ORLANDO—At its annual reception at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure, Produce For Kids took time to recognize seven partners who have gone above and beyond in their support for the program.
This year’s award recipients were:
Campaign Champion, Gary Townsley, Associated Wholesale Grocers, Springfield division
Loudest Cheerleader, Mike Roberts of Harps Food Stores
Social Media Rockstar, Well-Pict Berries
Lunchbox Inspiration, Pero Family Farms
Longest Standing Retailer, Publix Super Markets
Most Charitable, Fresh Express
Most Charitable, Dole Food Co.
In 2016, Produce For Kids raised $313,000, bringing its total over the past 15 years to $6 million, said Trish James, vice president of the organization