Rite Aid’s Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest winners announced

Rhode Island Pharmacy Technician and Virginia Customer Each Win $2,500 Rite Aid Gift Card in Customer Service Sweeps

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid is proud to announce the two winners of this year’s Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest. Amanda Bourque, a Rite Aid pharmacy technician from Coventry, Rhode Island and JoAnn Lankford, a loyal Rite Aid customer from Providence Forge, Virginia were selected at random from more than 13,000 unique entries. Established in 2003, the contest was designed to honor Rite Aid pharmacy associates for their commitment to providing outstanding customer care and service.

During American Pharmacist Month in October, Rite Aid customers had the opportunity to submit mail-in and online ballots nominating their favorite pharmacy team member. The names of one customer and one pharmacy team member were each randomly drawn to receive $2,500 in Rite Aid gift cards. Every nominated Rite Aid pharmacy team member was acknowledged with an official pin and a letter of commendation from CEO of Rite Aid Stores and President of Rite Aid Corporation Ken Martindale and Executive Vice President of Pharmacy Jocelyn Konrad.

“As one of the most highly valued and trusted professionals in the industry, I am proud of the year-round commitment and effort our entire pharmacy teams display in order to help our customers lead healthier lives,” said Konrad. “I’d like to congratulate our two winners and each nominated pharmacy team member for continuing to deliver excellent customer care and service to those in the communities we serve.”

Amanda Bourque, Rite Aid’s winning Pharmacy Team Member, has been a pharmacy technician for more than five years at the store in Coventry, Rhode Island. Bourque is known for her friendliness and eagerness to consistently help customers while making them feel welcome.

“Starting her career with Rite Aid as a cashier, Amanda has continued to grow as an associate and pharmacy professional,” said Diane Kuriscak, Rite Aid pharmacy district manager. “Amanda is a valuable member of our pharmacy team, who is dedicated to providing caring moments of service to our customers and I’m so happy her hard work and strong work ethic has not gone unrecognized.”

Rite Aid’s winning customer is JoAnn Lankford of Providence Forge, Virginia. She participated in the program by nominating a pharmacy technician at her local store.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2016 annual revenues of $30.7 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

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Rite Aid brings back its Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest to celebrate American Pharmacist Month

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid is once again bringing back its nationwide annual Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest to celebrate American Pharmacist Month. Through the contest, Rite Aid customers have a chance to win $2,500 in Rite Aid gift cards by nominating a favorite member of their Rite Aid pharmacy team. Now in its twelfth year, the contest was designed to recognize Rite Aid pharmacy associates including pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy managers, pharmacy cashiers and Wellness Ambassadors, for their commitment to providing excellent customer service.

“American Pharmacist Month is the perfect time to celebrate the year-round efforts of our pharmacy teams as they continue to delivery excellent customer service and help our patients lead healthier lives,” said Tammy Royer, Rite Aid senior vice president of pharmacy operations. “We are so proud of our pharmacy team, and this program is a great way for Rite Aid and our patients to honor and recognize those who are making a difference in the communities we serve every day.”

From now through Oct. 31, customers can vote for their favorite pharmacy team member by completing a mail-in nomination form available at any Rite Aid pharmacy or online at www.riteaid.com/vote. Customers who vote will automatically be entered into a random drawing to win $2,500 in Rite Aid gift cards. One nominated pharmacy team member also will win $2,500 in Rite Aid gift cards through a random drawing. For complete details and official rules, go to any Rite Aid store or visit www.riteaid.com/vote.

All nominated Rite Aid pharmacy team members will be recognized by Rite Aid with a Favorite Pharmacy Team Member lapel pin and a letter of commendation from Rite Aid’s Chairman and CEO John Standley and Executive Vice President of Pharmacy Jocelyn Konrad.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2015 annual revenues of $26.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

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Rite Aid kicks off American Pharmacists Month with Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest with new video voting feature

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-10-2— /EPR Retail News/ —  To kick off American Pharmacists Month, Rite Aid is bringing back its nationwide Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contestwith a new video voting feature. Through the contest, Rite Aid customers have a chance to win $2,500 in Rite Aid gift cards by nominating a favorite member of their Rite Aid pharmacy team. The contest, now in its eleventh year, was designed to recognize Rite Aid pharmacy associates including pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy cashiers and Wellness Ambassadors, for their commitment to providing excellent customer service.

“American Pharmacist Month is the perfect time to honor the Rite Aid pharmacy teams for their year-round commitment to providing excellent patient care,” said Dan Miller, Rite Aid senior vice president of pharmacy operations. “Every day, they are making a difference in the lives of their customers and the communities we serve. This program is just one small way we can thank them for their hard work and dedication towards improving the health and wellbeing of our customers.”

From now through Oct. 31, in addition to uploading a video nomination at www.riteaid.com/vote, customers can vote for their favorite pharmacy team member by completing a mail-in nomination form available at any Rite Aid pharmacy or online at www.riteaid.com/vote. Customers who vote will automatically be entered into a random drawing to win $2,500 in Rite Aid gift cards. One nominated pharmacy team member also will win $2,500 in Rite Aid gift cards through a random drawing. For complete details and official rules, go to any Rite Aid store or visit www.riteaid.com/vote.

All “favorite” Rite Aid pharmacy team members will be recognized by Rite Aid with a Favorite Pharmacy Team Member lapel pin and a letter of commendation from Rite Aid’s Chairman and CEO John Standley.

Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2014 annual revenues of $25.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

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Media: Kristin Kellum 717-975-5713