DU Press Release

June, 2014 (Atlanta, GA) – The McGee Group is proud to announce the launch of Ducks Unlimited Eyewear and Sunwear. New eyewear styles, merchandising and promotions will launch in fall 2014, with  sunwear added in January 2015. The McGee Group signed Jeff Foxworthy as the celebrity spokesperson  for the eyewear collection.

“It’s always been an important part of the McGee Group DNA to give back, which is why the launch of  Ducks Unlimited Eyewear is so exciting,” said Wayne McGee, CEO of the McGee Group. “The McGee  Group shares Ducks Unlimited’s commitment to conservation, so a portion of the proceeds from the sales of  Ducks Unlimited products will benefit conservation and increase awareness.”

Ducks Unlimited is the nation’s non-profit leader in wetlands conservation. The McGee Group is proud  to partner with Ducks Unlimited by donating a portion of all Ducks Unlimited Eyewear and Sunwear  sales to restoring and protecting important wetland habitats in North America. A committed member of  Ducks Unlimited, Jeff Foxworthy shares the McGee Group’s passion for conservation.

“I am a passionate supporter of conservation, which is why I am so excited to be working alongside Ducks  Unlimited and The Mcgee Group. I am able to protect my eyes and wildlife, while wearing my favorite  frames.” – Jeff Foxworthy

About Ducks Unlimited
Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to conserving North America’s  continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved  more than 13 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work,  visit www.ducks.org. Connect with us on our Facebook page at facebook.com/DucksUnlimited, follow  our tweets at twitter.com/DucksUnlimited and watch DU videos at youtube.com/DucksUnlimitedInc.

About the McGee Group
The McGee Group markets ophthalmic frames, sunwear, reading glasses and cases to all customer groups  throughout North America and many international markets including eye care professionals, distributors,  large optical chains, mass merchants, and department stores. Since its inception in 1976, The McGee  Group has gained recognition as a forward thinking company by merging innovative technology with  fashion, offering high quality products, superior marketing support and value-added customer service.

The McGee Group currently manufactures and distributes Badgley Mischka Eyewear and Sunwear, Vera Bradley Eyewear and Sunwear, Orvis Eyewear, XOXO Eyewear and Sunwear, Totally Rimless and  Argyleculture Eyewear by Russell Simmons.  Jeff Foxworthy and The McGee Group  Launch Ducks Unlimited Eyewear & Sunwear