John Williams of Gallipolis Receives 2nd Nomination for Manager of the Year

November 13th, 2014 by fruthpharmacy

John Williams received 2nd nomination for Manager of the Year

Point Pleasant, W.Va. (October 9, 2014) – On Thursday, October 9th at the Trinity Christian Community Center in Point Pleasant, WV, Fruth Pharmacy held its 24th Annual Service Awards.

Nominees are submitted to Fruth Pharmacy by the employee’s superiors, co-workers, and customers. Employees and customers are encouraged to nominate and vote through an online process. Out of nearly 700 employees, only 13 are chosen for special honors. Being a nominee is an extreme honor.

Awards are given each year in the following categories: Manager of The Year, Pharmacist of the Year, Pharmacy Technician of the Year, and Associate of the Year. This year a new honor was introduced – “The Jack E. Fruth Lifetime Achievement Award.” Employees are also awarded for their years of service to Fruth: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, & 30 year employees are recognized at this time.

Nominees for Manager of the Year include: Tim Halfhill, Manager of Fruth Pharmacy in Point Pleasant, Denise Hatfield, Manager of Fruth Pharmacy on Oakwood Road in Charleston, and John Williams, Manager of Fruth Pharmacy in Gallipolis on Second Ave. Denise Hatfield was awarded 2014 Manager of the Year.

“John Williams was selected for a second time as a finalist. It’s a distinct honor to be nominated once – but John has now been nominated twice! John’s employees love working with him and he has gone above and beyond on special projects and moves. John’s attitude and work ethic can’t be beat!” Lynne Fruth, President of Fruth Pharmacy shared in a corporate wide e-mail.

Fruth Pharmacy is a family owned pharmacy with 27 locations in both West Virginia and Ohio. To learn more about Fruth Pharmacy, please visit

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