Fifty of the Nation’s fathers were lucky recipients of prizes in Foodland’s “Awesome Dad” Father’s Day promotion.
The food store along with twenty members of the private sector collaborated to host a mega promotion just for dads.
Participation in the promotion was quick and easy – all that was required was the name of a father, contact number and address written on the back of a Foodland or Farm and Garden receipt which was placed in marked boxes that were located at Foodland Market Square, Kirani James Boulevard and Farm and Garden in St. George’s and Foodland Home Pride in St. David’s.
The competition was open to both customers and staff and separate boxes were used for each group.
The fathers were treated to entertainment by Foodland staff members themselves before receiving their prizes.
The prizes included product hampers from Geo. F. Huggins & Co. (G’da) Ltd., Archibald Distributors, Westerhall Estate Ltd., Grenada Breweries Ltd., Grenada Distillers Ltd., International Merchants (G’da) Ltd., Independence Agencies Ltd., O’Brian Seethal, Budget Marine, Colombian Emeralds International, Foodland Home Pride, Fit for Life Health Club, Three O’s Auto Supplies and Spice Isle Retreaders Ltd.
Fathers also received gift vouchers from several restaurants – Le Chateau, Le Phare Bleu, Prickly Bay, Timbers, The Cave House, Umbrellas Beach Bar, Victory Bar and Oliver’s Restaurant (Spice Island Beach Resort).
Huggins also provided cash prizes, a knapsack sprayer and gas vouchers.
One of the grand prizes was an all-inclusive weekend for two at Kalinago Beach Resort which was won by Elon Mitchell who said that he was absolutely elated and surprised that he won.
Mitchell was thankful to his daughter,Idiola Mitchell, who entered his name in the promotion.
According to him, it was a wonderful gesture put on by Foodland to highlight the importance and value of fathers in the society and thanked the management for having such a good initiative.
‘D Ultimate’ BBQ Grill Package consisted of a BBQ grill from Foodland, a Swiss BBQ Sauces hamper from Bryden & Minors, spices and sauces from De La Grenade Industries, $100 gift voucher from Spice Isle Fish House and a case of Chicken from Huggins Distribution Division.
The recipient of the grill package was a frequent Foodland shopper, Patrick Jeremiah, from Beaton, St. David’s.
Jeremiah stated that it was his first time being a winner in a promotion and encouraged the Supermarket to continue having promotions and showing customers that they care.
The staff grand prize winner was Shawn Phillip from Foodland Market Square, who was absolutely excited and happy when he received the news and praised Foodland for an excellent initiative.
During the ceremony, Foodland representatives thanked the sponsors for readily coming on board and encouraged persons to continue shopping at Foodland ‘Your Family’s Favourite Food Store’.