We believe our actions speak louder than words and recognize the value in supporting causes that greately resonate with us.
Shannon Eye Care is proud to call historic downtown Franklin home.
Dr. Zingle is a member of the Downtown Franklin Association, a non-profit organization composed of local business owners and merchants who are committed to historic preservation and community vitality.
Dr. Zingle provides pro bono eye exam services and glasses to families receiving assistance from the local domestic violence center.
Local, Independent Businesses
'When you visit an independent local business…
You keep more money in your local economy.
You celebrate the uniqueness of your community.
You support local jobs.
You help the environment.
You encourage community.
You conserve your tax dollars.
You benefit from our expertise.
You invest in entrepreneurship.
You make this community a destination.’
From the optical lab that edges our lenses, our independent frame lines, the optometrist-formulated eye makeup remover & eye cleansing system we carry in-office for our patients, to the bakery we use for special events... we consciously and continuously make decisions to invest in other entrepreneurs and acknowledge that these businesses are the result of someone once making a courageous decision.
Shannon Eye Care is thrilled to feature FETCH eyewear: a collection of optical & sun eyewear dedicated to donating 100% of profits to animal rescue and adoption. Partnered with the Pixie Project, profits go towards assisting overcrowded shelters across the United States find forever homes for dogs and cats in need. They also provide accessible veterinary care for homeless and low income pet owners, "because every animal deserves to be happy and healthy". Find out more at www.pixieproject.org.
Our FETCH collection includes readers, sunglasses, and our blue-light blocking lens technology in over-the-counter or prescription computer glasses.
Shannon Eye Care sponsored Franklin High School's baseball team posters for the 2015-2016 season.
Dr. Z enjoys networking with fellow entrepreneurs & new business owners in the area. She also enjoys mentoring students interested in a future career in healthcare and encouraging young girls to dream of owning businesses. You can follow her blog LadyAndHerLens.com & reach out to our office if interested in having Dr. Z speak at your next event. 'The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all what the world needs most are the dreamers who do.'
'Our heroes are those...who...act above and beyond the call of duty and in so doing give definition to patriotism and elevate us all...America is the land of the free because we are the home of the brave.' In recognition of Veteran's Day, throughout the month of November 2015 we provided an annual comprehensive eye exam free of charge to any person who has or is currently serving our country in uniform. We thank you for your service.
Shannon Eye Care participates in the Franklin Art Scene by hosting a local artist & her art work most first Fridays of the month from 6pm-9pm. Come out and enjoy the evening art crawl through historic downtown Franklin with us!