A new Tesco Express store in Blackwater has celebrated its launch with a donation to The Makaton Charity.
Lysa Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer, was the guest of honour when the new Tesco Express store opened on London Road and was invited to cut a ribbon to declare the new store officially open.
Store manager Justin Thompson and his team presented Lysa with a cheque for £500 as part of the launch celebrations. The store chose to donate to The Makaton Charity as part of its commitment to supporting the local community.
Lysa said: "I would like to thank Justin and his team for this generous donation which will make an immediate impact on our work. We rely on the support of the community to provide vital care and keep our services going."
Store manager Justin said: "We are delighted to be able to support The Makaton Charity as it does fantastic work within the local community. We're so pleased that Lysa could come to help us celebrate the launch of our new store.