Tidal Creek Co-op 30th Anniversary History Exhibit
Tidal Creek Co-op celebrates its 30th Anniversary in 2012, having incorporated as a cooperative in July, 1982. Staff and owners are collaborating with the nationally recognized UNC-W Public History Department, to research and document the rich history of Tidal Creek Co-op in the Wilmington community and surrounding area. This year-long project will conclude in April 2012 with a historical exhibit, and the really fun part is that your store will become the museum! A Tidal Creek Advisory Team will guide UNC-W students in creating a functional and interactive exhibit to display on Co-op walls and down store aisles. If you are interested in serving on the Advisory Team or might share your talents and skills assisting in fabrication of the exhibit, please contact Christina McKenzie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Security Cameras Protecting Your Investment
Many of you may have noticed the addition of security cameras in your store. Unfortunately, a heightened level of product loss has necessitated this change. The cameras will serve to assist managers in their ability to control loss, thus decreasing costs and improving prices. They will also serve to enhance the safety and security of staff and customers, and enable us to better protect the investment of Tidal Creek owners.
New Peanut Butter Machine
We have a new peanut butter machine in your Bulk Foods department! Many of you have suffered along with our former machine for a long time now, and we appreciate your patience as we’ve explored options for improvements. The new machine is supplied by the distributor of our peanuts, and is designed to grind the nuts with exceptional quality. The former machine will be used to experiment with new creations, adding to our bulk pre-packaged category. Look for some new, freshly-ground bulk products coming soon!
Co-op Owner Store Tours
Are you a new owner of Tidal Creek Co-op? Maybe you have been an owner for a while but want to learn more about co-ops and the benefits of Tidal Creek Ownership. Regardless of how long you’ve been a vested owner, you’re invited to join in sharing information as we kick off Co-op Owner Store Tours. We will gather on the last Wednesday of every month to discuss an overview of the cooperative business model, learn how to utilize the many benefits of Tidal Creek ownership, and tour the store for tips on how to shop and save at Tidal Creek. See the Events listing for more information, and please join us as we share ideas on how to “shop it like you own it!”