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WFIA Industry Awards

It’s that time of year to prepare for our upcoming Industry Awards! As a member of WFIA, we are looking to you for your nominations for Vendor of the Year, Retailer of the Year, and the Community Service Award. We have postponed the Industry Awards until later in the year. More information coming soon!

Nominate your picks for WFIA's Industry Awards!

Vendor of the Year

Retailer of the Year

Community Service Award

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Industry Award Recipients!

Vendor of the Year

Hal & Tracey Blanton
Blanton's IGA

Retailer of the Year

Tim Harper & Ben Piatt
Franz Bakery

Community Service Award

Jeff Philipps
Rosauers Supermarkets

Past Industry Award Recipients

Retailer of the Year

  • 2017: Don Rhoads, Minit Mart
  • 2016: Roger Croshaw, Bert's Red Apple Markets
  • 2015: Nolan Lockwood, Walla Walla Harvest Foods
  • 2014: Paul Kapioski, West Seattle Thriftway
  • 2013: Bryan and Tammy Bailey, Bailey's IGA
  • 2012: Don Stolz, Stolz Northwest

Vendor of the Year

  • 2017: Larry Baker, Bunzl Distributing
  • 2016: Roger Williams, Williams Inland Distributors
  • 2015: Ray Sprinkle, URM Stores
  • 2014: Shawn Campbell, Darigold
  • 2013: Ray Bowen, Charlie's Produce
  • 2012: Myron Lucas, Coca-Cola

Community Service Award

  • 2017: Mark & Lori Loften, Ki-Be Market
  • 2016: Bruce Paul of Forks Outfitters
  • 2015: Hank Konrad of Hank's Harvest Foods
  • 2015: Tyler Myers of They Myers Group
  • 2015: Kevin and Sheila Ashe, Darrington IGA

Other Award Categories

Excellence in Operations

  • 2015: Kari Beedle, Julie Padilla, and Judee Young from Anderson's Grocery Store
  • 2014: Darris McDaniel of D&S Enterprises
  • 2014: Norm Mathews of Vashon Thriftway

NGA Spirit of America Award

  • 2015: J.T. Wilcox, Washington State Representative

Keystone Award

  • 2013: Jeff Philipps of Rosauers Supermarkets

We look forward to celebrating with you!

It’s that time of year to prepare for our upcoming Industry Awards! As a member of WFIA, we are looking to you for your nominations for Vendor of the Year, Retailer of the Year, and the Community Service Award.