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Biz Briefs 12/10/17

Food Lion Feeds and Charlotte Motor Speedway to offer visitors discount today with food donation to local food bank 

SALISBURY — Food Lion Feeds and the Charlotte Motor Speedway will join together today, Dec. 10, to offer Speedway Christmas holiday light show attendees $10 off their entrance fee in exchange for donating five non-perishable Food Lion brand food items.

All food donations will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.

Additionally, all event attendees will receive Food Lion store coupons, hot
chocolate and a holiday craft for families to make together.
The effort is part of Food Lion Feeds’ “Holidays Without Hunger” campaign, which
includes food donations to community partners that share the grocer’s commitment to
ending hunger in the towns and cities it serves.
Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has made a commitment to provide 500 million
meals to individuals and families in need by the end of 2020. Since the launch of Food
Lion Feeds in 2014, the grocer has already donated over 340 million meals through in-
store campaigns, equipment donations, volunteer hours and food donations.
For more information on Food Lion Feeds, visit www.foodlion.com/feeds.

Rowan County Farm Bureau President recognized at North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation meeting

GREENSBORO – The annual meeting of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation was held Dec. 3-5 at the Sheraton Four Seasons and Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.

Rowan County Farm Bureau President Doug Patterson was recognized among his peers at the Presidents’ and Agents’ Luncheon. Farm Bureau President Larry Wooten presented each winning county president with a limited edition Case knife.

Special plaques were also presented to the agents and agencies whose production was superior during the contest period.

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