New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Awards 2004
Recognizing Those Committed to Making a Difference
Betty Gregson
"This woman has the BIGGEST heart of any woman I have ever known and I am privileged and honored to call her my friend and say she is the best boss I could ever have," says Troy Woodley, a longtime employee of this fine woman. Betty Gregson is the District Manager of 23 7 -Eleven stores. She has received the "District Manager of the Year" many times and is very active in the city.
She is everybody's neighbor. Her personal involvement. contribution and action in neighborhood associations all around her stores helps keep her in touch with her employees and customers. She serves as president of her own neighborhood association. And. she strongly encourages and motivates her employees to become active with their neighborhoods, local charities. community fund raisers and community clean up campaigns.
Betty is a long time contributor and supporter of many wonderful charities such as the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Special Olympics, the Leukemia Society, the Roadrunner Food Bank, Catholic Charities, along with several schools and churches.
After losing her husband a few years ago, Betty began to donate tremendous time and energy to many causes. She, and 7-Eleven, have raised significant money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association with her annual charity golf tournaments. Additionally, with the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society she has raised money by coordinating marathons and other events and collecting community donations while continually raising awareness.