A family affair
Owner Russ Raybould (in the wheelchair) and his wife Anita listen as daughter Jane Raybould (in red) talks during the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the chain’s original store in Lincoln, Neb. Jane Raybould is director of building and equipment and a member of the executive committee.
Russ Raybould (in wheelchair) holds proclamation from Lincoln mayor declared May “Russ’s Market Month.” He is flanked by daughter Jane Raybould (in red); wife Anita (in blue) and son Pat Raybould, president of the company.
Actual ribbon-cutting at the original Russ’s Market included (from left) Dave McCleery, store director of one of the chain’s stores; Don Bruce, retired meat manager; Jeff Leon, assistant store director at one location; Bob Voss, smokehouse manager for the company; Russ Raybould (in wheelchair), wife Anita, daughter Jane and son Pat Raybould.
Chris Piper (in foreground), a Russ’s store manager, helps dispense food at a customer appreciation lunch.
Dishing it out
The customer appreciation luncheon (left to right) features Scott Ruth, district manager, in white apron; two store associates; Chris Piper, store manager (in blue) and Tom Schulte, VP, operations.
Mr. Peanut and the Nutcatcher with two Russ’s employees.
B&R Stores is No. 43 on SN’s 2014 Top 50 Small Chains and Independents.
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