The Alabama Grocers Education Foundation held its Annual Fall Clay Shoot on Oct. 14 at Selwood Farms in Alpine, Alabama. The event raised funds for the Alabama Grocers Education Foundation to provide scholarships to employees and children of employees of Alabama Grocers Association companies.
To date, AGEF has awarded more than $1.3 million because of the support of its members at golf tournaments such as this one.
The winners of the clay shoot were as follows: first-place team: EdLinco/Rudolph Foods Team; second-place team: Bunzl Distribution Team; and third-place team: Post Consumer Foods Team.
The presenting sponsor for this event was Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United Inc. Additional sponsors included Alabama Power Co.; Associated Grocers of the South; Associated Wholesale Grocers; Buffalo Rock / Pepsi; Bunzl Distribution; Byars | Wright Insurance; Cobbs Allen; EdLinco/Rudolph Foods; Federated Insurance; Keurig Dr. Pepper; Merrill Lynch; Mitchell Grocery Corp.; Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distributing; Post Consumer Brands; Red Diamond Coffee & Tea; Retail Data Solutions Mid-South; Sell Ethics; Smucker’s; Sunset Farm Foods and United Johnson Brothers (three teams).
Association officials said they also appreciated the companies that donated their products for the goody bags and beverage cart. Those companies included: Bevco Beverages; Bud’s Best Cookies; Buffalo Rock Co.; Campbell Snacks; Chattanooga Bakery/Acosta Sales; Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United Inc.; Fiji Water; Frito-Lay; Flowers Baking Co.; Golden Eagle Syrup; Golden Flake/UTZ Snacks; Merrill Lynch; Milo’s Tea; Perfect Hydration; Post Consumer Foods; Southern Recipe/EdLinco; Stratus Group and United Johnson Brothers.
AGA Vice Chairman Bob Crawford of United Johnson Brothers and AGEF Trustee Member Bubba Lindley of EdLinco conducted a new shooter seminar, and AGEF Trustee Member Mike Hanson of Milo’s Tea helped with the beverages and running the beverage cart.
The next event will be held at Selwood Farms on Oct. 13, 2022.
The Alabama Grocers Association is a state trade association representing the grocery retail industry since 1990. With more than 135 retail members operating nearly 850 stores statewide, as well as more than 225 manufacturers, brokers, wholesalers and other members, the AGA is the voice of the industry in the state of Alabama. For more information, go to alabamagrocers.org.
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Alabama Grocers Education Foundation, Fall Clay Shoot, Selwood Farms, Alpine, AL, Oct. 14