Ribbon Cutting for Central Utah Eye

Central Utah Eye and the Sanpete Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Central Utah Eye location in Gunnison on May 30. Previously across the street from Gunnison Valley Hospital, Central Utah Eye in now located on 85 N 100 E in the “Inouye Building” previously used for Dr. Dwight Inouye’s medical practice. They opened their doors with a new optometrist, a local from Gunnison, Dr. Mitchel Anderson. 

“This little dream in the back of my head to care for my hometown community has become a wonderful reality. The “Inouye Building” that is now our new Gunnison location for Central Utah Eye was the building for my old family care doctor. What a great memorial to Dr. Inouye to continue to care for the community through eye and vision care.” Dr. Mitchel Anderson.

Dr. Kevin Kirk, owner and ophthalmologist at Central Utah Eye, is excited to continue treating patients in northern Sanpete county and is glad to add optometry services to the Gunnison area.

“I have wanted to bring an optometrist to Gunnison for a long time and we are grateful for the opportunity to have Dr. Anderson join Central Utah Eye and the support of the community and Sanpete Chamber of Commerce.” Dr. Kevin Kirk

The ribbon cutting event was attended by members of Sanpete County Chamber of Commerce board, community members and family to celebrate their new location, new doctor and bringing new eyewear options to Gunnison. 

“This is an exciting time for Gunnison city. What a great service it is to have an optometrist and eye glasses options in Gunnison” Stephanie Hardy, executive director of Sanpete Chamber of Commerce.

“I am glad to know I don’t have to travel far away to receive eye care that will accept my insurance and save me a trip. Gunnison is blessed to now have a local optometrist.” Faylyn Warnick, president of Sanpete Chamber of Commerce. 

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