All small businesses across the nation are tirelessly working to recover post-pandemic, unfortunately, many are not out of the woods just yet. The pandemic brought many more trials and tribulations in its wake that may not be evident in plain sight.
Dave Smith has been with Third Street Optical since 1983 and Dr. James Hess since 1985. In 1987 they became owners by purchasing a franchise as it became Duling Optical. Since 1997, Smith and Hess have operated the shop as an independent business.