Austin Hy-Vee employee receives ‘legendary award for customer service’

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(ABC 6 News) – Friday morning, a Hy-Vee employee in Austin was awarded the Legendary Customer Service Award at a surprise announcement inside the store.

Brian Wahlstrom, the award recipient, was one of 15 employees recognized out of the more than 85,000 nominees.

Wahlstrom was surrounded by family, friends and colleagues at the announcement.

He was nominated multiple times over the years for his exceptional attention to detail and service to customers.

For winning, he was awarded a $5,000 voucher to go on a vacation.