Ginny Byrd

Family atmosphere makes JB’s great place to eat—and work

By Dianna Hargis, 20-year employee Many people refer to me as the “drink cart lady” and I like that. I’ve bussed tables and worked the cafeteria line. Both of those jobs were fine. But with this carting position, I have the opportunity to interact with customers and get to know them. I love being with [...]

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Our secret ingredient: Giving God the credit

By Jenni Wayman, 24-year employee I joined Jonathan Byrd’s two weeks before it opened. I’ve never wanted to work anywhere else since then. Right from the start, I knew if I worked hard, I’d be appreciated and given opportunities for growth. I started as a cashier. From there, I worked the cafeteria line and the [...]

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25 years and counting!

Yesterday was the 25th anniversary of our groundbreaking. It’s a day I still remember vividly. It was a windy, but sunny and beautiful day. (Remember, this is Indiana, so you never know what you’ll get in March. We were thrilled there was no snow!) The Mayor of Greenwood, our pastor, the architect, the builder and [...]

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Thanking those who sacrfice for our country

Today is Veteran’s Day and I hope every person who reads this takes the time to really reflect on the importance of this day. As I like to say, “Freedom isn’t free.” For ages, soldiers have fought and died so you and I can do what we do. The freedom we have on a daily [...]

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24 things I’ve learned over the years

Today marks 24 years since we opened our doors at Jonathan Byrd’s. To be honest, it’s a bittersweet day. I’m so proud of what we’ve done the last (almost) quarter of a century (WOW!), but it also makes me miss my Jonathan all the more. I wish he was here to share in the day. [...]

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