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As an owner of Valley Natural Foods, you are invited to attend the October 6, 2014 Annual Owners Meeting. You are also eligible to vote for the next board directors to serve the co-op. There are currently four open positions and your feedback is wanted as we face future growth. Please access our secure and anonymous ballot and survey here.

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2014 Annual Owners Meeting

Monday, October 6, 2014
5:30 – 8:30pm
Rosemount Community Center
13885 South Robert Trail
Rosemount, MN 55068

Agenda:

  • 5:30-6:30 p.m. registration, dinner and social
  • 6:30-8:00 p.m. conversation with board
    • keynote speaker: Reginaldo (Regi) Haslett-Marroquin, chief operating officer at Mainstreet Project
    • farm partner panel
  • 8-8:30 p.m. wrap-up and closing remarks

Dinner: bowl of chili (vegetarian or meat option available) with fixings, cornbread with honey butter or Down in the Valley Bakehouse gluten-free dinner rolls and a variety of local cheese. Dessert (gluten-free option provided) and beverages (coffee, tea, water and lemonade) included.

* You have the option of attending the meeting with or without dinner. The meeting is free. There’s a $5 registration fee to hold your spot for dinner. To offset your dinner expense, a $5 off coupon (good for use with any purchase of $5 or more at Valley Natural Foods) will be provided at the meeting.

Register in the way most convenient to you by close of day, Saturday, October 4.

  • Call 952-891-1212, ext. 221
  • Email membership@valleynaturalfoods.com
  • Register here: LINK TO REGISTRATION PAGE
  • Stop by the customer service desk at Valley Natural Foods

New Patronage Refund Process at Registers

Thanks to our new POS system, patronage refunds will be available at the registers from October 7, 2014 until March 31, 2015. To use your patronage refund, simply provide your owner number along with a valid ID upon checkout and the amount of your refund will be applied to your purchase. If you would like to receive a cash refund, please go to the customer service desk.

Ballot and Survey

Responsibilities of Directors
As an owner in the co-op, you have the right to vote for the candidate you think best suited to assist in our mission of a healthy community. The Valley Natural Foods Board of Directors is responsible for setting long-range goals and ensuring plans for the future; ensuring sound management of the co-op’s resources; and acting as trustees on behalf of the owners.

Voting & Survey Instructions
As an owner in the co-op, you have the right to vote for the candidate you think best suited to assist in our mission of a healthy community. The Valley Natural Foods Board of Directors is responsible for setting long-range goals and ensuring plans for the future; ensuring sound management of the co-op’s resources; and acting as trustees on behalf of the owners.

  1. Enter your owner number (one vote per owner number regardless of the number of people in your household who use this number).
  2. Vote for FOUR candidates. There are five candidates and four open positions.
  3. Respond to the survey questions

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All owners who vote are eligible for an upgraded discount in November (from 5% to 10%). The one-time discount is good November 1-30, 2014.

Four newly-elected board members will be announced at the annual Owners Meeting on October 6.