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Stater Bros. Charities and Dave Stockton Hosts 12th Annual Jack H. Brown Heroes Challenge Golf Tournament

Stater Bros. Charities and Dave Stockton Hosts 12th Annual Jack H. Brown Heroes Challenge Golf Tournament

Stater Bros. Charities and Dave Stockton Hosts 12th Annual Jack H. Brown Heroes Challenge Golf Tournament

April 16, 2019

San Bernardino, California April 16, 2019– Stater Bros. Charities alongside PGA and Champions Tour Pro Dave Stockton proudly hosted the 12th Annual Stater Bros. Charities Jack H. Brown Heroes Challenge on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Redlands Country Club.  

                       

The golf tournament, named after Stater Bros., late Executive Chairman, Jack H. Brown, celebrated Brown’s legacy of honoring those who serve and continue to serve our country, in addition to his generous support to the communities served by Stater Bros. Markets.

 

“Jack always believed in doing the right thing for the right reason. This tournament ensures his legacy lives on.” stated Nancy Negrette, Chairman and President of Stater Bros. Charities. “Stater Bros. Charities is proud to highlight and support organizations dedicated to furthering education opportunities in our local communities.” Negrette added.      

 

Stater Bros. Charities donated over $110,000 to local nonprofit organizations who are making a positive impact in our communities through veterans and education initiatives. Organizations included the Congressional Medal of Honor Society ($50,000), California Highway Patrol’s Explorer Program ($15,000), Redlands Emergency Services Academy ($15,000), The Wildlands Conservancy Oak Glen Preserve Outdoor Discovery Program ($15,000) and Veterans Transition Support ($15,000).

 

The event also hosted EIGHT (8) Medal of Honor recipients. The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States. The Medal of Honor recipients in attendance included Harvey C. “Barney” Barnum, Jr., Patrick H. Brady, Drew D. Dix, Robert J. Modrzejewski, Robert M. Patterson, Ronald E. Ray, James A. Taylor and Salvatore A. Giunta

 

The golf tournament also brought together 17 Golf Professionals including John Cook, Donna Caponi-Byrnes, Tom Kite, Craig Stadler, and Lee Trevino in addition to Baseball Hall of Famer, Joe Torre.   


About Stater Bros. Markets:

Stater Bros. Markets was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately owned supermarket chain in Southern California.  The Company currently operates 172 supermarkets, and there are approximately 17,000 members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family.  Since 2008, Stater Bros. Markets and Stater Bros. Charities have contributed more than $80 million in food and funds to local Southern California communities. In addition, Stater Bros. Markets recently received The Press Enterprise 2018 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Grocery Store. For more information about Stater Bros. Markets, visit www.staterbros.com.

 

About Dave Stockton, Honorary Tournament Chairman: Stockton’s resume in golf makes him one of the most accomplished PGA Tour Professionals in history, and his status as a local hero makes him the ideal Honorary Tournament Chairman for the Stater Bros. Charities Dave Stockton Heroes Challenge. Stockton turned professional in 1964 accruing 25 wins in over 40 years on Tour including 5 majors.  He also achieved victory as captain of the 1991 Ryder Cup Team at Kiawah.  Most recently, Dave became the 2012 Recipient of the PGA Distinguished Service Award, the PGA’s highest annual honor. In October of 2010, Dave Stockton was inducted into the Southern California Golf Association Hall of Fame. Stockton has recently gained attention as a short game guru along with sons Ron and Dave Stockton Jr.  He has worked with notable players such as Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Francesco Molinari, Annika Sorenstam, Suzann Petterson, Stewart Cink and many others.

 

About Stater Bros. Charities: 

Stater Bros. Charities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports critical needs in the communities where Stater Bros. employees live and work.  Since 2008, Stater Bros. Charities has provided funding to countless local organizations and causes that benefit hunger relief, children’s well-being, education, health, help for our nation’s veterans and active service members.  Funds are raised throughout the year from generous customers, supplier friends, and caring members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family. Stater Bros. Charities recently received The Press Enterprise 2018 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Nonprofit Organization.

 

Stater Bros. Charities ~ Caring For The Communities We Serve!
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