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Mayflower Provisions' Numan Karim places 3rd in NECSEMA Operator of the Year competition
Karim, a District Manager with VERC Enterprises and General Manager of Mayflower Provisions at 164 South Street in Plymouth was among those honored at NECSEMA's annual convention and awards banquet on March 20th at the DCU Center in Worcester.
The awards program is designed to recognize outstanding individuals who set the standard of excellence for the convenience store industry throughout New England.
"The NECSEMA awards honor the best of the best in our industry," said Jim Fitzgerald, President of VERC Enterprises. "We are delighted, but certainly not surprised, that Numan has been recognized for his dedication and outstanding work."
About VERC Enterprises
VERC Enterprises is the region's leading, independent chain of convenience stores and gasoline stations, with locations throughout Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The company began 50 years ago with a single car wash in Marshfield, in a business founded by Eugene Vercollone. Today, Jim Fitzgerald serves as President of the company and two of Mr. Vercollone's sons, Leo and Paul, are CEO and Senior Vice President, respectively. The firm has more than 350 employees and is a leader in hiring those with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. In 2011 VERC Enterprises was recognized by the Boston Business Journal as a Best Place to Work in Massachusetts and as a Leader in Diversity and in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2016 by the Boston Globe as a Best Place to Work in Massachusetts. In 2017, VERC was named Employer of the Year by both the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind and The ARC of Greater Plymouth. For additional information, please visit the website, www.vercenterprises.com, or call 781-934-7300.
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PHOTO: (Back row, left to right) Barry Ahern, VERC Enterprises VP of Operations; Jim Fitzgerald, VERC President; Leo Vercollone, VERC CEO (Front row, left to right)
Anna Bettencourt, VERC Category Specialist; Numan Karim, Manager of Mayflower Provisions; Courtney Buckley, VERC Manager of Training & Development;