SOURCE: Eyeglass World

January 13, 2008 12:28 ET

Fanfare and Festivities Marked Opening of New Eyeglass World Location in Ocoee

Ocoee Residents and "Mayor Scott" Attended Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Grand Opening of New Location for National Eyewear Retailer

OCOEE, FL--(Marketwire - January 13, 2008) - Eyeglass World, a leading national eyewear retailer that offers quality, selection, service and fashionable brand names at affordable prices, invited local residents to the grand opening celebration for their new store in Ocoee, Fla. on Saturday, Jan. 12. Festivities at the opening of the new store on West Colonial Drive included a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Ocoee Mayor, S. Scott Vandergrift, known locally as "Mayor Scott," as well as complimentary food, sunglasses giveaways and distribution of gift bags filled with discounts from Eyeglass World and other local businesses.

The new 3,800-square-feet 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. A full time optometrist is available on-site for eye exams, prescriptions and even Lasik eligibility screenings and post-operative appointments.

Known to residents as "The Center of Good Living," the city of Ocoee is located in central Florida's Orange County, approximately 5 miles west of Orlando. The new Eyeglass World store is located next to the West Oaks Mall and provides Ocoee residents with an alternative to high-cost eye care and eyewear by offering a friendly, helpful, knowledgeable staff and a wide selection of the most popular frames.

"We're excited about connecting with and getting to know the Ocoee community by providing them with an experience that will keep them coming back," said Larry Strom, general manager of the Ocoee Eyeglass World location. "With our commitment to taking care of our customers and our affordable prices, we hope to make this Ocoee Eyeglass World location the one-stop shop for eyewear in the area."

Hours for the Ocoee 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 9571 West Colonial Drive in Ocoee, Fla. More information can be found by contacting the store at (407) 522-4705 or online at

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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