Women Grocers of America Honors Two

The Women Grocers of America here has named the winners of its Woman of the Year Award and its Lifetime Achievement Award. The Woman of the Year Award which recognizes a woman whose leadership has contributed to the success of her company will go to Kathy Sweidel-Caton, vice president, customer services, with Gerland's Food Fair, Houston; and the Lifetime Achievement Award which recognizes

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Women Grocers of America here has named the winners of its Woman of the Year Award and its Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Woman of the Year Award — which recognizes a woman whose leadership has contributed to the success of her company — will go to Kathy Sweidel-Caton, vice president, customer services, with Gerland's Food Fair, Houston; and the Lifetime Achievement Award — which recognizes a woman whose loyalty and career have had a profound impact on the industry — will go to Mildred Stewart, a corporate accountant who has worked for Affiliated Foods Midwest, Norfolk, Neb., and its predecessor company, General Wholesale, since August 1942.

The awards will be presented during a general session at the National Grocers Association's annual convention in Las Vegas on Feb. 11.