Bill was a pivotal figure in the history of Bloomingfoods, devoting many years of service to our co-op in a wide variety of positions. After Bill passed away in a motorcycle accident in 1998, we established this award “…to honor and keep in our minds the contributions of Bill Krejci and to reward those who continue his life’s work by benefiting the goals of Bloomington Cooperative Services.”

Past recipients are:

  • 1999 – Eric Mitter, Pete Kinne

  • 2000 – Susan Bright

  • 2001 – David LoCasio

  • 2002 – Dave Gutknecht

  • 2003 – Meg Hurley

  • 2004 – Meg Torrence

  • 2005 – Marion Krefeldt

  • 2006 – Joe Davis, Sharlee Davis

  • 2007 – Dale and Lee Jones

  • 2008 – Bobbi Boos, Dean Decker

  • 2009 – Libby Yarnelle

  • 2010 – Amy Countryman

  • 2011 – George Huntington

  • 2012 – Bob Flynn, Carol Bridges

  • 2013 – Debbie Trocha

  • 2014 – Kai Bookwalter

  • 2016 – Dean Decker

  • 2017 – Wade van Orman

  • 2018 – Caroline Beebe

Bill Krejci

Bill Krejci

The Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for the 2019 annual Bill Krejci Memorial Award. In addition to being recognized on plaques in our stores alongside the generous people honored in previous years, the award comes with a $150 donation to a charity chosen by the awardee, and a $100 gift. The award will be given at the Annual Meeting to be held on October 10.

If you would like to nominate an individual for the award, please pick up a form in either of our stores or fill out the online form below. Completed nominations should be returned to Bloomingfoods no later than September 20, 2019.

Nominee's Name *
Nominee's Name
Nominee's Phone # (if known)
Nominee's Phone # (if known)
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Nominator's Phone Number
Nominator's Phone Number

Questions? Email taylor@bloomingfoods.coop or call 812-339-4442.