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LAS VEGAS -- Idaho independent grocer Archie McGregor, President of Archie's IGA in St. Marie's, Idaho, and Dissmore's IGA in Pullman, Washington, has been awarded the 2012 Thomas K. Zaucha Entrepreneurial Excellence Award.
 
First presented in 2009, the award is given each year by Kraft Foods at the annual National Grocers Association (NGA) Show to an independent grocer that exemplifies persistence, vision, and creative entrepreneurship. The award is one of the most prestigious honors awarded to independent grocers.
 
McGregor, a longstanding member of NGA, began his grocery career more than fifty years ago and also is a 25-year member of the Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA) and previously was named IGA International Retailer of the Year.
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