opticians shop celebrates nomination for top award
at a Burnham-On-Sea opticians are celebrating this week after
being nominated for two prestigious industry awards.
team at Specsavers in Burnham-On-Sea High Street are one of six
to be shortlisted in the Community Eye Service Award category
while optometrist and store director Rama Venkat is up against
four others in the Optometrist of the Year category in this year's
winners will be announced at a gala dinner on Saturday 9th April
to be held at Birmingham's Vox Conference Centre.
have been shortlisted in two categories is just fantastic, we're
really thrilled," said Sai Rama, store manager at Specsavers
whole team works hard to ensure we provide the very best eyecare
service so to be recognised in this way is testament to this.
Our local community is extremely important to us and we are very
grateful to all of our loyal customers for helping us make the
store the success that it is."
is extremely dedicated to his profession as well as each and every
customer that he sees so it's great that he's been recognised
for his ongoing work. We are all very much looking forward to
attending the ceremony and regardless of the result, it's a chance
to celebrate and enjoy the night as a team."
very grateful to the whole community for their support over the
years,' comments Rama. 'Without them, I wouldn't be in a position
to even be nominated so for that I'm very thankful and for their
Optician Awards - organised by national trade magazine, Optician
- have been running for more than 15 years and recognise the work
of opticians across the UK in 16 categories. The awards evening
will also play host to several fundraising events, raising money
for Blind Veterans UK.
the community category, judges will be looking for a practice
that is offering enhanced services and primary eye care in its
community, something the store prides itself on, while Rama has
been nominated thanks to his work helping to enhance the lives
of patients, colleagues and the community.
the judges will be looking for true commitment to patient care
and examples of how the optometrist's actions have benefitted
patients and the practice.
find out more, pop into Specsavers, 3 High Street, Burnham-on-Sea,
TA8 1NX, call 01278 765460 or click here.