United Way Salutes Tops Friendly Markets

March 13th, 2014

129Fulton, NY – The United Way of Greater Oswego County presented Tops Friendly Markets with the Company Campaign Team of the Year Award at the United Way?s Annual Meeting and Salute to Volunteers held March 12 at the American Foundry in Oswego. Presented annually, the Company Campaign Team of the Year Award is presented to volunteers whose extraordinary commitment, energy, enthusiasm, and creativity contributed to the success of their company?s campaign.

?We are proud to recognize the team from Tops Friendly Markets? Oswego County stores with this award,? said Melanie Trexler, executive director of the United Way of Greater Oswego Count. ?These remarkable individuals inspired their co-workers and coordinated a campaign that achieved an unprecedented 132% increase in both the amount of donors and the amount of money raised. In addition to the support of their company campaign, the Pulaski store donated desserts to our Stone Soup Luncheons in Pulaski. This company?s commitment to providing its customers with quality products and its employees with a comfortable work environment is commendable.?

Cut line for photo: The team for Tops Friendly Market?s campaign for United Way was recognized with the Company Team of the Year award at the agency?s Annual Meeting and Salute to Volunteers. Above from left are: Melanie Trexler, executive director, United Way of Greater Oswego County; Brian Killam, coordinator of the Sandy Creek Tops; Dick Delaney; United Way Campaign Cabinet member; and Deb DeLong coordinator of Pulaski Tops. Absent from photo is Bob Oustrich, manager of the Mexico Tops store.