Kurt Walsh

Kurt Walsh

First Position: Grocery Bagger, Sobeys #590, Long Pond, NL
Current Position: Lead Hand, Lawtons #80, Mount Pearl, NL

What do you remember most about your first day on the job?

The excitement of starting a new job. I started out bagging groceries.

What is the best part of working at Sobeys?

I've met some great people over the years. In some ways they're closer than family.

What is your proudest moment as a Sobeys employee?

When I was promoted to assistant manager, and getting my 25-year pin for something that started out as a summer job.

What is your favourite memory from the past 25 years?

Delivering supplies for Christmas hampers for charitable organizations.

What advice would you give to a new Sobeys employee?

Do every task to the best of your ability.

Who do you most admire?

My great-great-grandfather for having the courage to leave his family, friends and home to come to Canada.

My Sobeys is...

...a place I will always remember.