AGEF Fall Golf Outing Press Release
The Alabama Grocers Education Foundation held its Annual Fall Golf Outing on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Inverness Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama. This tournament 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 over 1.2 million dollars because of the tremendous support of our members at golf tournaments such as this one.
The winners of the golf tournament were as follows: First Place Team: Darrin Waugh, Brendan Keller, Jason Tate & Michael Bishop of Federated Insurance.
Second Place Team: Drew Smith of Main Street Family Care; Webb Chastain of Merrill Lynch; Zach Chambliss of Decided Excellence Catholic Media and Jeff Goodgame of LAH Real Estate.
Third Place Team: Mike Cheshier and Lee Cox of UNFI; and Ron McClellan and David Wright of Discount Foods.
Closest to the Pin: Chuck Potter of Red Diamond
Longest Drive: Scott O’Brien of Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distributing Company .
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 Presenting Sponsor for this event was UNFI. Additional sponsors of the AGEF 2019 Fall Tournament included A&R Super Markets; Alabama Power Company; Associated Grocers of the South; Associated Wholesale Grocers; Bunzl Distribution; Byars | Wright; C Lane Company; Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United, Inc.; Country Delite Farms/Dean Foods; Edlinco; Federated Insurance; Ice Cream Specialties; KeHE Distributors; Merrill Lynch/TransAmerica; Mitchell Grocery Corporation; Palermo’s Pizza/Advantage Solutions; Piggly Wiggly Alabama Dist.; Publix Super Markets, Inc.; Red Diamond Coffee & Tea; Truno, Retail Technology Solutions; UNFI; United Johnson Brothers (2); and Utz/Golden Flake Snack Foods.
About the Alabama Grocers Association: 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 over 225 manufacturers, brokers, wholesalers and other members, the AGA is the voice of the industry in the state of Alabama. The food retail industry in Alabama provides over 70,000 jobs with over $2.2 billion in annual wages paid. Grocers pay over $2.2 billion in state and federal taxes and have a total economic impact on the state’s economy of over $12 billion dollars. For more information, go to www.alabamagrocers.org.
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