United Supermarkets & Mrs Baird’s celebrate the start of Teachers on the Rise program in Amarillo


AMARILLO, Texas — On Tuesday, United Supermarkets joins forces with Mrs Baird’s for the ninth year to celebrate the beginning of the Teachers on the Rise program — an effort by the two companies to recognize local teachers nominated for their work by students.

Each month three teachers are recognized as outstanding educators—one from elementary, one teacher from middle school/junior high and one winning teacher from an area high school. Each winning teacher will receive a $100 gift card from United Supermarkets. Each student who nominates a winning teacher will also win a $50 American Express gift card from Mrs Baird’s.

Representatives from United Supermarkets and Mrs Baird’s will be available for photos and interviews at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at the United Supermarkets at 5807 SW 45th, #100.

The entry website for the program can be found here: www.MrsBTeacher.com. For more information on the program and how it recognizes and supports the work of teachers in the community, make your way to the event on Tuesday.

**Please be prepared to wear a mask and social distance during the event. Thank you.**

Shane Sumrow, Mrs Baird’s
Fernando Noriega, United Supermarkets

Teachers on the Rise Kick-off Photo/Interview Op

Tuesday, Sept. 1 @ 10:00 a.m.

United Supermarkets, 5807 SW 45th, #100 Amarillo, Texas 79109

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

Nancy Sharp, Communications & Community Relations Manager
O: 806.791.7463
C: 806.786.1363

Joey Marcades, Communications Coordinator
O: 806.791.8196
C: 806.281.8078

About The United Family®

In its 104th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a Texas-based grocery chain with stores in 53 communities in Texas and New Mexico. A self-distributing company with headquarters and their distribution center 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 Distributing, 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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