Food Lion to Receive Military Award

Food Lion here said Thursday it has been awarded the 2010 Employer Support Freedom Award by the Department of Defense in recognition of the chain’s support of employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion here said Thursday it has been awarded the 2010 Employer Support Freedom Award by the Department of Defense in recognition of the chain’s support of employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

“Food Lion is proud to support its military associates who serve as members of the Guard and Reserve to protect the freedom we enjoy everyday,” said Eric Watson, vice president of diversity and inclusion, at Food Lion’s parent company,