November 01, 2013
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The "Duck Dynasty" crew, winners of the group costume contest at the Jacksonville Store Support Center. From left, Frank Puzzini as Willie, Matthew Laney as Uncle Si, Brian Freeman as Jase and Charlie Derrick as Phil.​

Bi-Lo Holdings associates kept the Halloween spirits high Oct. 31 with costume contests at the Jacksonville and Greenville store support centers.

Costumes ranged from the Duck Dynasty crew to pirates – living and dead; from zombie clowns to Carrie. Associates cheered their support as costumed colleagues showed off their make-up and custom threads. Associates also turned their workspaces into crypts and other frightening places. It was all for fun and prizes, and a team of judges reviewed the entrants.

Individual Costume Contest Winners:

The winner of the individual costume contest at the Jacksonville Store Support Center was Wendi Thompson, with her psychotic butcher costume. Second place went to Chrissy Crowder, for her “dead pirate” costume, and Branden Been won third place for his “Captain Morgan” costume.

The Greenville Support Center individual costume contest winner was Brandy Fulcher, with her “Reggae Rapper” costume; Jayme VanEssen took second place with her “Dracula” costume, and Kerrie Bundrick won third place for her Goblin costume.
The first place winner in the individual costume contest won a $100 BI-LO or Winn-Dixie gift card; second place received a $50 gift card and the third place winner received a $25 gift card.
Group Costume Contest Winners:
The winner of the group costume contest at the Greenville Store Support Center was Larry Duncan and Beth Jefford, for their “email” and “attachment” costumes. In the Jacksonville Store Support Center, the “Duck Dynasty” costume group – Frank Puzzini, Matthew Laney, Brian Freeman and Charlie Derrick. Second place went to the “Southeastern Grocers,” – Diane Andrew, Nancy Robinson, Pooja Gupta, Kay King and Alvin Whaley. The third-place prize was given to the “Bag Ladies” – Christina Smith and April Baker.
First prize won a $200 Winn-Dixie or BI-LO gift card; second place took a $100 Winn-Dixie or BI-LO gift card and the third place team received a $50 Winn-Dixie or BI-LO gift card.
Cubicle Decorating Contest Winners:
At the Greenville Store Support Center, the best-decorated cubicle prize went to maintenance; second prize went to Alice Aiken and Rizbah Cash received the third-place award.
In the Jacksonville Store Support Center, First prize went to Wendi Thompson; second place went to SEGrocers and Julie Castro won third place.
First place received a $100 BI-LO or Winn-Dixie gift card, second place won a $50 Winn-Dixie or BI-LO gift card and the third place winner received a $25 Winn-Dixie or BI-LO gift card.
Jacksonville Store Support center judges: Dawn Byars, Marie Ortiz, Kim Calderwood, Steve Frey,Janice Flowers and Nancy Hopkins. Greenville Store Support Center judges were Moses Lawson, Steve Marquis, Lane Duffy, Katie Abrego and Kelly Chapman.
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Wendi Thompson took first place in the Jacksonville Store Support Center individual costume contest as the "psychotic butcher." Her office, transformed into the butcher's lair, won first in the cubicle decorating contest.
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Jacksonville Store Support Center costume contest second place, Chrissy Crowder, as "dead pirate." Third place contest winner Branden Been as "Captain Morgan."

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Linda Shirley and Rochelle Tucker at the Jacksonville Store Support Center costume contest.
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The "SE Grocers" Contest team. From left, Nancy Robinson as Winn-Dixie, Pooja Gupta as BI-LO, Kay King as Harvey's and Alvin Whaley as Lone Star Funds. Not pictured: Diane Andrew as SweetBay. The group's cubicle area also took second-place honors in the cubicle decorating contest.
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Jacksonville Store Support Center group contest winners, third place, the “Bag Ladies” – Christina Smith and April Baker.
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Baypine costume contest entrants, from left, Daniela Engleman as "Scarecrow Cutie," Janel Plitt as "Zombie Clown," and Corin Oldham as Cleopatra.
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Baypine costume contest entrant Megan Whitaker as "Carrie." She also doubled as "Jason."
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Greenville Store Support Center group costume winners Larry Duncan and Beth Jefford as “email” and “attachment.”
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Greenville Store Support Center individual costume contest winner Brandy Fulcher with her “Reggae Rapper” costume.
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Greenville Store Support Center costume contest second place winner Jayme VanEssen as “Dracula.”
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Greenville Store Support Center Maintenance Team costumes: Tracy Giles, Kerrie Bundrick, Stacy Wood, Lisa Goode, Karmen Poole, Sherry Morton. Bundrick, as "Goblin," won third place in the center's individual costume contest.
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The Greenville Store Support Center Maintenance team created a very spooky corridor in their work area, winning them first place in the cubicle decorating contest.
Halloween M.jpgGreenville Store Support Center cubicle decorating contest second-place winner Alice Aiken.
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Rizbah Cash won third place in the Greenville Store Support Center's cublic decorating contest.
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Julie Castro won third place in the cubicle decorating contest at the Jacksonville Store Support Center.
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Associates dug this cubicle decorating job at the Astor center in Jacksonville.
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Wendi Thompson wowed judges with her redecorated office (above and below), winning her first place in the cubicle decorating contest at the Jacksonville Store Support Center.
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