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Powell’s Supermarket’s 70th Anniversary

Although the founder of Powell’s Supermarket grew up in very challenging conditions during the depression, Herbert J. Powell was, by nature, an incredibly hard worker and a keen entrepreneur just like his father before him. “My grandfather, who was also named Herbert, was a merchant mariner,” Dave Powell explains, President and CEO of Powell’s Supermarkets. “He sailed the world but the months he was home he would raise pigs, had a dairy cow and became the local guy for smoking hams, fish and so on. And the family participated in all those ventures, so that’s where my father got it from.”

Meet Lauren Tucker - Our 2020 Wish Child!

Meet sweet 6-year-old Lauren Tucker of Bay Roberts who will receive her Wish from Make A Wish Canada and Powell's Supermarket!

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