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Aaron Gilbert Crowned Ohio's Best Bagger
Aaron Gilbert of Bryan, OH, claimed Ohio’s Best Bagger title at the 2012 Ohio Best Bagger Contest yesterday. Grocery baggers from five (5) Ohio companies participated in the contest held at Rays Supermarket in Lima.
Aaron was one of three baggers representing the host company, Chief Super Market, Inc., and he beat 16 other competitors to win the title. The award comes with $1,000 cash and a trip to Las Vegas to compete in the National Best Bagger Contest next February.
In addition to Gilbert, top scores went to Devan Akers from Kroger in Westerville; Angela Nice from Giant Eagle in Heath; Daniel Sikler from Giant Eagle in Stow; and Kain McKinney from Rays Supermarket in Lima. Congratulations to all of you!
Thank you to all the OGA member companies who supported the 2012 Best Bagger Contest!
See the National Grocers Association’s (NGA) Official Training Manual rules for Best Bagger Contest Coordinators.
OGA President & CEO Nate Filler with contest champ Aaron Gilbert (below):
Aaron Gilbert pictured with Chief Supermarket Chairman Eric Hench and President & CEO Stephanie Skylar (below):
Congratulations to the "Top 5" Contestants - all received cash prizes! Besides Aaron Gilbert, top scorers included Devan Akers from Kroger in Westerville; Angela Nice from Giant Eagle in Heath; Daniel Sikler from Giant Eagle in Stow; and Kain McKinney from Rays Supermarket in Lima (below):
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