August 30, 2018
GACS has worked with the Georgia Amusement & Music Operators Association (GAMOA) to offer COAM education for retailers around the state. The next educational session will be offered:
Wednesday, October 3rd
1:00 - 3:00 PM
4864 Harrison Road
VFW Post 31206
Registration is free for retailers until Oct 1 - then a $20 onsite registration fee is required. Only retailers will be allowed to attend. Register now - login not required - choose “continue as a guest” to complete the registration process.
August 14, 2018
On Friday, August 10 GACS held a press conference at the Georgia State Capitol announcing a partnership with nonprofit In Our Backyard for their Convenience Stores Against Trafficking (CSAT) program. Speaking at the press conference were:
Angela Holland, GACS
Nita Belles, In Our Backyard
State Representative Chuck Efstration (R-104)
Director Vernon Keenan, GBI
Deborah Richardson, International Human Trafficking Institute
Chairman Robb Pitts, Fulton County Board of Commissioners
Haley Bower, Clipper Petroleum
Mary Frances Bowley, Wellspring Living
Cecilia Roberts, trafficking survivor
Join us in the fight by signing up with In Our Backyard at http://inourbackyard.org/csat-registration/
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
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.)
June 8, 2018
We are excited to venture into “The Great Outdoors” in Asheville for our Annual Convention, June 24-26. Not yet registered? You can do so online: Register Now
We could not hold this event without the support of our sponsors. Thank you for your commitment to GACS!
Thank You to Our 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.