All in the family: Adams leads thriving contact lens business

GLENWOOD – Josh Adams sees Valley Contax as an American success story.

“I like to talk about our country and the opportunities we have in America,” Adams said Saturday during a Grand Opening celebration of the custom contact lens company. “I recognize the chances we have here. My mom left my dad in 1979 in Montana, trucked out here as a single mom with two kids under 5, and started working at Valley Contax making about six or eight bucks an hour.”

At age 16, while still in high school. Josh joined his mom, Janice, at . . .