Food City Names FOX News' Dana Perino as Honarary Starter
Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015.
Food City has announced Fox News Channel’s co-host of “The Five” Dana Perino as the Honorary Starter for the upcoming April 19th Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.“The Five” is one of the most-watched cable news programs, regularly ranking #1 at 5PM/ET in all of basic cable. In addition to her role on “The Five,” Perino also contributes to
Food City Coming to Blaine, TN
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015.
Company officials recently announced plans to construct a Food City on Rutledge Pike in Blaine, TN. The 44,500+ square foot supermarket will be the chain’s first location in Grainger County and is expected to be completed by Fall. “We certainly look forward to serving the area and providing our customers with a new state-of-the-art Food City that delivers exceptional customer
Food City and Mann Farms Help Fund Salad Bar for Rye Cove High School
Thursday, Mar 19, 2015.
Food City and Mann Farms recently teamed up to help raise the $2,800 needed to fund the donation of a Salad Bar for Rye Cove High School in Duffield, VA. The initiative was made possible through Food City’s partnership with the Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools program, a special campaign sponsored by the United Fresh Produce Association. “Food City
Steve & David Scott of Unicoi, TN Receive Wayne Scott Memorial Grower of the Year Award
Thursday, Mar 19, 2015.
Food City is well-known for their local produce initiative. Through a partnership with local farmers, the supermarket chain is able to bring their customers fresh-from-the-field fruits and vegetables. 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 of items supplied by a
Seymour Food City Expansion Underway
Monday, Mar 16, 2015.
The Food City location on Chapman Highway in Seymour, TN is currently undergoing a significant expansion/remodel. The store is scheduled to receive an additional 13,700+ square feet of retail space, bringing the total square footage to 57,700+, and making the supermarket one of the largest in the retailer’s chain. While total project completion is not expected until late Spring, the
Food City Recognizes Divisional Winners for Outstanding Community Service
Monday, Feb 16, 2015.
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
Virginia Dawn Hooper of Big Stone Gap, VA Wins Food City Claude P. Varney Humanitarian Award
Monday, Feb 16, 2015.
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 District Winners for Outstanding Volunteerism
Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015.
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
Grocery Manufacturers Association Honors Food City’s Steve Smith with Industry Collaboration Leaders
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015.
Steve Smith, president and CEO of Food City, today received the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) 2015 Industry Collaboration Leadership Award at the Food Marketing Institute’s Midwinter Executive Conference.
The GMA award, established in 2011, recognizes an industry leader who has demonstrated excellence in fostering collaboration among consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry trading partners throughout his career.“Steve Smith has exemplified through his
Food City Year of Beef Sweepstakes Winner
Monday, Jan 12, 2015.
Area Food City locations hosted their annual Food City Year of Beef Sweepstakes from October 12 through November 29, 2014. Shoppers were automatically entered into the sweepstakes each time they made a qualifying beef purchase using their Food City ValuCard. Angie Stacy of Abingdon, VA was the winner of the random drawing. She will receive a FREE year’s supply of