A member of staff from Specsavers in Tamworth has been treated to a surprise celebration by colleagues to mark his 70th birthday in store.  

The team at Specsavers in the Ankerside Centre gathered to wish Tony Reynolds many happy returns and surprised him with a birthday cake to mark the milestone occasion. 

Valued team member

Store director Lisa Large said: ‘Tony is a valued member of the team and we’re delighted to be able to celebrate his birthday. His commitment and hard work has always been very much appreciated and I think he’s a great role model for us all.’

Tony began his career in the ophthalmic industry more than 50 years ago. He joined the team at Specsavers Tamworth as a lab manager in July 2008 before coaching another member of staff to take over his role. Tony works at the store three days a week to support the team. 

‘It was such a nice surprise from everyone in store,’ said Tony. ‘I’m very grateful to the whole team for helping me celebrate my birthday. I’ve enjoyed working with such wonderful colleagues for the past nine years.’

Lisa added: ‘On behalf of everyone here at Specsavers in Tamworth, we’d like to wish Tony a very happy birthday!’

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