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November 9, 2015
Veteran’s Day Cookout – Partners from the Monroe Super 1 Foods cooked gumbo, boudin balls, sausage on a stick and various other appetizers and desserts for area veterans at Chennault Aviation and Military Museum in Monroe. Over 200 attended the event.

October 24, 2015
DSAA’s Buddy Walk – Partners from the Super 1 Foods Louisville Ave. location joined with partners from other local Super 1 Foods locations to cook and serve breakfast for participants in the annual DSAA Buddy Walk celebrating Down syndrome Awareness Month which promotes acceptance and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome. They volunteered for a combined 72 hours.

October 17, 2015
Race for a Forever Home 5K and 1K Run /Walk – Ten partners from the Super 1 Foods Louisville Ave. location helped set up tents and tables, registered and organized participants, passed out water and snacks to runners and walkers at this event which raised money for the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services.

October 16, 2015
Cash 4 My School – Four partners from the Super 1 Foods Louisville Ave. location tailgated before the game, sat on the sidelines with the team and gave a check to the coach and principal at halftime.

October 3, 2015
Ouachita High School – Three partners helped man the concession stands at ULM Homecoming football game to support Ouachita High School Softball team and boosters who receive a percentage of the profits.

September 23, 2015
Feeding the ULM Football Team – Two partners volunteered to cook and feed the ULM Warhawk Football Team 14 hours.

April 17, 2015
Ouachita Parish Relay for Life Dance – Two partners helped set up, serve food and drinks, and clean up after the dance fundraiser that Sterlington High School hosted to raise money for The American Cancer Society.

April 11, 2015
Super Heroes for Austism – Partners joined with partners from the West Monroe Super 1 Foods to assist with cooking breakfast and lunch for the participants at Kiroli Park. They served shrimp and grits to approximately 250 participants.

March 17, 2015
Greater Ouachita Lion’s Club – Two partners attended the meeting of the Great Ouachita Lion’s Club to discuss upcoming volunteer events.

February 7, 2015
Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade – One partner volunteered to walk with the Roe City Rollers in the Mardi Gras Parade. This partner volunteers his time to announce at Roller Derbies and they have asked him to walk with him in the parade to show his support.

February 7, 2015
PAWS Mardi Gras Pet Parade – Partners volunteered to give away PAWS dog treats, water and goodie bags as the 2015 Krewe of PAWS Pet Parade for seven hours.

November 22, 2014
American Heart Association Heart Walk – Six partners volunteered to pass out bananas and water to participants during the Heart Walk for four hours. All proceeds benefited the American Heart Association.

November 11, 2014
Cook Out for Veteran’s Day – Partners from the West Monroe and Monroe Super 1 Foods locations cooked gumbo, sausage and roasted corn for Veterans and volunteers at Chenault Aviation Museum on Veteran’s Day. They served approximately 200 Veterans.

October 31, 2014
Trick or Treating – Partners invited Mini Scholars Child Development Center’s Pre-K class to come and trick or treat at the Oaks and St. Joseph Nursing Homes in Monroe. The children arrived dressed in their costumes and sang songs and trick or treated, hugged and mingled with the residents at each facility. The store provided the candy for the residents to give out and volunteered for four hours.

October 29, 2014
Lion’s Club Vision Screening – The Greater Ouachita Lions Club provide free screenings to students at local elementary schools and they asked Super 1 Foods partners to assist for three hours. Partners helped record test results, passed out stickers and helped keep the lines of students flowing.

October 23, 2014
Life Choices Open House – Eight partners volunteered for five hours grilling food and serve for Life Choices, for a local non-profit pregnancy resource center.

October 22, 2014
Lion’s Club Vision Screening – The Greater Ouachita Lion’s Club provides free vision screenings to local elementary schools. They asked partners to assist recording test results, passed out stickers and helped keep the line of students flowing.

October 17, 2014
Cash 4 My School Check Presentation and Pre Game – Partners set up a tent and passed out coupons, backpacks, sport towels and other promotional items to game participants. Also, they presented the school with a check for $1,000 during half time.

October 16, 2014
Lion’s Club Vision Screening – The Greater Ouachita Lion’s Club provides free vision screenings for local elementary students. They assisted with recording test results, passed out stickers and kept the line of students flowing for three hours.

October 11, 2014
Down Syndrome Buddy Walk – Eight partners volunteered for five hours cooking breakfast and lunch to give away to participants and volunteers of the walk. All proceeds benefitted the national Down Syndrome Society.

October 9, 2014
Lion’s Club Vision Screening – The Greater Ouachita Lion’s Club provides free vision screenings for students at local elementary schools. A partner volunteered to assist keeping records, passing out stickers and keeping the line of students flowing.

June 1, 2014
Francis Towers Assisted Living – Four partners volunteered to help set up, brought supplies and gave out prizes for birthday celebration for residents for 50 hours during a three-month period.

May 15, 2014
Ouachita High School Softball Tournament – One partner volunteered to help set up, serve food, attend, and clean up after the softball banquet for state championship team.

March 14 – 15, 2014
Ouachita Parish High School Softball Tournament – Thirteen partners volunteered to work the concession stands, prep the fields, etc. for the 2-day tournament. This is the primary fundraiser for the softball booster club.

February 15, 2014
PAWS Pet Parade – Two partners passed out treats to participants and visitors to the PAWS Mardi Gras Pet Parade in West Monroe.

February 13, 2014
Valentine’s Surprises – Eleven partners assembled and handed out Valentine goodie bags and carnations to residents at two local nursing homes. This project brightened the day of 250 residents, as well as their families and their caregivers.

November 11, 2013
Chennault Military Museum – Seventeen partners cooked and served lunch to local Veterans and their families for 99 hours.

December 1, 2012
Suicide Awareness Benefit Walk – Nine partners volunteered for 45 hours. All proceeds benefited the Ouachita Parish Organization for Suicide Prevention.

November 10, 2012
Alzheimer’s Association Walk – Three partners volunteered to assist with registration, passed our fruit and granola bars to participants of the race. They volunteered for 12 hours.

November 9, 2012
Louisiana Life Share Blood Drive – Partners volunteered for eight hours to help set up and get volunteers to donate blood to the case.

November 4, 2012
Meals on Wheels – A partner volunteered to deliver Meals on Wheels for the sick and elderly.

November 3, 2012
ULM Tailgate – Eight partners cooked and served hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks to football fans in the parking lot of the game. They volunteered for 40 hours.

October 27, 2012
ULM Tailgating – Five partners volunteered for 20 hours cooking and serving people before the ULM football game.

October 26, 2012
Cedar Creek High School Game Fundraiser – All proceeds from fundraiser benefited Cedar Creek Football Program. Partner cooked and sold chicken dinners.

October 26, 2012
Highland Elementary Fall Festival – A group of partners helped set up for the festival and blew up balloons. Another group came later and worked at assigned booths. They gave out candy and prizes to over 200 kids. This was a community wide event to help the school raise money.

October 20, 2012
American Heart Association Walk – The annual walk is held at Forsythe Park. Partners handed out water, bananas and granola bars to the participants of the Heart Walk. They volunteered for 28 hours.

October 13, 2012
ULM Tailgate vs. Florida Atlantic – Partners cooked and served pulled pork sandwiches, chips and drinks. 10 partners volunteered for 40 hours.

October 13, 2012
Blessed by Downs Walk – Volunteers from the store cooked and served hot dogs, chips, drinks and freezer pops. They served over 400 hot dogs and volunteered over 30 hours. Super 1 Foods is always a big hit at the walk.

September 29, 2012
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Partners participated in the run and walk. 20 partners volunteered for 40 hours. Also, they passed out water and snacks to participants. All proceeds benefit breast cancer research.

September 28, 2012
West Monroe High School Football Game – During the football game partners helped run the concession stand. They volunteered for five hours.

September 21, 2012
Meet The Teachers – Partners cooked and served hot dogs to parents that have children attending Cedar Creek High School.

September 21, 2012
ULM Tailgate – Seventeen partners volunteered 85 hours to help cook and serve steak, chicken fajitas, bacon shrimp and drinks before the game.

September 20, 2012
West Monroe High School Football – During the football game partners helped stet up and run the concession stands for the football game.

September 15, 2012
ULM Warhawk Dash 2012 – All proceeds from the Dash benefit The Wounded Warrior Project. Participants run through mud, over and under obstacles, through water and do many other crazy things. Partners volunteered for four hours.

August 16, 2012
Northeast Louisiana Food Bank Fill A Trailer – Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods “Fill-A- Trailer” Campaign teamed with the Food Bank of NE Louisiana. Each location had pre-bagged canned items that could be purchased and they also took monetary donations.

August 18, 2012
Rhythm of Autism – A+ Back to School Drive – Partners helped this non-profit organization by providing a location, setting up and handing out school backpacks filled with school supplies to 200 children of low-income families.

August 14, 2012
NE. Louisiana Food Bank Food Drive – Partners selected products and built $5.00 bags to sell to help replenish the Food Bank. Donation bags were collected and carried to the Food Bank where partners met and sorted the products for placement on the shelves and racking.

May 4, 2012
Relay for Life – Partners teamed with teachers and coaches from Sterlington Middle School and participated in the annual Relay for Life at Monroe Civic Center. They volunteered for forty hours with the relay walk and participated in various activities and worked the food booth for their fundraiser. All funds collected were donated to the relay event.

October 15, 2011
American Heart Association Walk – Ten partners participated in the annual Heart Walk. Most of them walked three miles. Few partners stayed at the tent and handed out water and granola bars.

September 24, 2011
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Walk – Eighteen partners participated in the walk for breast cancer research.

July 16, 2011
Dixie Diehards – Partners from the store cooked and served for the Dixie Diehards baseball team. The team is made up of special needs children and adults. Everyone is winner on this team. The store fed over 200 people.

July 7, 2011
Blood Drive – Partners held a blood drive in the parking lot of the store. They raffled off a grill for people that gave blood.

January 28, 2011
NELA Women’s Retreat – Partners donated many hours to serve refreshments during the Women’s Retreat.

January 27, 2011
Cooley House Foundation Fundraiser – Partners assisted with a fundraiser to assist the operation of the Cooley House Foundation.

January 12, 2011
Crosely Elementary School – Partners participate in a read-a-thon each month to the elementary school.

September 25, 2010
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Area Super 1 Foods stores participated in the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Super 1 Foods is a sponsor of this event.

September 12, 2010
Blood Drive – Partners from our Super 1 Foods Louisville Ave. location assisted donors giving the gift of life. They donated over nine hours to the blood drive.

September 5 – 6, 2010
MDA Telethon – Partners from Super 1 Foods assisted with this annual event. They donated over 33 hours.

August 12, 2010
Life Share Blood Drive – Partners at the Super 1 Foods Louisville Ave. location assisted with a blood drive held in the store parking lot. 20 people donated and partners provided goody bags for everyone.

June 10, 2010
Summerlin Lane Nursing Home Birthday Party – Super 1 Foods partners held a birthday party for the residents at Summerlin Lane Nursing Home. Food and treats were prepared at the store and carried to the Nursing Home and served during the party.

June 14, 2010
Summer Camp for Children – Partners helped with activities and feeding the children at the camp at ULM. They offer a variety of summer camps for kids of all ages!

May 30, 2010
Veterans Home Cookout – In conjunction with the local civic group Super 1 Foods partners cooked hamburgers for the veterans that stay at home.

May 22, 2010
Shoot for the Troops – Partners donated over 16 hours of their time to benefit local families with members that are deployed overseas.

May 21, 2010
J.S. Clark Elementary Adopt-A-School – The Super 1 Foods Cottingham location held a food drive for their adopt a school.

May 7, 2010
Adopt-A-Teacher of the Year – The Super 1 Foods Louisville Ave. location adopted a teacher of the year and awarded her flowers and a gift card.

March 24, 2010
Special Olympics – Partners donated their time to work with the Special Olympics. They served food to the Olympians.

April 30, 2009
Law Enforcement/Firefighter Appreciation Cookout – Employees did another appreciation cookout in Monroe, LA. to thank the law enforcement and firefighters in Monroe and West Monroe.

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