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The Chronicle of Rivne consumers society turns 80 years!

On the 20th of December the cooperators of Rivne marked 80 years since the date of the first Union of consumer societies foundation.

The cooperators of Rivne welcomed the guests: First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Ukrcoopspilka, Chairman of the Central Committee of Trade Union Volodymyr Levytsky, Rector of Lviv University of Trade and Economics Petro Kutsyk, partners — the representatives of the holding company «Afina-group» CEO of a group of companies Serhii Zaikov, Director of the Company «CoopTorhService» Iuliia Andriienko and Director of Rivne Branch of the Company Iryna Kot.

The members of consumer Union were full of elation and excitement, they came from all over the Region to gather in the cooperative restaurant «Sport».

Petro Barash, the Honored Worker of Services Sphere in Ukraine, Chairman of the Board at Rivne regional Union of consumer societies addressed to the guests with the welcome note:

— Rivne regional Union of consumer societies paved the glorious historical way within the eight decades. We managed to preserve the material resources created by the previous generations, the ones we are modernizing and make competitive in the moment. Thanks to you, dear colleagues, according to the main economic indicators, the consumer cooperation of Rivne Region holds the leading positions. We have good prospects for further development. I have been to many countries around the world and I have seen how cooperation brings people together in different parts of the world. After all, the world has not yet come up with anything better, than our values – mutual aid, democracy and peace. The time-tested and hardened cooperators, who are committed to the common idea, are our gold fund.

In his speech the First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Ukrcoopspilka, Chairman of the Central Committee of Trade Union Volodymyr Levytsky thanked the hardworking members for high quality, highly professional work and presented the honorary awards on behalf of the Board of the Ukrcoopspilka Union and Central Committee of the Trade Union to the best employees and veterans of the system.

A brief historical excursion in his speech was made by the Chairman of the veteran’s organization, the Honored Worker of the Services sphere of Ukraine Mykola Mosiychuk. He sincerely thanked the cooperators of the region for their professionalism, stamina and solidarity; noted their ability to preserve the traditions, laid down by many previous generations.

Mariia Vozniuk, the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Regional Consumer Union, the Honored Workers of Services Sphere in Ukraine, — Kateryna Chukhrai, the Chairman of the Board of Berezne district consumer society and Leontii Prymachok, the Director of «Procurement-production-sales Plant» have congratulated the colleagues.

Rector of Lviv University of Trade and Economics Petro Kutsyk congratulated the cooperators of Rivne Region with the honorary date. The reliable partners – Serhii Zaikov, Iuliia Andriienko and Iryna Kot have addressed to the members with many wonderful words.

At the end of the event Volodymyr Levytsky and Petro Barash congratulated all the cooperators of the region on the New Year and Christmas, wished good health, prosperity to each cooperative family, God’s blessing and peaceful heaven.