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September 17, 2013

Jon Flora, 58, the president of Fry’s Food and Drug Stores, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Friday, according to a report in the Phoenix Business Journal.

PHOENIX — Jon Flora, 58, the president of Fry’s Food and Drug Stores, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Friday, according to a report in the Phoenix Business Journal

Flora started his career at 15 with Dillon’s in western Kansas. When Dillon’s merged with Kroger in 1983, he was named SVP. 

September 21, 2012

The Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards has named Avella Specialty Pharmacy as the fastest-growing private company based in the state, Avella said.

PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards has named Avella Specialty Pharmacy as the fastest-growing private company based in the state, Avella said.

Avella, formerly known as The Apothecary Shops, received the award from the Phoenix Business Journal. The ACE Awards recognize private companies based on the growth of their business, innovation, community involvement, dedication to employees and leadership accomplishments. The company changed its name to Avella in July.