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Shopko Optical Opens New Center in Huntley, IL

September 15, 2020

Optical center brings patient-centric care and eyewear to Huntley’s community

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko Optical, a leader in providing trusted eye care to communities for over 40 years, is pleased to open its new center in Huntley, Illinois. The new location opened on September 7 and is located at 9940 Route 47. Huntley’s Shopko Optical optometrist, Michael Strasser, O.D., is providing complete eye care services, including eye exams, contact lens fitting, and diagnosis and treatment of eye disease.

“We are thrilled to open this new center in Huntley and be a part of its community,” said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko Optical CEO. “Dr. Strasser is an exceptional, well-known optometrist in the area and is looking forward to meeting and creating personal relationships with his patients.”

In addition to opening its new center, Shopko Optical is pleased to expand its Project Eyecare program to Huntley’s community. Shopko Optical staff will work with the local Lions Club to identify deserving children within the area to receive a free comprehensive eye exam and pair of glasses. Those looking to participate can contact Huntley’s Lions Club.

The Huntley community can expect Shopko Optical to continue providing comprehensive eye care, trusted optometry service and quality eyewear. Shopko Optical accepts most major vision plans, including EyeMed, United Healthcare, Spectera and many more. To certify coverage, book an appointment with an optometrist or find a Shopko Optical center, visit Shopko.com.

About Shopko Optical
Shopko Optical, is the trade name of Shoptikal LLC, an affiliate of Monarch Alternative Capital LP. For more than 40 years, Shopko Optical has provided excellent patient-centric care and high-quality eyewear through its dedicated team of nearly 700 optometrists (independent doctors of optometry in IA, ID, MT, SD and WA) and opticians. Shopko Optical expects further growth in 2020 and beyond. For more information, visit shopko.com.

About Monarch Alternative Capital LP
Monarch Alternative Capital LP is a private investment firm with approximately $5 billion in assets under management across various investment vehicles. Monarch was founded in 2002 and focuses primarily on opportunistic investing across distressed debt, special situations equity and real estate. The firm has offices in New York and London.

For More Information, Contact:
Chloe Albrecht
Public Relations Manager, Element
Phone: (920) 702-1245
Email: chloe@goelement.com

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