More than 190 ShopRite associates, who embody Inserra Supermarkets’ 59-year commitment to customer service, quality excellence and community, were recently honored for a combined 2,835 years of distinguished service. Each of the honorees, who are employed at the Mahwah, N.J.-based company’s 22 stores throughout New Jersey and New York, were recently recognized for their milestone anniversaries, ranging from 5 to 50 years of service.
“Our associates are the backbone of Inserra Supermarkets. They are the ones on the front lines, in the stock rooms, at the registers and on the floor, who are taking care of our customers each and every day,” said Lawrence Inserra, Jr., president and CEO. “These outstanding men and women are the secret to our past, current and future success. I applaud them for making it all happen, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.”
Bayonne’s Maria I. Jancula was honored for 15 years; Hoboken’s Mario Percontino for 25 years; Jersey City’s Patrick J. Heaton and Rebecca Rodriguez for 5 years, Aurora Roundtree for 10 years, Amaala J. Perez for 15 years; Kearny’s Cesar A. Arevalo for 5 years; North Bergen’s Migdalia Martinez for 5 years, Ronald G. Skokandich for 15 years; Union City’s Jerry Rodriguez for 10 years; Weehawken’s Carlos O. Alfaro for 15 years; West New York’s Jorge Carranza for 5 years, Maria A. Posas for 10 years.
Established in 1954 by Patsy Inserra as a privately held business, Inserra Supermarkets remains true to its roots as a family-owned grocery chain committed to serving the communities in which its stores are located.
Today, the company owns and operates ShopRite supermarkets in Bayonne, Columbia Park, Emerson, Fair Lawn, Hackensack, Hillsdale, Hoboken, Jersey City, Lodi, Lyndhurst, New Milford, Northvale, Palisades Park, Passaic, Ramsey, Wayne and West Milford in New Jersey and in Rockland County, N.Y., in Garnerville, New City, Stony Point, Tallman and West Nyack. Inserra Supermarkets provides full- and part-time positions to more than 4,000 associates.