Union City and the Union City Chamber of Commerce Present to Southern Wine & Spirits Their Community Steward Award
(UNION CITY, CA) September 28, 2012: Southern Wine and Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor with operations in 35 states, has announced that Union City and the Union City Chamber of Commerce—through the Annual Business Award’s Program—have named Southern Wine & Spirits of Union City as this year’s recipient of the Community Steward Award.

The award recognizes companies that have made great contributions to the residents and businesses of Union City. "We're appreciative of all of our businesses," said Christine Friday, Union City's Economic Development Manager, "but most importantly, we appreciate those that give back and help Union City's profile."

“This award, which recognizes outstanding businesses in the community, is an exciting honor for Southern,” stated Gary Nedd, Vice President, Operations, Southern Wine & Spirits of Northern California. “Giving back to our communities has always been a cornerstone of Southern’s corporate social responsibility philosophy,” added Steve Harden, Vice President, Southern Wine & Spirits of Northern California, “and we are extremely honored and appreciative of Union City and the Chamber of Commerce for appointing Southern as a leading contributor to the local community.”

The ceremony, co-presented by the City and the local Chamber of Commerce, honored eight businesses in six categories: Innovation Business Award, Small Business Award, Environmental Business Award, Ambassador Award, New Business of the Year Award and the Community Steward Award. The formal Annual Business Award’s Ceremony Luncheon was held on September 13th.

Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012 (Archive on Sunday, October 28, 2012)
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