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This is Fred Ball for Zions Bank, speaking on business.

Years ago my grandfather told me that the reason our eyes are placed in the front of our head is because it is more important to look ahead than to look back. Of course it behooves us to be very vigilent in taking proper care of them.

Seitz Eye Care in Vernal, Utah has been providing that needed service to the people in the Uintah Basin for well over 40 years. Jack Seitz started his career as an employee of Daynes Optical. He worked for them for seven years and then in 1967 purchased the company. Initially he called his business Daynes/Seitz but dropped the "Daynes" in the name in 1972.

The business occupied space in the old Hotel Vernal but over the years has expanded twice and now is located in a spacious facility at 185 No. Vernal Avenue. The facility houses the 10 employees, including several Seitz family members.

I met Tod Tesar who is an optician and one of the owners of the business. He is married to Cathy, a daughter of Jack's who supervises the billing and office responsibilities. I had the opportunity to meet Neldon and Gordon Seitz who are both optometrists and active parts of this great family practice.

When I walked into their office I noticed a box filled with used eyeglasses. A sign indicated that the glasses were being used for humanitarian purposes in Mexico.

I think everyone in the Basin knows Jack Seitz. He is a highly respected member of the state legislature and is a great corporate citizen. He told me that Seitz provides quality eye care for everyone who needs it and it is given using the latest technology advances. One day a week a representative from Seitz travels to Rangely, Colorado, 60 miles away to help those with eye needs.

The Seitz Family recognizes that eyes are the lovely lamps that are the windows of the soul.

For Zions Bank, I'm Fred Ball. I'm speaking on business.

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