Fruth Pharmacy Holds 28th Annual Service Awards
Point Pleasant, W.Va. – (November 12, 2018) – Fruth Pharmacy held the 28th Annual Service Awards Luncheon, The Fruth Galaxy Awards, on October 25, 2018.
This year’s theme, Celebrating Our Galaxy of Stars, was introduced by Lynne Fruth, President of Fruth Pharmacy.
“Each “star” has a unique brightness about it – shining for a long time. We also recognize the contribution of our “stars” that were lost this past year,” Fruth opened the awards ceremony, “thank you what you have done for us.”
Fruth Pharmacy presented the following awards this year: Years of Service, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30; Associate of the Year; Technician of the Year; Manager of the Year; Pharmacist of the Year; Rising Star Award; Presidential Award – Best Corporate Support Role; World of Difference Award; and The Red Vest Award. This year also had a special award: The Jack Fruth Lifetime Achievement Award.
Associate of the Year was presented to Betty Duncan from Store #01.
Technician of the Year was presented to Clinton Baise from Store #08.
Manager of the Year was presented to Kim Donahoe from Store #08.
Pharmacist of the Year was presented to Saundra Boyd from Store #10.
Rising Star Award was presented to Josh Bostic of Central Fill.
Presidential Award for Best Corporate Support Role was presented to Josh Coburn, Network Administrator.
World of Difference Award was presented to Store #08.
The Red Vest Award was presented to Doug Crawford for his lifesaving efforts for fellow employee Cathy Patterson.
Susie Cassell, Treasurer, was awarded The Jack Fruth Lifetime Achievement Award. Susie will retire at the end of 2018 having served Fruth Pharmacy for 34 years.
Finalists (Nominees) for this years awards included:
2018 Pharmacist of the Year finalists:
Saundra Boyd, Store #10 – Hurricane, WV
Tom Mattingly, Store #102 – Grayson, KY
Ashley Randolph, Store #3 – Gallipolis, OH
2018 Manager of the Year finalists:
Rick Chapman, Store #10 Hurricane WV
Kim Donahoe, Store #8 Proctorville, OH
Tom Hawley, Store #6 Pomeroy, Ohio
2018 Pharmacy Technician of the Year finalists:
Clinton Baise, Store #8 – Proctorville, OH
Christy McMillen, Store #102 – Grayson, WV
Kimberly Phelps, Store #10 Hurricane, WV
2018 Associate of the Year finalists:
Jeff Alexander, Store #12 – Huntington, WV
Lisa Coovert, Store #10 – Hurricane, WV
Betty Duncan, Store #1 – Point Pleasant, WV
2018 Rising Star Award finalists:
Josh Bostic, Central Fill
Bill Foster, Corporate Office
Rick Sullivan, Store #1 – Point Pleasant, WV