On Monday, December 2nd the Calgary Food and Drug Executives held its 19th Annual Santa Cause event to honour three outstanding individuals in the industry recognizing their impressive accomplishments over their careers in Grocery / CPG.
The event was attended by over 150 people from the retailer and supplier community, including past Santa Cause inductees who came out to support the latest members of the club.
All funds raised by the event are split across the charities identified by the inductees creating an impressive and immediate impact in the community.
The 2019 Inductees into the Santa Cause and their chosen charities are:
Jim Garand – Sobeys Wholesale
Charity: Alberta Hunter Education Instructors’ Association
Brenda Kirk – Save On Foods
Charity: I Can For Kids
Ken White – Coca Cola (retired)
Lifetime Achievement Award
Charity: Ronald McDonald House
Brenda Kirk (front centre)
Jim Garand (left of Brenda)
Ken White (right of Brenda)
Santa Cause attendees also supported the Calgary Food Bank with generous donations of food and through a 50/50 draw.