Emerson Breeden Receives North Star Award
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019.
The Boy Scouts of America’s National Court of Honor recently introduced a new award to join their prestigious Silver Beaver, the highest award presented on a council level for a registered Scouter. The North Star award recognizes private individuals for their significant contributions to Scouting, and is on par with the Silver Beaver award, which recognizes registered Scouters for their
Food City & Hershey Partner to Create World’s Greatest Reese’s Display
Abingdon, VA .
Friday, Mar 8, 2019.
Food City recently teamed up with The Hershey Company to create the World’s Greatest Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Display.“Our teams do an outstanding job merchandising and displaying our top quality line of products and we’re excited to have this opportunity to partner with Hershey to showcase our creativity and talents,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive
Abingdon celebrates the public opening of the Urban Pathway
Thursday, Mar 7, 2019.
Abingdon has made great strides in its goal to become more walkable with the official opening of the Urban Pathway, a mixed use recreation trail running through the downtown district. The Town of Abingdon will celebrate the opening with a free community kickoff event, happening Friday April 12, 2019 from 11am to 2pm. The event will also kickoff the Urban
Food City Produce Manager Named National Finalist
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019.
Each year, United Fresh Produce Association recognizes the top 25 produce managers within the industry during their annual convention. David Scarlett, produce manager for Food City’s Deane Hill location in Knoxville, TN has been named one of the 25 finalists contending for this year’s coveted 2019 Retail Produce Manager of the Year Award. Five grand-prize winners will be selected from
Cameron Farms of Grainger County, TN Receives Wayne Scott Memorial Grower of the Year Award
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019.
Food City is well-known for their locally grown produce initiative. Through a partnership with local farmers, the retail supermarket chain offers 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 of items,
Food City Recognizes Divisional Winners for Outstanding Community Service
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019.
Food City’s retail supermarket chain annually recognizes outstanding volunteerism among their associates through 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
Emily Thurston of Bluefield, VA Wins Food City Claude P. Varney Humanitarian Award
Thursday, Feb 28, 2019.
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
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019.
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
Food City 500 Tickets on-sale in Food City Stores
Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019.
Each Ticket Purchased In-Store Awards 500 Food City ValuPointsHighlights:• Beginning Feb. 13, Food City stores will begin offering tickets for April’s Food City 500• Food City 500 tickets in-store are $50 for adults, $10 for kids (12-and-under)• All tickets will be reserved seating selected by BMS’ knowledgeable ticket office and emailed within seven days of purchase• Each ticket purchased at
Ringgold/Ft. Oglethorpe Food City Set to Open
Monday, Jan 28, 2019.
Shelves are stocked in preparation for the much anticipated January 30th opening of the new Ringgold/Ft. Oglethorpe Food City. The 49,700+ square foot supermarket is located on Highway US-41 and will serve as the area’s second location. “The area residents in both Tennessee and Georgia have certainly been supportive of our company and we’re extremely excited to provide our loyal