As the Food Industry Association celebrates Supermarket Employee Day on Feb. 22, Boone, Iowa-based Fareway Stores will showcase its appreciation of employees in a week-long event from Feb. 21-27. More than 11,000 Fareway employees in a six-state region will receive a 15-percent discount to use in-store during the week.
“We are incredibly thankful for our Fareway Family,” said Fareway President and CEO Reynolds W. Cramer. “Our employees have faced a year of challenges and continue to rise above. They offer a sense of stability and community in each location. While we celebrate our wonderful employees every day, we hope this week showcases our sincere appreciation for their continuous efforts.”
During the week, Fareway will highlight different teams of employees and their contributions. These appreciation stories and more can be found on Fareway’s social media channels.
For more details on the inaugural Supermarket Employee holiday, visit FMI – The Food Industry Association.
Fareway Stores Inc. is a growing Midwest grocery company currently operating 124 stores in a six-state region. Fareway’s mission is to provide the highest quality products, while treating customers like family and valuing dedicated employees. Its stores are known for their unmatched, full-service meat departments, farm-fresh produce and exceptional to-your-car customer service. Fareway is a family-owned business, recognized as a top 10 employer in Iowa and has more than 12,000 total employees. Visit Fareway.com for more information.
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