MEDIA ADVISORY: The United Family raises $500,000 through 30th Annual Jacky Pierce Charity Classic, set to present checks to 28 United Way chapters

LUBBOCK, Texas — The United Family has once again raised $500,000 for 28 United Way chapters through its 30th Annual Jacky Pierce Charity Classic (JPCC) golf tournament, which takes place on August 29 and 30. The presentation of checks will take place on Sunday, August 29 at the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences from 5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Since its inception in 1991, the JPCC golf tournament has raised over $5,000,000 for United Way agencies across The United Family’s trade areas.

Media will be able to conduct interviews with United Family team members as well as check recipients at the private event. This will not be open to the public.

WHO:   Sidney Hopper, President, The United Family

                Mark Griffin, Campaign Chairman, Lubbock Area United Way

                Various other United Way personnel & United Family team members

WHAT:  Jacky Pierce Charity Classic Check Presentations

WHEN:  Sunday, August 29 @ 5:15 p.m.

WHERE: Buddy Holly Hall, 1300 Mac Davis Ln, Lubbock, TX 79401

MEDIA:  For photo/filming opportunities, interviews or more information, please contact:

Media Contacts:

Nancy Sharp
Communications & Community Relations Manager
O: 806.791.7463 O: 806.791.8196

Joey Marcades
Communications Coordinator
C: 806.786.1363 C: 806.281.8078

About The United Family®

In its 105th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a Texas-based grocery chain with stores in 54 communities in Texas and New Mexico. A self-distributing company with headquarters and distribution centers in Lubbock, The United Family currently operates 94 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor, Praters and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertson’s LLC. For more information, please visit www.theunitedfamily.com.

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