Local Hy-Vee Employee Receives Prestigious Award

One area Hy-Vee employee received a special recognition Thursday.Saira Flores, an 8-year employee of the Hy-Vee distribution center in Cherokee, IA was honored with the 2014 Hy-Vee Legendary Customer Service Award.Of the more than 70-thousand Hy-Vee employees, only 10 receive this award each year for going above and beyond to help customers.As one of this year's winners, Flores will enter the Hy-Vee Legendary Customer Service Hall of Fame.She says she's just happy to help customers."Hy-Vee is my number one. Love working with my co-workers. People helping people out that's like my number one thing," said Flores. In addition to the Hall of Fame, Flores will also receive a cash award and an assortment of other prizes.