Long-standing Abbeycentre customer Anne Hughes came first in the 60+ age category in Specsavers’ Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2015. The 79 year old grand-mother has been wearing glasses for 40 years and is thrilled to have beaten off strong competition from across the UK and Ireland.

Mingle with the stars

Anne will meet a host of VIP guests including Spice Girl and Heart FM DJ Emma Bunton, as well as gala awards host Bradley Walsh at the star studded event on Tuesday 6 October 2015 in London’s 8 Northumberland Avenue.

80th birthday celebrations

‘Attending the 20th annual Spectacle Wearer of the Year will be a fantastic experience and a wonderful way to mark my 80th birthday year. I’m amazed to reach this stage of the awards and am really enjoying the experience,’ said Anne.

Congratulations to Anne

Newtownabbey store director Tony McGinn congratulated Anne on her huge success, ‘Anne is a fantastic ambassador for specs and Specsavers. She has such a passion for life and adventure and really deserves this once in a lifetime opportunity.’

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