July 12, 2018
Thank you to all you joined us in “The Great Outdoors” at the Omni Grove Park Inn! In addition to networking and recreation activities, attendees were able to spend time with and hear from legislators, get an update on the State of the State, and participate in a tabletop show. View photos.
A Special Thank You to our Convention Sponsors!
Altria Group Distribution Company * Anheuser-Busch * Coca-Cola Bottling Company United * PepsiCo * R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Core Mark International * MillerCoors * Snyders-Lance, Inc. * Swisher International
Eby-Brown Company * Georgia Beverage Association * H. T. Hackney Company
Colonial Coffee Roasters, Inc. * Eagle Rock Distributing (D.G. Yuengling, Sazerac) * Georgia Lottery Corporation * Member Benefits * Swedish Match North America
Associated Distributors * Charles Ruffin of Baker Donelson * CITGO Petroleum * McLane Company * MECO of Atlanta * Mrs. Freshley’s Snacks * Point to Point Environmental * Royal Cup Coffee & Tea * S & D Coffee & Tea * Scandinavian Tobacco Group-Lane Limited * Stewart Distribution * Turkey Creek Snacks, Inc. * Utz/Golden Flake
BIC Consumer Products * Corrosion Control, Inc. * Duke Hicks Plumbing & Petroleum, Inc. * Florida Rock & Tank Lines, Inc. * Monroe & Monroe Insurance * North American Money Order Co., Inc. * Petroleum Services Group * S&ME, Inc. * SRP Companies * Valero Marketing and Supply * W.L. Petrey Wholesale Co., Inc.
Thank you to Our Silent Auction Donors!
Associated Distributors * Clipper Petroleum * Eagle Rock Distributing * Easy C02 * Eby-Brown * Friendly Express * GACS * Georgia Lottery Corporation * H.T. Hackney * Hunt Brothers Pizza * Kellogg’s * Leon Farmer Company * MECO of Atlanta * Monster Energy * Moore Colson * Omni * Parker Companies * Peanut Patch * Pepsi * Point to Point Environmental * Reed & Ginn Schmeelk, Bagwell & Spears * S & D Coffee & Tea * Scandinavian Tobacco Group - Lane Limited * SMART Software * Trend Sales * Valero Marketing & Supply * Variety Amusement Services
July 11, 2018
The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products released a new webinar, “Tips for Retailers: Preventing Sales to Minors.” The webinar discusses resources available to retailers and focuses on age verification tips, internal compliance checks, and recommended training practices.
June 12, 2018
Donate today to the GACSPAC silent auction! The auction is held throughout the annual convention, June 24-26. Any and all donations are appreciated, whether it’s a sports trip, jewelry, tech item, or vacation spot. Donate now!
Thank you to those companies who have already donated:
Clipper Petroleum - Basketball autographed by Shaq
Friendly Express, Inc. - Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler
GACS - Holiday Gift Baskets
Georgia Lottery - AppleHomePod & Atlanta Braves VIP Pre-Game Field Visit Experience
J&L Ventures - Cooler
Monster Energy - Corn Hole Set
MECO of Atlanta - 2 Corn Hole Sets
PepsiCo Beverages Company - Tablet with Blanket, Hero Go Pro, 2 sets of Atlanta Braves tickets
Point to Point Environmental - Gift Basket
Reed & Ginn Schmeelk / Bagwell & Spears - 3 night Charleston, SC stay
S&D Coffee and Tea - Beach Chairs, Side Table, and Waterproof Speaker
Scandinavian Tobacco Group-Lane Limited - Yeti Cups and Coolers
SMART Software - Ogio TSA Approved Backpack
Trend Sales - Chipper Jones HOF signed baseball
Valero- Picnic Package (Chairs, Growler, Cups, etc.)
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