Specsavers Romford is the new sponsor of the Romford-based Everyone Active Raiders Ice Hockey team.
As part of the sponsorship agreement, Specsavers branding will appear on all the Raiders match shirts worn by the team at home and away matches for the 2019/2020 National Ice Hockey League season, which starts next week.
The Raiders first team are in the National Division of the National Ice Hockey League, making big waves on the UK ice hockey scene. The Raiders second team head up the clubs junior programme and play in Division One South of the National League. Specsavers Romford is delighted to team up with the much loved Romford based outfit this season.
Specsavers Romford Optometrist Director Bhavi Mistry believes the Specsavers sponsorship hails the beginnings of what promises to be an exciting partnership, as it strengthens ties with the sport and the Romford community.
Bhavi Mistry said: 'Specsavers Romford is delighted to support our Romford Community and we and the Raiders Ice Hockey team share a common goal: to enhance everyone’s health and wellbeing.
'Our financial investment will help the Raiders team sustain their success and continue the momentum achieved to date in making ice hockey accessible to everyone.
'For us, at Specsavers Romford, it is a real honour to support this season’s Raiders whose exciting and busy match nights in the Sapphire celebrate the love of Ice Hockey across Romford.
'We love the communities we serve and to be a further part of them through the Raiders sponsorship is just amazing.'
Bhavi Mistry, Specsavers Romford Optometrist Director, added: 'By Specsavers Romford sponsoring the Raiders team under the well-known Specsavers brand, we hope to increase further awareness of the importance of good eye health and hearing, encouraging people to have regular checks.
Delighted and excited
Raiders Chief Executive John Scott said: 'We are delighted and excited by the sponsorship with Specsavers Romford.
'We are proud to have them on-board with Specsavers being such a well-known and respected brand and we are really looking forward to working with them more going forward and hope it is the start of a long and fruitful relationship.'
The Sapphire Leisure centre based Raiders Ice Hockey team have decided to opt for three jerseys for this season with the traditional white, a traditional navy blue, and a new addition of a gold kit reserved for games against the Northern Conference teams.
They've also opted to wear navy helmets for the upcoming campaign in order to match with all three kits designs.
Specsavers Romford will be listed in the match night magazine and on the Raiders website and its social media channels, as well as announcements at matches.