Food Safety /Front End /Mark Skogen
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Summer Storms Foster Teamwork

The recent run of hot days here in Wisconsin generated some intense thunderstorms and left thousands without power for various lengths of time.

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During outages like this, people often think about how they will get their garage door open, keep the kids entertained, or prevent all the food in the refrigerator from spoiling. In a grocery store, we have some of the same concerns when …

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Events /Front End /Grocery
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Back to School: General Mills’ Box Tops for Education

Now that we’re into August, the countdown to the new school year is officially underway.

That means shiny new school supplies, a pantry full of snacks as well as breakfast and lunch options and new ways to help your local school.

Our friends at General Mills are turning its products, including its delicious snacks and cereals and other items you’re already purchasing for the new school year, into money for your local school. The General …

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Kellogg’s: Back to School Text-to-Win Sweepstakes

Texting is now a way of life, right?

It’s a quick way to communicate, get information and now it’s a way to win money for you AND your school. We’re teaming up with Kellogg’s to bring you an amazing text-to-win contest that could mean $500 for you and $1,500 for your school.

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We know that the start of a new school year can …

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Bagging competition winners

What a week!

Across the state this week, the best baggers among our associates went head to head to determine who moves on to the state competition in Milwaukee later this year. Four of our stores hosted spirited contests to see who did the best job putting groceries into bags at a quick pace while evenly distributing items with big smiles on their faces.

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Congratulations to …

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Front End /Grocery
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Bagging the competition

We love making things easy for our guests.

In fact, one of our company’s core values is “recognize and react to guests’ needs.” Seems pretty straight forward, right?

I think one of the most visible ways we do that is helping you get your groceries bagged up and, when needed, taken out to your car. Our baggers know what an important role they play in our guests’ experiences in our stores. And, with so many …

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Front End /Grocery
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Festival Foods: Turning a part-time job into a career

You may not think you can make a career out of a part-time job in high school, but you can at Festival Foods.

I’m proof of that!

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I know, you may think I look pretty young to say that I’ve been working with one company for 10 years, right? But I have. I started at Festival Foods in 2005 as a cashier at our store on …

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How to Make a Reusable Plarn Bag

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In this age of locally sourced, eco-friendly, solar powered, hybrid, organic, low-flow and energy efficient everything, everyone who is anyone is looking for new ways to recycle, reuse and reduce.

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Wisdom, Advice and Fun Memories from the Class of 2015

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.” –Dr. Suess, Oh the Places You’ll Go!

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Boomerang Pin for a Win

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Each cashier, clerk and cleaner is as crucial and central to our company’s success as our profoundly passionate lineup of loving leaders. The impact that each and every Festival Foods associate makes every day is immeasurable.

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Bakery /Deli /Events /Front End /Grocery
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Not just a job, but a career at Festival Foods

Meet Tia Watermolen, she is one of Festival’s amazing Human Resources associates.

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We’re saying “Hi Tia!” because she’s heading to our store on the west side of Green Bay, 2250 West Mason St., on Friday, May 8, to talk to people who want to work for Festival Foods.

She’ll be at the store from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with …

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