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Owensboro, Kentucky, April 26, 2018- KeeFORCE, a leading corporate I.T. service provider in Western Kentucky for 20 years, has announced RiverPark EyeCare  as the winner of the 3rd annual Owensboro Xtreme Business Makeover.  The Xtreme Business Makeover represents a partnership of 17 successful, regional companies dedicated to helping other businesses grow and prosper in the Owensboro area.  The project will provide RiverPark EyeCare with a “business makeover package” to help energize and enhance their current business operations.

Applications were accepted during an eight-week period in February and March from businesses in Daviess, Hancock and McLean Counties of Kentucky.  Multiple local businesses applied for the $50,000 grand prize package. Each applicant then submitted a questionnaire related to their history and current business operations.  A panel of independent judges from the region determined the top-3 applicants and the ultimate Grand Prize Winner.  The judges where asked to make their determination based upon the criteria of “which business will benefit the most in the long term from the prize package being offered”.   Top-3 finalists as determined by the panel of judges for the 2018 Owensboro Xtreme Business Makeover (in alphabetical order) were:   JDQ Building LLC, River Park Eye Care and Trunnell’s Farm Market.

RiverPark EyeCare has been a leading provider of optometry services and vision care products since 1949. They offer the most advanced diagnostic equipment and eye care products to create the best experience for their customers while helping them achieve clear vision.

Dr. Martin expressed, “We are so thankful and excited for this opportunity!  Thank you to KeeFORCE and the other area business partners for making this possible.  We are looking forward to growing our business in a way that will better serve our community and our patients.”

RiverPark EyeCare will receive a Grand Prize worth $52,100 in free business products and professional services.  The 2018 prize package includes  valuable business products and services from the following 17 organizations; The Cromwell Group, Dalishas Bakery & café, Dialog Telecommunications, Ebelhar-Whitehead PLLC, Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce Greenwell-Chisholm, Gorman Recruiting, KeeFORCE, Kentucky Innovation Network Owensboro Office, Media Works Advertising, Messenger – Inquirer, Owensboro Community & Technical College’s Workforce Solutions, Owensboro Convention Center, Thacker, Hodskins, & Knight, LLP, WEHT Local and Local 7 WTVW, UPS, and 20/20 Xtreme.