Senior Coordinator – Tina Anderson
715-839-5272 / firstname.lastname@example.org
October was National Co-op Month. The theme for 2017 was “Co-op’s Commit”. This theme holds true for us as we remain committed to our Members as well as the community.
Mega! CO-OP took part in this celebration with a Community Giving promotion, Weekly drawings for Travel Mugs & Free Beverage, Car Wash Vouchers, Car Care Packages and $25 Gas Gift Cards (one winner each week at 30 locations!), as well as three Grand Prize drawings for a $500 Gas Gift Card, Travel Mug & Free Beverage for a Year, and One Free Car Wash per Month for a Year. In addition, we circulated Member Only Emails that included coupons.
Our convenience stores even had fun during this event. Team Members showed off their Co-op spirit by putting up creative displays. A panel of judges had the honor, but tough job, of voting for the top three displays. These winners are:
- 1st Place – Mega! Holiday 3718 / 2230 Birch St, Eau Claire
- 3rd Place – Mega! Holiday 3742 / 600 Bridge St, Cornell
- 2nd Place – Mega! Holiday 3716 / 501 N. Bridge St, Chippewa Falls
Thank you to all our Members that participated in CO-OP Month!
CEO – Mike Buck
In November, our Mega! CO-OP Team celebrated the many achievements our store teams had throughout last year. Specifically, we celebrated their accomplishments with a dinner and awards ceremony where we recognized the winning stores and team members with a plaque and/or trophy in each of the following categories:
- Highest Increase in Sales – Cornell Mega! CO-OP Holiday
- Best “Secret Shops” Scores – Stanley Travel Stop
- Highest Decrease in Team Member Turnover – Gateway Dr, Eau Claire, Mega! CO-OP Holiday
- Mentor Award – General Manager Mitch Hell of the Melby St, Eau Claire, Mega! CO-OP Holiday/Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop
Mitch has coached and mentored several of our managers over the last year. He is an outstanding role model for our team members and peers.
- Store AND Manager of the Year awards were both awarded to Store Manager Ann Mattison of the Altoona Mega! Holiday.
Ann and her team make our Altoona store a Great Place to work, shop and belong! They exceeded expectations throughout the year in store conditions, team spirit, and financial performance.
We are very proud of each winning store, manager, and team member for working so hard to earn this recognition and award. The next time you stop by one of the winning stores, make sure you tell them CONGRATULATIONS!
As part of Co-op Month, Mega! CO-OP designated a worthy organization each week of October to donate $1.00 from every car wash sold during that week. Over $2,600 was donated to these organizations:
We’re looking forward to Co-op Month next year!
CONVENIENCE STORE NEWS
It was a busy Fall for your Mega! CO-OP Operations group. We recently remodeled the Mega! Holiday Birch St. and Water St. locations in Eau Claire. Both stores were expanded and received new drink bars that offer our outstanding coffee and cappuccino and now have F’real shakes and smoothies. Both locations were refitted with island sandwich cases to expand our produce and sandwich lines. Outside we updated the look to a sleek stucco appearance with blue rod lighting accent, newly repaved lots, and replaced the gas pumps with new units that will be ready for a more secure credit card system.
We also upgraded the Mega! CO-OP Holiday on Texaco Drive (Hwy 312 and I-94) in Eau Claire with new blacktop on the semi-truck parking lot, replaced the gas pumps, added a new dog park for our four-legged friends, and now have a great selection of Wisconsin cheeses and locally-made meat snacks.
If you are out and about, stop by to see the changes that have taken place. We’re sure you will be pleased with the outcome!
MEGA! CO-OP NOW OPERATES AN ERBERT AND GERBERT’S SANDWICH SHOP!
On December 16th, we opened an Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop at our Melby St. location at 1433 Commercial Boulevard off Hwy 53 in Chippewa Falls. Our Erbert and Gerbert’s Leadership Team, consisting of Suzy Chopper, Amie Powell, and Mitch Hell, completed a comprehensive training course with Erbert and Gerbert’s.
The Leadership Team, as well as their amazing Team Members, are ready to serve you! We offer in-store dining, drive-thru, delivery, online ordering (delivery or pick-up), and catering daily 10am-10pm. See the menu and order online today!
TEAM MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
District Manager – Jeremy Dickinson
Jeremy has been in various roles with Mega! CO-OP since he joined our team in March 2014. He started at Mega! East grocery store and worked his way to Assistant Store Director. In early 2016, he transitioned to the Training Specialist role for our convenience stores to develop training programs for Manager Trainees and Certified Assistant Store Managers.
Jeremy continued to be eager to learn more about our stores as he spent four months as a Store Manager. His hard work and dedication earned him his most recent promotion to a District Manager, placing him in charge of 8 of our 33 convenience stores.
If he looks familiar it could be because you have seen him out and about in our stores or from one of his video posts on Facebook. Next time you see Jeremy make sure to say “Hi” and congratulate him on becoming a District Manager!
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN WORKING FOR A GREAT COMPANY OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS?
Go to megacoop.com and click on “Careers” at the bottom of the page to apply online. If you would like to follow the career opportunities available at Mega! CO-OP, please “like” our Facebook page today!
MEGA! CO-OP MEMBERSHIP CARDS
Don’t forget to continue to use your Mega! CO-OP membership card! Scan your card at any Mega! CO-OP Holiday or Travel Stop on ALL – even small non-fuel purchases – so they can be recorded.
Your recorded purchases accumulate towards meeting the $500 membership spending requirement per fiscal year to keep your membership active. (The fiscal year begins on the last Sunday of September in each year and ends on the last Saturday of September of the next year.)
Remember to keep your address, email, and phone number current too!
HOW CAN I UPDATE INFORMATION OR REQUEST AN ADDITONAL / REPLACEMENT CO-OP MEMBERSHIP CARD?
If you need to update information or request cards, you can do so in any of these ways:
On-Site: Go to any Mega! Holiday or Travel Stop location and complete a form.
Online: Go to www.megacoop.com, click on the “Member Information” tab at the top, and then select “Member Information Update.”
Email: Email your request to email@example.com. Remember to include your name, address, phone number, and current CO-OP card number, if applicable.
Feel free to contact Member Services with any questions or concerns related to your CO-OP membership or cards.
Thank You for Your Continued Patronage as a Valued Mega! CO-OP Member!