Press Releases

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

CGA Execs Receive Prestigious Industry Award

CGA President and CEO Ronald Fong, and Keri Askew Bailey, CGA senior vice president, Government Relations and Public Policy, were awarded the Food Marketing Institute's Donald H. MacManus Award, the highest recognition for a state affairs executive,during FMI's annual lobby day in Washington, DC, for… Read More

CGA Foundation Inducts Industry Execs

Event Photographs Below More than 700 friends, family and industry peers celebrated the induction of three grocery industry executives into the California Grocers Association Educational Foundation Hall of Achievement on March 26, 2015 in Sacramento, CA. [caption id="attachment_2436" align="alignright"… Read More

Foundation To Award Record Scholarship Amount

Scholarships To Help Students Offset Rising Tuition Costs SACRAMENTO, Calif. – February 2, 2015 – For the first time in its 23-year history, the California Grocers Association Educational Foundation College Scholarship Program, the nation’s largest statewide program supporting the grocery industry,… Read More

CGA Merges with CIGA

Historic Merger to Create Single, United Industry Voice. In a strategic move that strengthens California’s grocery industry, the California Independent Grocers Association (CIGA) has merged into the California Grocers Association (CGA) effective May 1, 2014. “The importance of this merger cannot… Read More

CGA Recognizes Leaders in Government Relations Advocacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dave Heylen, V.P. Communications California Grocers Association Tel: 916.448.3545 Fax: 916.448.2793 1415 L Street, Suite 450 Sacramento, CA 95814 E-mail: dheylen@cagrocers.com Association Recognizes Member Companies For Going The “Extra Mile” SACRAMENTO,… Read More

CGA, Sen. Alex Padilla Join Environmentalists and Local Officials To Encourage Reusable Bag Use

SAN DIEGO, CA (August 29, 2013) - The California Grocers Association joined Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Van Nuys), other state and local officials and environmentalists at a press conference inside Sea World San Diego on Thursday to encourage reusable bag use by reducing single-bag usage. “The model of… Read More

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