October 2015
Co-op Matters

In the News at AFC

Leslie Retires from Cherokee Co-op

General Manager Larry Leslie, right, recently retired after 35 years at Cherokee Farmers Co-op. Along with gifts and accolades from many admirers, Larry received a plaque for his service presented to him by the incoming General Manager Andrew Dempsey.



Salcido Awarded All Star of the Year

  Susana Salcido is presented with the 2015 All Star of the Year Award by AFC President and CEO Rivers Myres.

Once a quarter, an AFC panel selects an All-Star award winner from nominations provided by Co-op store managers and personnel for that period. Once a year, the All-Star of the Year is selected from among the quarterly winners.

This year the All Star of the Year Award was presented by AFC President Rivers Myres, right, to Susana Salcido, HR/Tax Administrator.

Susana was nominated by Jay L. Moorer, Bonnie Plants station manager. Here is what he wrote:

I would like to nominate Susana Salcido for the 2015 All Star Award. Susana has given assistance in many areas of the AFC Divisions. She always has a willingness to help and to find out information to help you accomplish your job at-hand. Susana spent hours working with my H2A workers, a lot of days past 5. She also helped me with translating when I had employee issues. This kind of attitude would be welcome on any team, I’m glad to have her on ours. And for these reasons, and many others, I would again like to state my nomination for the 2015 All Star Award to Susana Salcido.