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Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament a win for United Fresh Start Foundation

Cart-6Attendees at the 10th annual Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament teed off Monday, Aug. 27 at the Oasis Golf Club outside Cincinnati. Retail and produce attendees enjoyed an afternoon of golf, networking, and an auction and raffle drawing, while celebrating Murphy’s legacy of service to the industry. Proceeds from the event will benefit the United Fresh Start Foundation, supporting their work in schools and communities to increase children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables. The 2018 winning foursome was the team from T. Marzetti.

In previous years, the Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament has helped the foundation provide salad bars to 17 schools, while supporting the success and visibility of other initiatives, such as the foundation’s Community Grants Program and School Foodservice Forum.

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Alberto Obregon joins Vision Import as director of global procurement
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Giant Food announces new president
Ira Kress has been appointed president of Giant Food, effective immediately. “Ira has been a dedicated leader for Giant Food for 36 years and we are proud to appoint him to this role,” said Kevin Holt, president of Ahold Delhaize USA. “Ira has been serving as interim president of Giant Food since last summer, and he has Read More ...
Industry Viewpoint: Strengthen communications in challenging times
Effective and good communication is at the heart of every sound leadership and management practice. From establishing clear expectations, setting big picture goals, building company culture down to fostering accountability, communication is always at the core of effective leadership. Clearly messaged, trusted Read More ...

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