Doncaster bingo club boss Sarah is a winner

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The manager of a local bingo club is celebrating after being named as one of the company’s top General Managers.

Sarah Whittaker, GM of Mecca Doncaster, has been voted the GM of the Year for her area and was one of only seven managers in the UK to be honoured at the company’s annual awards ceremony.

Sarah has always had a passion for the leisure industry. She has a degree in Marketing & Leisure and started her business career in the hotel industry (both in the US and in the UK), Sarah joined Mecca as a trainee manager in 2006 and so impressed was the company, that she was soon given her own club to run.

Mark Jones, MD of Mecca, says: “This has been an outstanding year for Sarah. Sarah’s main focus has been delivering an engaged team and an enhanced customer experience and she has excelled at both. Sarah is passionate about ensuring her customers have a fantastic time when they visit her club and I was delighted to present her with an award this year in recognition of her success.”

Sarah adds: “The management awards are highly regarded within Mecca so to win the ‘GM of the Year’’ award is a great achievement for me. I would like to say a big thank you to rest of my team at Mecca Doncaster. They make my job a whole lot easier because of their own dedication to the club and its performance. It also helps that we have such fantastic customers in Doncaster - friendly, fun and always up for a laugh, they make coming in to work every day a pleasure.”