Food City and NASCAR Legend Richard Petty Team up to Benefit Mission:ABLE
Abingdon, VA. Monday, Jul 6, 2015.
Food City and seven-time NASCAR Champion, Richard Petty have once again teamed up to benefit Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mission: ABLE campaign. 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. “If there has been one partner that has really stepped
Food City & Turbana Partner to Create World’s Largest Pineapple Display
Bristol, VA. Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015.
Food City, well known for their locally grown produce program is putting a “spin” on their typical produce fare. The company partnered with Turbana to create the world’s largest pineapple display.“Our produce team does an outstanding job merchandising and displaying our top quality products to ensure they are always at their peak and we are excited to have this opportunity
Food City Produce Manager Receives National Award
Abingdon, VA. Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015.
Tony Gilliam, produce manager for the Weber City, Virginia Food City was recently named a grand-prize winner in the 2015 Retail Produce Manager of the Year Awards. Each year, United Fresh Produce Association recognizes the top 25 produce managers within the industry during their annual convention. Five grand-prize winners are selected from among the field of competitors. This year’s convention
Food City’s Mark Hubbard Named Store Manager of the Year
Abingdon, VA. Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015.
Earlier today, Mark Hubbard, store manager of the Eastman Road Food City in Kingsport, TN was named Store Manager of the Year by Food Marketing Institute (FMI). “Food City is dedicated to providing our customers with exceptional customer service and exceeding their expectations,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer. “Mark is extremely passionate about serving
Food City's Steve Smith Honored with Industry Award for Public Affairs
Chicago, IL. Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015.
Food Marketing Institute (FMI) presented its most distinguished award in public affairs, the Glen P. Woodard, Jr. Award, to Food City President and Chief Executive Officer Steven C. Smith at FMI Connect, the industry&amp;rsquo;s premier event.Throughout his 36 years with Food City, Smith&amp;rsquo;s leadership extends well beyond his work at the company. Smith has been an incredibly effective advocate on
Food City Supports Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Abingdon, VA. Thursday, May 14, 2015.
Food City officials recently presented a check in the amount of $235,000 to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The funds derived from Food City’s company-wide annual fundraising campaign, which began March 28 and concluded on May 3, 2015. During the promotion, Food City shoppers were given an opportunity to make a contribution through the purchase of a JDRF “sneaker” at the
Locally Grown Mann Farms Strawberries Now Available in Select Food City Locations
Abingdon, VA. Monday, May 11, 2015.
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. “We have always prided ourselves in selecting the best products possible for our customers,” says Steven C.
Scott’s Strawberries Now Available at Select Food City Locations
Abingdon, VA. Monday, May 4, 2015.
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. “We pride ourselves in selecting the best possible products for our customers and we feel that Scott
Food City Appoints New Executive Vice President Store Operations, Knoxville Division
Abingdon, VA. Thursday, Apr 23, 2015.
Food City recently announced the appointment of Mickey Blazer to the position of Executive Vice President of Store Operations for their Knoxville Division. The position was formerly held by John Jones, who was promoted to Executive Vice President/Director of Store Operations for the supermarket chain. Blazer brings over 37 years of industry experience to the position, including 6 years in
Food City Race Night & Antique Tractor Show Coming to Knoxville
Abingdon, VA. Monday, Apr 6, 2015.
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 Race Night & Antique Tractor Show, which will take place at the Knoxville Expo Center on Thursday, April 16th. Over the past 27 years, Food City Race Night has contributed more than $500,000 in proceeds