seattle, Chicago, and
                             New Orleans. Leading
                             up to the Chicago
                             stop, which is taking
                             place on July 11 - 15
                             as part of Taste of
                             Chicago, Transitions
                             Optical is asking for
                             tourists and Chicago
                             locals to vote on the
                             Top 10 Sights to See
                             which will be
                             revealed in
                             conjunction with the
                             event. In addition to
                             voting for the Top 10
                             Sights to See, while
                             on-site at Taste of
                             Chicago, Transitions
                             Optical and
                             Visionworks will be
                             inviting attendees to
                             have their photos
                             taken at a kiosk
                             against the scenic
                             background of their
                             choice and to enter
                             their photo into the
                             Sight of the Day
                             Photo Contest for the
                             chance to win a grand
                             prize 10-day trip to
                             the Galapagos
                             Islands.
                             Additionally, they
                             will distribute
                             materials which
                             include more
                             information about
                             each of the Top 10
                             Sights to See,
                             healthy vision tips
                             and coupon offers for
                             eyewear redeemable at
                             local Visionworks
                             locations; as part of
                             the experience,
                             Visionworks will also
                             be conducting
                             complimentary vision
                             screenings for adults
                             and children.

                             Transitions Optical is
                             committed to raising
                             awareness about the
                             importance of healthy
                             vision - whether
                             traveling to exotic
                             places or spending
                             time in your own
                             backyard, these
                             everyday moments are
                             sightseeing
                             opportunities. Taking
                             care of your eyes by
                             getting regular,
                             comprehensive eye
                             exams and wearing
                             proper eyewear that
                             enhances your vision
                             in the short-term
                             and protects the
                             health of your eyes
                             in the long-term can
                             allow you to see your
                             best to enjoy the
                             everyday
                             "sightseeing" moments
                             in your life.

    WHEN:                    Voting takes place now
                             through June 1
                             Top 10 Sights to See
                             will be revealed in
                             conjunction with the
                             Taste of Chicago
                             event

    WHERE:                   Visit
                             www.seemoresights.com
                             to vote and be
                             entered to win one of
                             five vacations within
                             the U.S. and within
                             this same URL, enter
                             your favorite "Sight"
                             into our Sight of the
                             Day Photo Contest for
                             the chance to win our
                             grand prize Ultimate
                             Sightseeing Dream
                             Vacation to the
                             Galapagos Islands.
                             For each photo
                             uploaded, Transitions
                             Optical will make a
                             charitable donation
                             to Optometry Giving
                             Sight.

SOURCE Transitions Optical, Inc.


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