LONDON, Ky. -- The Kentucky Grocers and Convenience Store Association has named George W. Griffin, chairman emeritus of Laurel Grocery Co., as the first inductee into the Kentucky Grocers Hall of Fame. In the ceremony, which took place here earlier this month, Griffin attributed the company's success to the wholesaler's employees. Griffin had been with Laurel, based here, since 1950 and had been president for 34 years before retiring in 1997. "Working side by side with George Griffin over ...

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