Staff at Specsavers in Maldon hosted their very own cricket-inspired charity event to coincide with the store’s sponsorship of England Cricket Captain’s Alastair Cook’s Big Six tournament.

Charitable efforts

On Saturday 10 May, Specsavers Maldon, hosted a dedicated cricket inspired clinic for customers, teaching them all about the importance of eye health in sport. There was also competitions for children to design a cricket bat and a guess the number of cricket balls in the jar game, in exchange for donations to charities, MIND and Chance to Shine.

Designer glasses competition

The store also offered customers the chance to win a pair of designer glasses from the store’s extensive selection of frames.

Store director, Paul Wickson says: ‘We were really proud to be sponsoring Alastair Cook’s Big Six tournament and supporting a cricket legend that used to play for Essex County Cricket Club. ‘As one of the official sponsors of the event we wanted to do all we could to ensure customers are aware of the importance of eye health in sport.’

The Big Six tournament will be taking place on Saturday 11 May at Maldon Cricket Club, with England Cricket Captain and former Maldon player, Alastair Cook taking part in an eight-a-side tournament in aid of MIND, Chance to Shine, David Randall Foundation and PCA Benevolent Fund.

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