November 01, 2013
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From left:  Winn-Dixie store No. 221 Service Area Manager Perla Corrales, Store Director Dio Rodriquez and store No. 259 Assistant Store Director Freddie Gerry.​

Winn-Dixie store No. 221 in West Palm Beach, Fla. was recently refreshed with expanded departments and new offerings, and Store Director Dio Rodriquez got an opportunity to show it off and meet customers Oct. 12.

Rodriguez was front and center during a Meet the Manager event to celebrate the store’s many enhancements.

As shoppers entered the store, Rodriquez introduced himself and informed customers about the additions to the store, all while handing out Winn-Dixie branded giveaways. Throughout the course of event, Dio took the time to get to know his neighbors and was thrilled to share in their excitement as they shared their praise of the new West Palm Beach Winn-Dixie store.

“It was great to meet so many customers and reassure them that they can count on me and my staff to provide the best shopping experience possible,” said Rodriquez. “Just as we are excited about the great additions, we also understand the importance of building our relationship with the community, so we were happy to have our Meet the Manger event.”

Along with the giveaways, customers enjoyed sampling stations around the store, including a variety of tasty chicken wings, cheese quesadillas, desserts and fresh-baked bread.

Rodriquez said the smiles and praise from customers as they left the store was a sign that he and his team had made a good impression.

“Our customers were very receptive of the event and they appreciated that our managers were building a connection with them,” he said. “We are excited to move forward and work with the community to be a neighbor our neighbors can count on.”

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