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Cherokee Hy-Vee Employee Given Company's Highest Honor

September 02, 2021 11:04am

A Cherokee Hy-Vee Pharmacy employee has been named a 2021 Hy-Vee Legendary Customer Service Award winner.

Barbara Bowers was honored at a surprise ceremony this (Thur) morning at the Hy-Vee Pharmacy in Cherokee. This was the third year that she was nominated for the award...(audio clip below  :15 )

Bowers has been a Hy-Vee employee since 1984. She is the Home Medical Equipment Manager for Cherokee Hy-Vee, and deals with durable medical equipment...(audio clip below  :34 )

The Legendary Customer Service Award is the highest honor given to a Hy-Vee employee. It recognizes those who go above and beyond every day to help customers and provide them with exemplary service. This year, only 11 recipients were selected from among more than 86-thousand Hy-Vee employees.

This marks the second consecutive year that a Cherokee Hy-Vee employee has received the award. Customer Service Manager Jean Hantsberger was an award winner last year...(audio clip below  :19 )

Bowers will soon be transitioning to a part-time employee with Cherokee Hy-Vee. 

The Legendary Customer Service Award recipients enter the Hy-Vee Legendary Customer Service Award Hall of Fame, and receive addtional gifts and honors, including a free vacation.