AGEF Spring Golf Outing Press Release
The Alabama Grocers Education Foundation held its 25th Annual Spring Golf Outing on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Inverness Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama. This tournament included two flights and raised monies for the Alabama Grocers Education Foundation, which funds scholarships to employees and children of employees of Alabama Grocers Association companies. To date AGEF has awarded over a million dollars because of the tremendous support of our members at golf tournaments such as this one.
The winners of the golf tournament were are follows:
Morning First Place Team: The Lighting Specialties sponsored team – David Toner, Brian Castillo, Nate Stephens and Patrick Jackson.
Morning Second Place Team: Ron Murphy, Ken Rush and Courtney Rochell of Barber’s Dairy.
Morning Third Place Team: Vernon Price of Supervalu, Jay Holloway of Hometown Market and David Wright and Ron McClellan of Food Outlet.
Morning Closest to the Pin: John Gross, Mrs. Stratton’s Salads
Morning Longest Drive: Jon Bolle of Federated Insurance.
Afternoon First Place Team: Phillip Davis, John Bryant, Jacob Sim and Ken Herron of A&R Supermarkets
Afternoon Second Place Team: Don Minor, Bevco Beverages; Greg Wilson, Advantage Solutions and Scott O’Brien, Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distributing Company.
Afternoon Third Place Team: Wayne McKnight, Chris Turner, Brad Flinn and Ken Edison of Buffalo Rock Company.
Afternoon Closest to the Pin: Ken Herron, A&R Supermarkets; Afternoon Longest Drive: Andy Byars, Byars | Wright.
The Alabama Grocers Education Foundation Golf Outings would not be as successful without the many companies that sponsored this event and contributed their goods. The 2017 Presenting Sponsor was Bimbo Bakeries. Additional sponsors of the April 2017 Spring Tournament included 5 Hour Energy, A&R Supermarkets, Advantage Solutions/Palermo’s, Associated Grocers of the South, Associated Wholesale Grocers Gulf Division, Associated Wholesale Grocers Nashville Division, Barber’s Dairy, Bevco Beverages, Buffalo Rock/Pepsi, Bunzl Distribution/Pactiv, Byars | Wright, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc., Dutch Farms, EDLINCO, Federated Insurance, Flowers Baking Company, Frito-Lay, Golden Flake Snack Foods, Lighting Specialists, Inc, Merrill Lynch, Mission Foods, Mitchell Grocery Corporation, Mrs. Stratton’s Salads, Peake & Associates, Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distributing Company, Publix Super Markets Charities, Inc, R.L. Zeigler, Red Diamond, Snyders-Lance, Super-Valu, The Hershey Company, Tyson, United-Johnson Brothers of Alabama, Wells Enterprises.
The next Education Foundation fundraiser will be a Silent Auction at the AGA Convention, July 24-26, 2017 at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Destin, Florida. Please visit www.alabamagrocers.org for more information.
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