FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Winston-Salem, NC – March 21, 2013 –Lowe's Food Stores, Inc. and Acosta Sales and Marketing will host a media event featuring Mary Quinteros Tallouzi, from "Warriors Speak" on Monday, March 25th at 11:15am at Lowes Foods' Corporate office at 1381 Old Mill Circle, Suite 200 Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Following a Presentation of the Colors by RJ Reynolds High School ROTC, Winston-Salem, NC and Ms. Tallouzi's presentation, a $53,000 award will be presented to The Wounded Warrior Project as a collaborative donation by Lowes Foods and Acosta.
The goal of "Warriors Speak" is to educate the American public on the struggles our nation's service members overcome through the extraordinary stories shared by wounded warriors and their caregivers. Mary Quinteros Tallouzi's son, Staff Sergeant Daniel Tallouzi was wounded in a mortar attack in Iraq. Quarter sized shrapnel crossed both hemispheres of his brain. After enduring two years of hospital recovery, Daniel returned home and passed away on February 28, 2009. During that time his mother was his primary caregiver and shares her story as an advocate, caregiver and parent.
Lowes Foods President, Steve Hall and Acosta Senior Business Manager, Murrell Stubbs will be on hand to present a check for $53,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project as a result of a partnership to honor our American fallen military and their families.
Please see Program Agenda:
10:30-11:00 Media Set Up
11:00-11:15 Media Interviews
11:15-11:30 Arrival of Attendees
11:30-12:00 Program Begins - Steve Hall Welcomes Guests
Presentation of Colors by RJ Reynolds High School ROTC
Steve Hall to introduce Mary Tallouzi - Warrior Speaks Project
Check Presentation - Murrell Stubbs (Acosta) and Steve Hall
12:00 Lunch will be served
About Lowes Food Stores, Inc.
Lowe’s Food Stores, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alex Lee, Inc. Founded in 1954, Lowe's Food Stores, Inc. employs nearly 9,000 people and operates over 100 stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The company is committed to offering fabulous fresh foods and delivering personal attention to each of its customers. Locally owned and operated, Lowe's Food Stores, Inc. is committed to buying local products and supporting local suppliers. They offer programs such as Lowes Foods To Go personal shopping service and an online meal planner that focuses on saving people time and money. Information about these programs and other services offered by the company may be found at www.lowesfoods.com or by following Lowes Foods on Facebook or Twitter.
About Alex Lee
Founded in 1931, Alex Lee, Inc is a family owned company based in Hickory, North Carolina. Employing over 10,000 people, Alex Lee, Inc. is the holding company for Merchants Distributors, Inc. (MDI), and Lowe’s Food Stores, Inc. which includes Just$ave Stores. Locally owned and operated, Alex Lee, Inc. is a full service food distribution operation with both grocery wholesale distribution and retail grocery stores. More information on Alex Lee, Inc. can be found at www.alexlee.com.
Mary Jo Lee
Lowe’s Food Stores, Inc.