PATERSON, NJ — The Eastern Produce Council held its final dinner-meeting Tuesday evening, June 24, here at The Brownstone, before taking a little time off for its traditional summer break. Earthbound Farm and House Foods co-sponsored the meeting, which was originally scheduled to take place this past winter but had to be canceled due to bad weather.
Anna Weiss and Charlotte Cutler of Race-West Co.
John Annetta and Lou Scagnelli of R. Best.
Tom Marrolli of State Garden, Jim Mulcahy of New World Farming Trade and Kurt Zuhlke of Kurt Zuhlke & Associates.
Mike Felicione and Paul Hamilton of Kings Food Markets with Mark A. Antoch of RLB Food Distributors.
Ed Johnson and Anthony Lucchetto of Ramapo Ridge Snacks.
Paul Pogrebneak of Four Seasons Produce and EPC First Vice President Vic Savanello of Allegiance Retail Services.
EPC Executive Director John McAleavey with Joe Procacci of Procacci Bros. Sales and an EPC director.
Leslie Simmons of Dave's Specialty Imports and EPC President Paul Kneeland of Kings Food Markets.
Yoko DiFrancia of House Foods, a co-sponsor of the Eastern Produce Council's June 24 dinner meeting, told attendees about her company.
The James & Thersea Nolan Family Foundation awarded a $5,000 scholarship to the winner of its essay contest at the June 24 dinner meeting of the Eastern Produce Council. Shown were Theresa Nolan; essay winner Jordan Goldman, who will be starting his sophomore year at Penn State University this fall; Jordan's father, Marc Goldman; EPC Executive Director John McAleavey; and EPC President Paul Kneeland of Kings Food Markets.