Gold Stars

We’re humbled and honored when we’re given kudos, both locally and nationally. We especially love the local accolades and love giving back!

  • The first IGA Plus store on the West Coast
  • Multiple year winner of IGA 5 Star Status
  • 1994 International Retailer of the Year, by IGA
  • 1995 Outstanding Operator Honor Roll, by Progressive Grocers
  • 1996 Deli Merchandiser of the Year, by IGA
  • 1999 Business of the Year, by Bend Chamber of Commerce
  • 1999 Outstanding Operator Honor Roll, by Progressive Grocers
  • 1999 Oregon Quality and Excellence Award
  • 2000 Rudy Dory wins Volunteer Citizen’s Award, by the United Way
  • 2005 Bronze Award for local radio campaign and magazine ads, by AdFed of Central Oregon
  • 2006 Bronze Award for local radio campaign, by AdFed of Central Oregon
  • 2006 Bronze Award for 30th Anniversary insert, by AdFed of Central Oregon
  • 2007 Technology Excellence Award, by Supermarket News
  • 2007 Gold Award for great design of light pole banners, by AdFed of Central Oregon
  • 2008 Creative Choice Award for Friday 13th Advertising and Promotion, by National Grocer’s Association
  • 2008 Creative Choice Award for BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) Advertising and Promotion, by National Grocer’s Association
  • 2008 Winner of the Bend Arts and Beautification Award for their storefront mural
  • 2009 Bronze Award for What the Duck print ad, Customer Appreciation Sale print ad, and Customer Campaign signage, by AdFed of Central Oregon
  • 2010 Top 50 Retailers in the US, by The Gourmet Retailer
  • 2010 Bronze Award for FoodeFlash Card Promotion and Display, by AdFed of Central Oregon
  • 2011 Silver Award for Friday 13th TV Ad, by AdFed of Central Oregon
  • 2012 Numerous industry recognitions for deli and produce remodel
  • 2012 “Independent Innovator: Newport Avenue Market Sharpens Competitive Edge,” by Supermarket News
  • 2013 First Boar’s Head Deli of Distinction west of the Mississippi, 13th in the country
  • 2012 Oregon Recyclers of the Year, by Oregon Refuse & Recycling Association
  • 2012 Debbie Dory wins Top 100 Women in Grocery, by Progressive Grocer
  • 2013 Rudy & Debbie Dory honored as Citizens of the Year, by Bend Chamber
  • 2013 Recipient of the “People Love Us on Yelp” Award, by yelp.com
  • 2013 Debbie Dory recognized as Woman of the Year, by Women Grocers of America
  • 2014 Overall Outstanding Operator, Single-store, by Progressive Grocer
  • 2014 Large Business of the Year Award, by Bend Chamber of Commerce
  • 2014 Overall Outstanding Operator, Single-Store, by Progressive Grocer
  • 2014 Lauren Johnson wins Top Women in Grocery Senior-Level Executives, by Progressive Grocer
  • 2014 Best Grocery Store in Central Oregon for 16 years in a row, as voted in The Source Weekly’s annual community poll
  • 2015 Recipient of the Ben Schwartz Retail Grocery Visionary Award, by Unified Grocers
  • 2015 Best Grocery Store in Central Oregon for 17 years in a row, as voted in The Source Weekly’s annual community poll
  • 2015 Became an Employee Owned Company!
  • 2015 Go Golf raised $150,000 over the last three years for feeding hungry people in our community