on Achieving Excellence!
and presenters of the 5 A Day National Excellence Awards and
Ambassadors in Excellence Awards for 1999.
Back Row (L to
R): Don Dressler (Western Growers Insurance Services), Robert
Schueller (Melissa's/World Variety Produce), Jan Burkett (Davis
Lay Produce), Mary Kay Oyler (First Tennessee National
Corporation), Brad Wilson (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North
Carolina), Forrest Roberts (County Market-a SUPERVALU store), Mike
Kemp (SUPERVALU), John Schildroth (SUPERVALU), Dave Howald
(California Avocado Commission), Al Giuliani (Ready Pac Produce),
Carole Wilson (on behalf of Lucy Fleming of Bestfoods), Rebecca
Clow (Weyerhaeuser), Bill Lewis (Zeneca), Sue Foerster (California
Department of Health Services).
Seated (L to R):
Clark Wood (Associated Food Stores), Diane Quig (formerly of
Zeneca), Celeste Settrini (Fresh Network), Gary Johnson
(Washington Apple Commission), Connie Belile (NewStar Fresh Foods
5 A Day National
The Produce for Better Health
Foundation recognizes the 10 winning companies and 5 individual
Ambassadors of the third annual 5 A Day National Excellence Award
Series. These awards
honor corporate involvement, employee achievement and employee
educational awareness in the 5 A Day -- for Better Health program.
The Foundation thanks all of the corporations who
participated in this program. This
year's award series was made possible by grants from Western Growers
Insurance Services and Zeneca.
the Diamond Crystal Award recipient, SUPERVALU INC. attained the
highest level of excellence. SUPERVALU's
many outstanding efforts set an example for how a company can
incorporate 5 A Day into its business, workplace and community.
participate in the 5 A Day National Excellence Award Series because
5 A Day can improve the health of employees and help reduce the
staggering costs of health care. Your company can participate in this year's 5 A Day National
Excellence Award Series. Challenge
your employees to eat 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables a
day to improve their health. Have
your corporate wellness coordinator or human resource director call
the Foundation at 302-235-ADAY (2329); ext. 22 to learn more about
how to participate.
must be received by December 31, 2000.
Excellence Award Winners
Diamond Crystal Award
Excellence in Corporate Contributions and Support Initiatives
California Avocado Commission
Excellence in Employee Campaign Performance
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Melissa's/ World Variety Produce
Ready Pac Produce
Excellence in Employee Education and Volunteer Involvement
First Tennessee National Corporation
Davis Lay Produce
California Department of Health Services
Ambassadors in Excellence Awards
Connie Belile- NewStar Fresh Foods, LLC
Gary Johnson- Washington Apple Commission
Diane Quig- formerly of Zeneca
Celeste Settrini- Fresh Network
Clark Wood- Associated Food Stores
here to read the press release about the winners.
information on the 5 A Day National Excellence Award Series email [email protected]
You can get some of
your 5 A Day at a restaurant too. Try vegetable pizza, vegetable pasta (but watch out for cream
sauces), or a fresh vegetable "wrap." Instead of
French fries, order a plain baked potato, vegetable
soup, or a small salad.