FPFC holds 31st annual golf tourney
TUSTIN, CA — Fresh Produce & Floral Council members gathered July 18 for the sold-out 31st annual FPFC golf tournament at Tustin Ranch Golf Club, here. Players enjoyed an 18-hole course, with breakfast provided by Taqueria de Anda and lunch by Messi Burger. After a full day of golfing, players enjoyed a happy hour bar and tacos while FPFC Chair Michael Schutt and tournament Chair Adam Laliberte auctioned off over $10,000 in cash and gift cards for raffle prizes and recognized the winning teams.
Closest to Pin winners were Steven Alvarez (WJL Distributors), Daniel Bell (Grocery Outlet) and Roger Yang (Jetro Restaurant Depot). The Men’s and Women’s Longest Drive winners were Sam Orue (WJL Distributors) and Sandra Veltri (Empire Marketing Strategies).
First place team was WJL Distributors Todd Butler, Steven Alvarez, Tracy Ellis and Shonna Williams of Cardenas Markets; second place Team was Fidelity Melon Mihae Finnie, Darrin Wadman, Quinton Saum (Sunrise Produce) and Tim Graves; and the third place team was WJL Distributors Adam Laliberte, Bill Laliberte, Jacob Cadwallader of Stater Bros. Markets, and Sam Orue.
Tournament sponsors and contributors included Bard Valley Date Growers, Beachside Produce, Cal Fresco, CMC Sales & Marketing, CMI Orchards, Dole, Eagle Eye Produce, Elliot & Sons, Fresh Gourmet, Frieda's, Gee Whiz, Gem-Pack, Great West Produce Co., Green Life Farms, House Foods America, John Greene Logistics, Kern Ridge Growers, La Bonanza Avocados, Legacy Farms, M&R, Marikian Produce, Melissa's, Mixed Nuts, Natalie's Orchid Island Juice, organicgirl, Perimeter Sales & Merchandising, Primavera, Prime Time, Progressive Produce, Rivermaid Trading, RJ Produce Distributors, Sonora Farms, Sun Pacific, The Elite Bouquet, USA Pear Bureau, Veg-Fresh Farms, Warren Packaging, Western Veg Westlake Produce Co., Windset Farms and WJL Distributors.