Eddie Bucknor (second from proper) is one of this year’s winners of the Hy-Vee Famous Customer Provider Award.


Matt Olberding



For the next calendar year in a row, an worker of a Lincoln Hy-Vee has received the firm’s top award.

Eddie Bucknor, a buyer treatment manager at the Williamsburg Hy-Vee retailer around 40th Road and Previous Cheney Street, was one of 11 companywide recipients of the 2021 Hy-Vee Legendary Client Company Award, which rewards employees who “go earlier mentioned and further than each and every day to assist customers and offer them with exemplary service.”

Hy-Vee has far more than 86,000 staff members in its 8-state location, and countless numbers are nominated for the award every year.


Lincoln Hy-Vee worker receives top rated firm award

Bucknor is only the fifth Lincoln employee to get the award, which has been close to given that 2006. A few of all those employees have appear from the Williamsburg retailer, like Phil Savidge, who is now the supervisor of the retail store.

“Clients are under no circumstances a stranger to Eddie,” Savidge mentioned. “He life and breathes consumer services every working day.”

He said that when Bucknor greets and speaks to consumers in the keep, “you can hear the excitement and authentic care in his voice.”


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“We are blessed to have him on our workforce,” Savidge said.

Bucknor, who has been at the store for 25 several years, appeared shocked that he experienced received the award, which is saved a magic formula from the workforce who obtain it.

“I just want to say how grateful I am,” he claimed.