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November 20, 2014

Keene, NH - C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. announced today that it has been recognized for its employee adoption benefits by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. C&S was ranked 39th overall and 5th within its industry on the organization’s 2014 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List.

November 3, 2014

Keene, NH and Houston, TX – C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. and The Grocers Supply Company, Inc. announced today that C&S has agreed to acquire the wholesale distribution and supply business of Grocers Supply. The acquisition will include Grocers Supply’s warehouse and distribution operations in the Houston, Dallas, and Rio Grande Valley areas along with its approximately 1,800 employees, but will not include any of Grocers Supply’s retail operations.

October 30, 2014

Keene, NH – In a sale order hearing yesterday, the bankruptcy court approved C&S Wholesale Grocer’s bid to purchase Associated Wholesalers, Inc. (AWI) and its subsidiaries. AWI, a regional cooperative food distributor based in Robesonia, PA, operates two distribution centers in Pennsylvania and also provides retail services to its customers and members.

October 22, 2014

Keene, NH – To make a difference on behalf of children and families, C&S Wholesale Grocers, its employees and affiliate companies, participated in Hunger Action Month during September.  The company announced grants to food banks and employee engagement initiatives to address domestic hunger.

September 25, 2014

Keene, N.H. – C&S Wholesale Grocers today announced it has appointed Christopher Brown as Sr. Vice President, Independent Sales, effective September 29. This appointment underscores C&S’s strong commitment to its independent customers and reflects its plans to continue to grow its independent business.

September 3, 2014

C&S Wholesale Grocers today announced it has appointed Joseph J. Schena as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer effective September 29, 2014.  Schena’s appointment adds new capabilities to a leadership team that continues to deliver industry-defining results for its customers, employees, and other business partners.  His responsibilities will include all financial functions of the company, including accounting, treasury, financial planning and analysis, internal...

August 28, 2014

Keene, NH – C&S Charities, Inc. is proud to announce that it donated $1.65 million to six nonprofit organizations devoted to pediatric cancer and childhood hunger issues through its 29th annual “Tee Up For Kids” charity golf outing. The outing, which was held on August 5 and 6, hosted more than 960 golfers on four courses in three states.

August 14, 2014

Keene, NH – C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. and its employees across the enterprise raised $1.621 million during the company’s 2014 United Way campaign, thus establishing a new record and increasing its contribution by 10% over the previous year. The workplace campaign held in May engaged nearly 5,000 employees as donors; all gifts are matched dollar-for-dollar by the company.

May 20, 2014

Every student at the Mauka Lani Elementary School in Kapolei, Hawaii will finish the school year better equipped to be readers this summer thanks to a gift of books provided today by the nonprofit First Book, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., Hawaii Logistics and Hansen Distribution Group.


April 17, 2014

Keene, NHIn celebration of National Volunteer Week in April, C&S Wholesale Grocers is pleased to announce that Cheryl Meehan is the company’s 2014 Volunteer of the Year. Cheryl, a C&S teammate since 2002, is a Senior Systems Administrator in the Information Technology department at the company’s corporate headquarters.

April 14, 2014

Keene, NHIn celebration of National Volunteer Week in April, teammates at C&S Wholesale Grocers facilities across the country participated in volunteer projects, from assisting at Food Banks to landscaping at a youth ball field. On Friday, April 11th at the company’s headquarters in Keene, NH, employees engaged in an all-day project, sorting and packing 23,400 books for kids. Supplied by First Book, the new books will be given to 31 area schools and non...