Food City Acquires Chattanooga Area BI-LO Supermarkets
Abingdon, VA. Thursday, Jul 23, 2015.
Earlier today, Food City officials announced their intent to purchase 29 BI-LO Supermarkets (including 21 pharmacies) in the Chattanooga market area. The locations, which range from 25,000 to 63,000 square feet in size, include: Tennessee:7804 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga6951 Lee Highway, Chattanooga1600 East 23rd Street, Chattanooga4510 Highway 58, Chattanooga703 Signal Mountain Road, Chattanooga3801 Tennessee Avenue, Chattanooga3600 Hixson Pike, Chattanooga4011 Brainerd Road,
United Way and Food City Announce Expansion of Backpacks Unite Program
Abingdon, VA. Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015.
More than 700 children in elementary schools across Southwest Virginia will benefit from changes to a program that distributes backpacks filled with food to hungry students during the school year. United Way and Food City announced today that the two organizations are partnering to expand United Way’s Backpacks Unite Program. The program is geared towards meeting the needs of hungry
Food City Distribution Center Supports Hazard Community and Technical College
Abingdon, VA. Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015.
The Abingdon, VA based Food City Distribution Center recently donated several thousand dollars in much-needed transportation equipment to the Hazard, KY Community and Technical College. “We are excited to have this opportunity to assist our local community college in increasing their educational offerings to benefit our area students and the community as a whole,” says Hazard Food City store manager
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.