SOURCE: Eyeglass World

January 12, 2008 13:42 ET

Fanfare and Festivities Mark Opening of New Eyeglass World Location in Palm Beach County

Royal Palm Beach Mayor David Lodwick Attended Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Grand Opening of New Location for National Eyewear Retailer

ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL--(Marketwire - January 12, 2008) - Eyeglass World, a leading national eyewear retailer that offers quality, selection, service and fashionable brand names at affordable prices, will be celebrating the grand opening of their new store in Royal Palm Beach, Fla. on Saturday, Jan. 12. Festivities at the grand opening of the new store on State Road 7/US 441 include a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Royal Palm Beach Mayor David Lodwick, music, food and giveaways including 100 free pairs of sunglasses and a drawing for a free airline ticket anywhere in the U.S.

The new 4,200-square-foot location will feature more than 2,000 brand name frames in the latest eyewear styles and designs from brand names such as Nike, Gucci, Donna Karan and Calvin Klein. An optometrist is available on site 7 days a week for eye exams, prescriptions and even Lasik eligibility screenings and post-operative appointments.

Named Tree City, USA, the village of Royal Palm Beach's 11 square miles also serve as a bird sanctuary, and boasts 7.5 acres of park land for every 1,000 residents. The new Eyeglass World store will be located next to Rooms To Go in the Anthony Grove shopping center and provides village residents with one place for thousands of well-priced brand name frames, quality optometric care and screening services all in one convenient location.

"The Royal Palm Beach store gives us an excellent opportunity to make an impact on this small, close knit community by providing them with quality, affordable eye care and eyewear and unparalleled customer service," said Kelley Howard, general manager of the Royal Palm Beach Eyeglass World location. "Our ability to offer the most well-known brands in eyewear at affordable prices plus trusted eye care will make us the ultimate one-stop shop for eyewear in the area."

Hours for the Royal Palm Beach Eyeglass World store are: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The store is located at 157 S. State Rd 7/US 441, #104 in the village of Royal Palm Beach, Fla.

Eyeglass World is a leading retailer of eyewear, offering consumers the best quality, most current and fashionable brand names, finest service and a large selection in a professional superstore environment. Eyeglass World has 66 stores in 23 states across the country that offer a

wide selection of more than 2,000 name brand frames from top designers such as Nike, Gucci, Donna Karan and Calvin Klein. In many locations, Eyeglass World's on-site labs can manufacture any prescription in as fast as one hour. Eyeglass World also offers top brands of contact lenses, such as ACUVUE and CIBA Vision, as well as an assortment of sunglasses. As one of the country's largest eyewear retailers, Eyeglass World has strong buying power that enables it to offer consumers the best quality eyewear at great prices. Eyeglass World accepts most insurance plans, with frequent promotions making vision care even more affordable. More information is available at

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