‘Folds of Honor’ nets $8K for veterans

Betsi JamesOur Town Eats, West Knox County

Food City recently partnered with Eagle Distributing to host a promotion to benefit Anheuser-Busch’s Folds of Honor program. The promotion ran in all Food City locations from May 23 to July 4. Food City donated $1 for every case of Budweiser 24-pack of 12 oz. cans purchased from Eagle Distributing during the promotion.

On Friday, August 26, representatives from Food City and Eagle Distributing presented a check totaling $8,000 to Anheuser-Busch’s Folds of Honor program. The program honors the sacrifices of America’s veterans by providing scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service members.

The presentation took place at Food City #678 on Malone Creek Drive in Knoxville.

Participants were (from left):

  • Donny Rector, Food City senior human resources specialist
  • Tony Higginbotham, Food City store manager
  • Barry Brogan, Food City district manager
  • Ron Tacker, Food City executive VP of operations, Knoxville Division
  • Joe Greene, Food City district manager
  • Scot Benson, Folds of Honor representative
  • Steve Merrell, Eagle Distributing
  • Brent Dalton, Eagle Distributing
  • Steven Jones, Food City district manager
  • Arthur Todd, Eagle Distributing
  • Eric Roberts, Anheuser-Busch
  • Betsi James, Food City Special Events Manager

Jobs, jobs, jobs: Food City continues to hire for full- or part-time jobs, entry-level or skilled positions. Interested candidates can apply online at FoodCity.com or visit any Food City store to complete an application.

Betsi James is special events manager for Food City’s Knoxville and Chattanooga divisions. Food City’s corporate office contributed to this report.


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