2016 Manager of the Year

November 15th, 2016 by fruthpharmacy

Point Pleasant, W.Va. (November 4, 2016) – Fruth Pharmacy is pleased to announce Julye Knox as the 2016 Manager of the Year.  The award was presented at Fruth Pharmacy’s 26th Annual Service Awards.

Left to Right - John Galvan, Juyle Knox, and Lynne Fruth

Knox was selected out of 25 managers for the company.


“I am honored and truly surprised,” Knox stated during her acceptance speech, “I work with lots of types of people.  I love what I do.  I love my employees and I love my store.  Thank you so much for this honor.”

Knox was 1 of 3 nominees for Manager of the Year.  Rich Chapman of Huntington, WV and Missy Cooper of Athens, Ohio were also nominated.  Nominations come from customers, fellow employees, and supervisors.


Knox has been with Fruth Pharmacy for over 1 year.


Knox was nominated for creating a positive store environment that makes her employees enjoy coming to work and her customers to feel welcome.  Knox has also shown a strong commitment to her local community.


A nomination from a fellow employee stated, “She is great, she works right beside each employee, she is always there if there is a problem, fair with all employees and treats every customer as if she has known them for years. She gets everyone involved in all activities.”


“Julye is a fantastic store manager.  She is very kind to customers and goes above and beyond to help them if they have questions or if they can’t find a product in the store,” another anonymous nomination stated.


All 3 nominees were honored at a luncheon held by Fruth Pharmacy on October 27th.

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