Press Releases

CGA Issues Statement on Passage of Prop. 67

Following the passage of Proposition 67 and the defeat of Proposition 65, CGA President and CEO Ron Fong issued the following statement: “The passage of Prop. 67 is a win for both business and the environment. California’s grocers have been proud to stand with Senators Kevin DeLeon, Ricardo Lara,… Read More

CGA Exec Elected to CSU Foundation Board

California Grocers Association President and Chief Executive Officer Ronald Fong was recently elected to The California State University Foundation Board of Governors. “We are honored to welcome Ronald Fong to our foundation team,” said CSU Board of Governors Chair Ronald Barhorst. “He has an… Read More

Foundation Awards Record Number of Scholarships

CGA Educational Foundation marks 25-year legacy of awarding California's serving grocery employees and their families with the gift of education SACRAMENTO, Calif. – June 24, 2016 – Hundreds of California grocery industry employees with receive life-changing financial assistance this year through… Read More

Brad Askeland Elected New CGA Educational Foundation Chair

Brad Askeland, Vice President, Holiday Markets, has been elected Chairman of the California Grocers Association Educational Foundation Board of Trustees. Askeland had previously served as Foundation Vice Chair. Askeland succeeds former CGAEF Chair Jim Van Gorkom, NuCal Foods, who served in that position… Read More

Foundation Inducts Three Execs Into Hall of Achievement

Rob McDougall, Donna Tyndall and Bruce Wyatt Inducted Into CGA Educational Foundation Hall of Achievement   Executives recognized for lifelong commitment to industry, community More than 650 friends, family and industry peers celebrated the induction of three grocery industry executives into… Read More

CGA Hires Senior Director, Government Relations

SACRAMENTO, CA (February 1, 2016) – The California Grocers Association is pleased to announce the hiring of Aaron Moreno, as Senior Director, State Government Relations, effective immediately. [caption id="attachment_3686" align="alignright" width="175"] Aaron Moreno[/caption] In this position,… Read More

Raley’s Exec Elected CGA Chair

Grocery Executive To Serve One-Year Term As Chair. SACRAMENTO, CA (Dec. 4, 2015) – Kevin Konkel, Senior Vice President, Store Operations, for Raley’s Family of Fine Stores was elected the 2015-2016 California Grocers Association Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Association’s Annual Meeting… Read More

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