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Visionworks Opens First Seattle-Area Location

Eyewear Retailer Builds on Boeing Partnership at The Landing

March 31st, 2016

SAN ANTONIO, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Visionworks celebrates the opening of its first Seattle-area location in Renton, WA on the heels of sister company, Davis Vision's, announcement of becoming Boeing's vision benefit provider as of January 1, 2016. This marks an important milestone in the companies' strategic relationship with The Boeing Company. The new Visionworks location is at 921 N. 10th Street, Ste. B in Renton, WA. The doors open Thursday, March 31st at 9:00 a.m.

This is an exciting time for our company as we build on our existing alliance with the world's largest aerospace company," saidJim Eisen, president and CEO of HVHC Inc., and president of Visionworks. "We are proud to expand into the Seattle marketplace and provide Boeing employees, as well as the general public, with easily accessible eye care minutes from Boeing's Rentoncampus.

Each Visionworks store has a doctor of optometry at, or next to, each location. At the Renton location, Visionworks is excited to welcome independent doctor of optometry, Dr. Weihan Wang. He is excited to share affordable and accessible eye care with Boeing and the community at large. In addition, Chelsie Penn has been named general manager of the new Visionworks retail location. Ms. Penn previously managed the Vancouver, Washington Visionworks store.

Visionworks differentiates itself in the marketplace by carrying quality and exclusive brands that customers appreciate. Visionworks offers exclusive brands such as Chelsea Morgan, Salsa, Robert Mitchel, Alberto Romani, Indi and Raycers; and fashion brands including Guess, Diane von Furstenberg, Kate Spade, Vera Bradley, Gant, Nike, Penguin, Harley Davidson and Hello Kitty to name a few.

For a list of more than 700 store locations across the U.S. or for more information, visit www.visionworks.com.

About Visionworks

Visionworks is a leading provider of eye care services with more than 700 optical retail stores in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Visionworks is committed to providing our customers with an excellent shopping experience and high quality products and services with the best value and selection in the industry. All of our stores offer famous fashion brands and our own exclusive brand frames, lenses, sunglasses and accessories along with leading technology in vision correction. Our comprehensive service offerings include contact lens dispensing, in-store labs which provide one-hour service on many prescriptions at many locations and doctors of optometry at or next to every store. Visionworks is a wholly owned subsidiary of HVHC, Inc. For more information about Visionworks, visit www.visionworks.com.

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About Davis Vision

Davis Vision's unique benefit structure through its state-of-the art labs, comprehensive provider network, key retail partnerships, and exclusive collection of frames is why they are trusted by over 21 million members. Davis Vision members have access to a nationwide provider network of optometrists, ophthalmologists, and dispensing locations at more than 48,000 points of access across the U.S. For more information about Davis Vision, visit www.DavisVision.com.

Coral Gamick covers health care and retail for the Puget Sound Business Journal.