By: Cathy Polley, RPh, Vice President, Health & Wellness, FMI & Executive Director, FMI Foundation
2014 FMI Gold Plate Award Winners

With the nomination deadline for 2015 Gold Plate Awards on the horizon (July 31), we think it’s a great time to share learnings from some of our past Gold Plate Award winners.

Ellie Wilson of Price Chopper, Amanda Fischer of Wakefern (Village Super Markets, ShopRite), Shelly Carroll of Publix and Emily Stimac of First Alternative Co-op each weighed in on how they’re winning with family meals programs. Check out this month’s FMI Family Meals feature article, Past Gold Plate Award Winners Share Well-Earned Wisdom, on

Gold Plate Award LogoIt’s our hope that these stories will inspire you to nominate your company’s unique approach to family meal promotions for a 2015 Gold Plate Award. Nominating your company is as simple as completing this short form and submitting it to the FMI Foundation at

We’ll invite the 2015 winners to Washington, DC this September to be honored on Capitol Hill during a special National Family Meals Month™ reception.  We hope to count you among the attendees!