Specsavers Ann Street customers Derek Dubery, Claire Bingham and Sean McKay have each been chosen from hundreds of people across Northern Ireland as regional finalists in the 2015 Specsavers Spectacle Wearer of the Year. All three will go forward to the next stage of judging and one of them could go on to win £10,000 and a luxury holiday in the Bahamas.

Derek Dubery is pictured here receiving his Spectacle Wearer of the Year certificate, champagne and £150 eye care voucher from Belfast Ann Street store manager, Anne Matier.

Champagne and gift vouchers

Derek, Claire and Sean entered the competition online and are regular customers at Specsavers Ann Street. Store Manager Anne Matier and staff member Fearghal McLarnon presented each with certificates, champagne and eye vouchers worth £150.

Derek Dubery from Banbridge and a finalist in the 45-59 category is marking his second consecutive year reaching this stage of the competition, whilst for West Belfast specs wearers Sean McKay (35-44 category) and Claire Bingham (25-34 category) it’s their first time to enter Spectacle Wearer of the Year.

Ann Street store directors congratulate local finalists

Ann Street store directors Sinead Donnelly, Neal Kerr and David Maguire said, ‘We’d like to congratulate Claire, Derek and Sean and wish them good luck in their respective categories for the next phase of Spectacle Wearer of the Year. We’re really proud of the fact that three of our customers have reached this stage of the competition. They are all super ambassadors for specs wearers locally!’

Celeb-packed gala final in London

Spice Girls singer and Heart FM DJ Emma Bunton will present the award for the ultimate Spectacle Wearer of the Year at London’s 8 Northumberland Avenue on Tuesday 6 October 2015.

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