Walking stick specialists Classic Canes of Hinton St George, Somerset, helped long-serving employee, Valerie Manley, to celebrate her 30th anniversary with the family firm.
Mrs Manley has worked as a warehouse assistant at Classic Canes for three decades, packing and despatching walking sticks to the company’s customers around the world. The Directors of the company presented her with an engraved crystal vase, a bouquet of flowers and a long weekend for two at a luxury hotel.
Managing Director, Charlotte Gillan, said: “We are very grateful to Valerie for three decades of hard work, loyalty and lots of fun. She is at the core of our team and a much-loved member of staff.”
A happy Mrs Manley commented: “I have really enjoyed my thirty years at Classic Canes and seeing how the business has grown and changed in that time. I wouldn’t want to work anywhere else.”
Pictured left to right: Ben Porter, Diana Porter, Valerie Manley and Charlotte Gillan celebrate Valerie’s 30 anniversary with Classic Canes