Bents garden centre staff long service club celebrates milestone

Bents Garden & Home is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its exclusive 10+ Club; a milestone which was recognised at this year’s annual celebration event.  Members of the Club are all colleagues with 10 or more years’ experience at the Warrington-based garden centre.

Since it was launched in 2003 with an initial membership of 14, the 10+ Club has continued to grow and now has 63 members.

All members of the 10+ Club are invited to an annual thank you lunch held in the centre’s Fresh Approach restaurant.  In addition to Bents’ usual colleague benefits such as birthday vouchers, birthday day off, pension scheme and Benidorm leave, members of the 10+ Club also receive an additional gift such as a free weekend away for two.

MD Matthew Bent said: "We have an excellent team of colleagues throughout the centre, many of whom have been with us for a number of years. This year the 10+ Club welcomed 13 new members all of whom joined us in the Fresh Approach Restaurant for our annual celebration.  It provides a great way of celebrating long-term commitment and we look forward to welcoming even more new members in the years to come."

Carol Cambray, member of the 10+club, added:  "So much has happened at Bents in the time that I have been here.  The business has grown so much but the care and attention they give to colleagues has always remained the same. The dinner is a great opportunity to get together and talk about things that have taken place and generally have a catch up with good friends."

The club also includes 10 retired colleagues who were original members and continue to attend the annual dinner.

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