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If you have an employee who shows great potential, WFIAEF is giving away 2 full scholarships to employees of WFIA members wanting to earn their Retail Management Certificate online at Umpqua Community College. These scholarships are available for both Winter (Dec. 31) and Spring quarters (March 15) and is a great opportunity to learn and build skills in grocery management.
Want to learn more about the Retail Management Certificate program? Click here or contact Michelle Reeves at 360-753-5177 ext. 102 or email@example.com.
Take advocacy to the next level and allow your voice to be heard where it matters most - your state's legislators!
Save the date for WFIA's annual "Day at the State Capitol" on February 15th! We visit with key leadership on business and food industry issues and this event is open to all members. This is an excellent opportunity to hear from leadership speakers, learn more about your government and the legislative process, and to represent our industry.
Talia Randle from Metropolitan Markets at Magnolia is our 2016 Washington Best Bagger Champion!
Candice Lastimado, 2016 WA Best Bagger and 2017 National Best Bagger (Metropolitan Markets at West Seattle), Glen Hasstedt (Store Director for Metropolitan Markets at Magnolia), Talia Randle (Metropolitan Markets at Magnolia), and Todd Korman (President and CEO of Metropolitan Markets).
Photo taken by Brianna Golob of Flourish Photography
Washington's Best Bagger
Seattle’s Talia Randle has it in the bag – literally. The grocery bagger from Metropolitan Market at Magnolia proved Wednesday that she is the state’s top grocery bagger, out-pacing eight other competitors for the state title in the Best Bagger Battle. Roman Agne, representing Central Market/Poulsbo Town & Country Markets, placed second; Luke Netjes of Rosauers Supermarkets in Spokane placed third.