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Richard Childress Named Honorary Starter

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Monday, August 13, 2012) – Bristol Motor Speedway’s upcoming triple header continues to be cause for added celebration for one locally owned and operated grocery chain.  Twenty years ago, Food City signed on as the title sponsor of the March Food City 500 Sprint Cup event, as well as the August Food City 250 Nationwide Series race. 

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Food City Race Night Returns to State Street

ABINGDON, VA (Monday, August 13, 2012) – As the area prepares for the onslaught of race fans and RV’s, the folks at Food City are gearing up for their annual Food City Family Race Night.  The event will take place on Thursday, August 23, 2012 on State Street in downtown Bristol, VA/TN. 

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Food City Race Night Returns to Knoxville

ABINGDON, VA (Monday, August 13, 2012) – As the area prepares for the onslaught of race fans and RV’s, the folks at Food City are gearing up for their annual Food City Family Race Night.  The event will take place on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at the Expo Center in Knoxville, TN. 

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Pat Summitt Named Grand Marshal of Food City 250

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Monday, July 16, 2012) – Food City will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its sponsorship of the Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway Aug. 24 with a very special guest serving as grand marshal.

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New Food City Planned for Greeneville, TN

ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, July 11, 2012) – Company officials recently announced plans to open a new location on Highway 11 E in Greeneville, TN.  The 49,800+ square foot retail supermarket is expected to open early 2013.   

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Food City Store Manager Named National Award Winner

Abingdon, VA (Thursday, July 5, 2012) – Terri Gilbert, Store Manager of Food City’s Clinton Highway location in Knoxville, TN was recently named among the 2012 Progressive Grocer Top Women in Grocery Award winners.  The program recognizes “the critical role the honorees play within an industry that touches each and every American’s life in some way or another on a daily basis”. 

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2012 Governor's Environmental Stewardship Awards Announced

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced the winners of the 2012 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards today.  The 11 winners will be recognized for their achievements and positive impact on the state’s natural resources in an awards ceremony to be held in Nashville on August 24. 

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Food City Donates $1,000 to Johnson City Police Department's Kid Print Program

Abingdon, VA (Tuesday, June 26, 2012) – Food City recently presented a check in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000) to the Johnson City Police Department to benefit their Kid Print Program. 

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Food City and NASCAR Legend Richard Petty Team Up

Abingdon, VA (Wednesday, June 13, 2012) – Food City and seven time NASCAR Champion, Richard Petty have once again teamed up to benefit Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mission: ABLE project.  For more than six decades, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has been on a mission to change lives and build brighter futures for our seriously injured heroes.  

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Doris Banks wins Claude P. Varney Award

ABINGDON, VA (Tuesday, June 12, 2012) – Food City’s retail supermarket chain annually recognizes outstanding volunteerism among their associates via their Claude P. Varney Volunteer Recognition Program.  The creation of the program came in response to President Bush’s call to boost volunteer efforts through corporate support.  During a June 2002 White House meeting, President Bush met with corporate leaders from organizations across the nation and key White House staff members to discuss objectives for his Businesses Strengthening America volunteerism campaign.  Steve Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer was among the select group. 

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Food City Recognizes Divisional Winners for Outstanding Community Service

ABINGDON, VA (Tuesday, June 12, 2012) – Food City’s retail supermarket chain annually recognizes outstanding volunteerism among their associates via the Claude P. Varney Volunteer Recognition Program.  The creation of the program came in response to President Bush’s call to boost volunteer efforts through corporate support.  During a June 2002 White House meeting, President Bush met with corporate leaders from organizations across the nation and key White House staff members to discuss objectives for his Businesses Strengthening America volunteerism campaign.  Steve Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer was among the select group. 

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Clintwood Food City Gas 'n Go Now Open

Abingdon, VA (Monday, June 4, 2012) – Company officials recently celebrated the opening of the new Food City Gas ‘n Go in Clintwood, VA.  Located at the corner of Chase Street and VA 83, the station is among several off site locations now operated by the regional grocery supermarket chain.

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New Tazewell Food City Gas 'n Go Now Open

Abingdon, VA (Monday, June 4, 2012) – Company officials recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies marking the opening of the new Food City Gas ‘n Go in New Tazewell, TN.  Located on North Broad Street, next to Commercial Bank, the station is among several off site locations now operated by the regional grocery supermarket chain.

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Second Annual Food City Food Show

ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, May 30, 2012) – Food City is teaming up with 11 Connects WJHL-TV, TriCities.com, WTFM and Bristol Herald Courier to host the second annual Food City Food Show.  The event will take place on Friday, June 15, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center in Kingsport, Tennessee.

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Produce Manger Receives Prestigious Award

ABINGDON, VA (Monday, May 14, 2012) – John Ballard, produce manager for the LaFollette, Tennessee Food City was recently named among the 2012 Retail Produce Manager of the Year Award Winners.  Each year, United Fresh Produce Association recognizes the top 25 produce managers within the industry during their annual convention.  This year’s honorees were recognized at the Chairman’s Reception & Annual Awards Banquet on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 in Dallas, Texas. 

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Food City and Quillen ETSU Physicians Introduce New Doc/Chef Program

JOHNSON CITY, TN (Thursday, May 10, 2012) – Earlier today, Food City and Quillen ETSU Physicians introduced their new Doc/Chef Program.  The informative new program features a monthly interactive discussion conducted by a Quillen ETSU Physician, followed by a coordinating cooking demonstration given by one of Food City’s trained chefs.  The presentations will feature a different health related topic each month. 

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Food City Recognizes District Winners for Outstanding Volunteerism

ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, May 9, 2012) – During a June 2002 White House meeting, President Bush met with corporate leaders from organizations across the nation and key White House staff members to discuss objectives for his Businesses Strengthening America volunteerism campaign.  Steve Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer was among the select group.  Following the White House session, Smith administered the creation of Food City’s annual Claude P. Varney Volunteer Recognition Program, to reward outstanding volunteerism among their associates.

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Scott's Strawberries Now Available

Abingdon, VA (Wednesday, April 25, 2012) – Back by popular demand, Scott’s Farms strawberries are now available for sale at select Food City locations.  These ripe, ready-to-eat strawberries are locally grown by Scott Farms, located in Unicoi County, and delivered directly to surrounding Food City locations daily, while supplies last.

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Locally Grown Mann Farms Strawberries Now Available

Abingdon, VA (Wednesday, April 25, 2012) – Food City is well-known for providing their customers with the best variety, highest quality, and friendliest service possible.  And they do so in part by purchasing a great deal of their produce locally, providing additional support to the regions in which they operate.  

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Food City Express Set to Open

Abingdon, VA (Tuesday, April 17, 2012) – The Food City Express food and fuel station in Coeburn, Virginia is set to open its doors Wednesday morning, April 18th.  Located directly across Highway 58 in front of the Coeburn Food City, the convenience store is a first for the retail grocery chain.

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