The Texas Stores Association offered The United Family members with the “2021 Grocer of the Year” award at their annual Texas Stores Discussion board occasion Oct. 26 in Austin.

Executive staff customers Sidney Hopper, Robert Taylor and Mandy Tomlin ended up on hand at the Forum to accept the award on behalf of The United Household.

“We are honored to be regarded by the Texas Merchants Affiliation as the 2021 Grocer of the Yr in Texas,” Sidney Hopper, president of The United Spouse and children, said. “All vendors have dealt with unprecedented troubles about the past 18 months. However, I am notably proud of all of our staff customers who have stepped up at every turn to face the adversity introduced by the pandemic. This award is a testomony to them and the effects they have had on our visitors and the communities we provide.”

State Senator Charles Perry, District 28, was also acknowledged by the group for his management in the Texas Senate and his advocacy for Texas retail firms.

“The United Relatives has been a phenomenal lover of the TRA as perfectly as an instrumental element in advocating for all Texas retailers,” Gary Huddleston, grocery business marketing consultant for the TRA, said. “They have also supported the targets of the TRA education and learning foundation by making grassroots donations to neighborhood schools. In summary, The United Spouse and children is a fantastic Texas-centered business with good buyer support as major as Texas.”

Due to the fact 1926, the TRA’s membership has represented each individual phase of the retail industry in the course of Texas, from the smallest community shop to the largest company chain. Acknowledged by numerous as the Voice of Texas Retail, TRA advocates for Texas stores to state and federal legislators.