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Sbrocco International sponsors 2014 JCC Maccabi Games

CHERRY HILL, NJ — Sbrocco International Inc. was a sponsor of the just-completed 2014 JCC Maccabi Games in the Cherry Hill, NJ, host community.

"It's always been important to Sbrocco to give back to our local community, and the Maccabi Games are especially rewarding since we share a common mission to encourage the health and well-being of our youth," Christina Regan, marketing manager of Sbrocco International, said in a press release.

sbrocco3South Jersey athletes Jed Friedman (left) and Josh Rivkind (right) enjoyed fresh apples with Christina Regan, marketing manager of Sbrocco International Inc., at the 2014 Maccabi Games. (Photo courtesy of Sbrocco International)The JCC Maccabi Games are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in multiple sites throughout North America. It is the world's largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers, bringing together over 5,000 athletes from around the globe, the release noted.

This year Sbrocco International, a premier importer of fresh produce based here, donated apples which were served with lunch and as a snack to Maccabi athletes and coaches, who voiced an appreciation for having a fresh, healthy and great-tasting food option available.

Brian Adler, development director of the Jewish Community Center, said in the release, "On behalf of the 2014 JCC Maccabi Games and over 5,000 athletes, coaches, volunteers and staff, we are truly grateful for all of the support from Sbrocco International, and for assisting us in maintaining healthy and balanced lunch and snack options for our participants and supporters."

The 2014 JCC Maccabi Games were held Aug. 10-15 in the host communities of Cherry Hill, NJ; Boca Raton, FL; and Detroit.