Checkout colleague Roy Pennington got a surprise visit this week from the Mayor of Worcester who popped into Asda with a VIP invitation.
Roy, 68, will be one of 160 people attending The People’s Banquet on Friday 10th October at the Guildhall in Worcester by special invitation. The event celebrates local people who go “above and beyond the call of duty” in their work. A retired salesman, Roy first started working at Asda Worcester in January 2012 as a porter and loves his current job at the checkout.
The Mayor of Worcester, Councillor Alan Amos, said: “I invited Roy because he is a ray of sunshine. Whilst we shoppers are rushing around looking miserable, he always finds time to have a cheery word with customers, asking how they are, in a good old-fashioned traditional way. For that brief moment, he brightens up the life of everyone he meets at checkout.”Read what customers say about Roy