TWO County Wicklow-based Gala convenience stores have been honoured at the recent 2012 Gala Annual Conference and B.E.S.T Awards.
Representatives from McDonald's Gala, Bray and Candy's Gala, Carnew attended the function in Kilkenny where they both received the Gala Silver standard following a comprehensive and independent assessment process under the Gala Business Excellence Standards Tool programme. Candy's Gala received further accolades on the night and was presented with an award for Excellence in their Baker's Corner Offering. Alastair McDonald, Proprietor of McDonald's Gala, expressed his delight at the achievement. ' We would like to take this opportunity to personally thank all of our staff .. they are at the core of this store's success.'
Manager of Candy's Gala, Carnew Michael Kelly also expressed his pride at having clocked up two awards.
' To be recognised as a Gala B.E.S.T award winner is a tremendous achievement for our store.'
'We are so proud to have also received the Baker's Corner Award as all of our staff work tirelessly to deliver a top quality product to the local community,' he said.