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Valli Excellence Awards

Posted on 23rd December 2014 in News

 

Staff Awards

The inaugural Valli Staff Awards took place on Saturday 20th December at Bertie’s, Number One Brook Street in Elland.

This glamorous event saw staff and representatives from key suppliers come together to celebrate staff achievements and to recognise the contributions of all concerned.

Revellers gathered for an evening  dedicated to celebrating the very best in  optical care and customer service.  The awards, organised by Moin Valli and his wife Rachel, have been established to give recognition for the outstanding achievements of the team, and recognition of the efforts of some individuals who have demonstrated true adherence to Valli Group customer service aspirations.

The winners and nominees for the individual categories were as follows:

  1. Best act of customer service – Winner: Robin Bennett, the Manager of the Barbara Watson Eyecare in Wakefield.

The Nominees for this award were:

  • Robin Bennett – for rescuing a customer’s dog

  • Julie Williams – for looking after a young lady in Honley so well that one by one the rest of the family came in for an eye test and glasses

  • Sheryl Doe – for moving heaven and earth to find the right glasses for a very happy local doctor

  1. Best dispense of the year –  Winner: Stacy Moxey, Student Dispensing Optician, Hebden Bridge.

The Nominees for this award were:

  • Robin Bennett

  • A joint effort from Heather Mowat and Claire Atkinson

  • Stacy Moxey

  1. Best Practice of the year – Winner: Valli Opticians Honley practice.

The Nominees for this award were:

  • Valli Opticians in Meltham

  • Valli Opticians in Honley

  • Barbara Watson Eyecare in Wakefield

  1. Employee of the year – Winner: Julie Philliskirk, Manager of Valli Opticians is Lockwood and Almondbury.

The Nominees for this award were:

  • From the Huddersfield region, Julie Philliskirk

  • From the Holmfirth region, Heather Mowat

  • From the Calderdale region, Tracy Eastwood

  • From the Wakefield region, Oliver Sewell