A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held during the Schaeffer Eye Center Open House on May 13, 2014 at 1686 Montgomery Highway in Hoover. Shown cutting the ribbon is Dr. Jack Schaeffer as his granddaughter, Edith Kaplan holds the bow. Also shown at the ribbon, from left, are Chamber Board Member Jerome Morgan, Jr., City Council Members Gene Smith, John Greene, Dr. Schaeffer, City Council President Jack Wright, Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey, Councilman John Lyda, Schaeffer family members Justin Kaplan, Dr. Brooke Schaeffer Kaplan, Maddie and Sam, staff Richard Lindell, Dr. David King and Dr. James Begun, and chamber ambassador Chaundra Davis. The are joined on the staircase by dozens of other family members, staff associates, clients, friends, and chamber ambassadors. Schaeffer Eye Center has grown from a tiny office in Hoover in 1978 to the largest independently owned eye-care center with eleven offices in the Birmingham-Hoover Metro Area today. They can be reached at (205) 979-2020 or through their website at www.schaeffereyecenter.com.