Food City Supports Cancer Outreach Foundation
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017.
Earlier today, Food City officials presented Cancer Outreach Foundation of Abingdon, VA with a $5,000 charitable contribution.The Cancer Outreach Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for cancer patients and their families. The Foundation's innovative programs benefit local residents in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. Their mission is to provide financial assistance with cancer patients' essential living expenses
Berrier Farms of Cana, VA Receives Wayne Scott Memorial Grower of the Year Award
Friday, Mar 10, 2017.
Food City is well-known for their locally grown produce initiative. Through a partnership with local farmers, the supermarket chain is able to offer their customers fresh-from-the-field fruits and vegetables during local growing seasons. Many items are delivered directly from the farm to the store the same day they are picked. What began over ten years ago with a small number
Food City Produce Manager Named National Finalist
Friday, Mar 10, 2017.
Each year, United Fresh Produce Association recognizes the top 25 produce managers within the industry during their annual convention. William “Bill” Stewart, produce manager for Food City’s Paintsville, KY location has been named as one of the 25 finalists contending for the coveted 2017 Retail Produce Manager of the Year Award. Five grand-prize winners will be selected from among the
Mitchell Cochran of Cleveland, TN Wins Food City Claude P. Varney Humanitarian Award
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017.
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
Food City Recognizes Divisional Winners for Outstanding Community Service
Monday, Feb 20, 2017.
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
Governor’s Foundation Recognizes Food City as a Healthier Tennessee Workplace
Monday, Feb 20, 2017.
The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness today announced that K-VA-T Food Stores Inc., parent company for Food City, has been named a 2016 Healthier Tennessee Workplace for its commitment to encouraging and enabling employees to live a healthy lifestyle both at work and at home. This is the company’s third year to receive the designation. “We are pleased to
Rick Bishop Named Food City Executive Vice President of Operations, Chattanooga Division
Monday, Feb 13, 2017.
Food City recently named Rick Bishop as Executive Vice President of Store Operations for their Chattanooga Division. Bishop brings more than 34 years of industry experience to the newly created position.“We’re really excited about the opportunity for Rick to lead our newly formed Chattanooga Division. Rick is a proven leader, having grown up with our company, served as district manager
Food City Recognizes District Winners for Outstanding Volunteerism
Friday, Feb 10, 2017.
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
Special In-Store Ticket Offer Celebrates 25th Anniversary Of Food City 500
Thursday, Feb 9, 2017.
Bristol Motor Speedway And Food City Highlight 25th Anniversary Of Race Entitlement With Special In-Store Ticket Offer Food City commemorates race with special edition logoHighlights:• Food City 500 tickets will be available for sale for the first time at all Food City locations • A block of tickets have been reserved for in-store sales and are $50 for adults, $10
Food City Customers Donate $7,500 to Aid Local Tornado Relief Efforts
Friday, Feb 3, 2017.
Earlier this week, Food City officials presented three local agencies with checks to aid in Athens/McMinn County tornado relief efforts. The monies derived from a fundraising campaign recently hosted at Food City’s Etowah location. The Etowah Food City accepted monetary donations at the checkout from November 30th through December 10th. 100% of the funds collected were donated to three local