• 73°

Food Lion renews partnership with CIAA

SALISBURY – Food Lion has renewed a three-year corporate partnership agreement with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), making the 24-year corporate partnership one of the longest for the conference.

This agreement continues Food Lion‘s role as the official supermarket partner of the association and the title sponsor for the CIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, which will take place Feb. 27-March 3 in Charlotte.

The company will once again hold fan favorites such as Food Lion Day at the Spectrum Center, an all-day event featuring interactive games, premium giveaways, as well as Food Lion‘s scholarship check presentations during the tournament. The company will sponsor other events to help drive people into the arena.

Food Lion is honored to continue our partnership with the CIAA as a way to show our support to the communities in our footprint surrounding the 12 CIAA schools,” said Millette Granville, director of diversity for Food Lion. “We have partnered with the CIAA for 24 years, and our partnership with the CIAA is a strategic alliance that supports their commitment to education, men’s and women’s athletics, and diversity and inclusion. We look forward to adding events for CIAA fans and our customers.”

Sponsorships help the CIAA fulfill its mission and commitment to education, community and competitive sportsmanship.

“The CIAA is excited to renew its partnership with Food Lion whose support and belief in our mission has been steadfast,” said Jacqie McWilliams, CIAA commissioner.  “Collaborating with corporate sponsors like Food Lion enables us to make an impact in the lives of our student-athletes and within the communities of our 12-member institutions and the 14 championships call home.”

Comments

High School

High school football: Hornets overpower South to secure playoff spot

Crime

Jeffrey MacDonald won’t be released despite deteriorating health

Business

Amazon warehouse workers reject union in Alabama

Nation/World

Ex-NFL player’s brain to be probed for trauma-related harm after Rock Hill shootings

Education

Duke University to require COVID vaccinations for fall term

Education

Cooper OKs bill offering K-12 students summer school option

High School

High school football: Record night for Pinckney as East cruises; Carson wins thriller in OT

Nation/World

D-Day survivor, WWII torch bearer Ray Lambert dies at 100

Nation/World

Prince Philip was always defined by role as husband of British queen

BREAKING NEWS

One dead, several injured after head-on collision in China Grove

Crime

Man, woman charged for selling drugs to undercover deputies

Crime

Blotter: Rowan County man charged with indecent liberties with children

Local

Spencer town board gets look at Park Plaza progress

Business

‘Applicant market’: Unemployment rate improving as businesses hire more workers

Local

National, local business leaders praise Salisbury’s initiative to support Black-owned operations

Nation/World

Tillis has prostate cancer surgery

Coronavirus

Adverse reactions surface from Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Nation/World

Expert: Lack of oxygen killed George Floyd, not drugs

Local

Quotes of the week

Nation/World

Biden seeks crackdown on homemade firearms

Nation/World

Victim of former NFL player’s rampage wrote of faith, life’s fragility

News

Wrongly imprisoned man gets $750,000

High School

West falls to Statesville, finishes second in NPC

Education

Middle, high school students head back to classes full time