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Shopko Optical Relocates Center in Willmar, Minnesota

January 16, 2023

Optical center relocates in Willmar to better serve the community


GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko Optical, a leader in providing trusted eye care to communities for over 40 years, is pleased to announce the relocation of its center in Willmar, Minnesota. The new center is open starting January 16 and is located at 2404 1st St S. Shopko Optical welcomes Ronald McCann, O.D. and Ara Gerard, O.D. along with staff members from Midwest Vision Centers in Willmar who are joining Shopko Optical. Dr. McCann and Dr. Gerard will provide patients with comprehensive eye care services, including eye exams, contact lens fitting, and detection and management of eye disease.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to welcome Midwest Vision Centers’ patients to this new Shopko Optical center in Willmar,” said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko Optical CEO. “With this new location, we can continue our mission of offering quality eye care to patients.”

In addition, Shopko Optical’s Kids in Focus program will work with Willmar’s local Lions Club to identify eligible children within the area to receive a comprehensive eye exam and pair of glasses at no charge from Shopko Optical. Those looking to participate can contact their local Lions Club.

To learn more about Shopko Optical’s expansive insurance coverage, book an appointment with an optometrist, or find a Shopko Optical center, visit Shopko.com.

About Shopko Optical
Shopko Optical, the trade name of Shoptikal LLC, is 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 800 optometrists and opticians (independent doctors of optometry in IA, ID, MT, ND, SD and WA). Shopko Optical expects further growth in 2023 and beyond. For more information, visit Shopko.com.

For More Information, Contact:
Tyler Jagiello
PR Coordinator, Element
Email: Tyler@goelement.com

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