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Company News: FRESH 15 donates $138K in race proceeds to four charities

FRESH 15 donates $138K in race proceeds to four charitiesTYLER, Texas, May 15, 2015 – A total of $138,000 was raised through Brookshire Grocery Co.’s second annual FRESH 15 road race, held March 7 at FRESH by Brookshire’s in Tyler.

All proceeds from the event were formally presented in recent weeks to the four benefiting charities: Bethesda Health Clinic, $60,000; Team Red, White and Blue, $31,000; The SEAL Legacy Foundation, $27,000; and FitSTEPS for Life, $20,000.

“With the support of nearly 4,000 runners and volunteers, and our vendor partners, we were able to raise $50,000 more for our charities than last year’s race,” said Trent Brookshire, senior vice president – division manager for BGC. “We couldn’t be more proud of the overall outcome of this year’s FRESH 15 and can’t wait to see what next year’s race will bring.”

More than 3,300 participants competed in the 2015 FRESH 15, which featured 15K, 5K and kids 1K races. Registration for the third annual FRESH 15 race, set for March 5, 2016, opens July 4. For more information, visit FRESH15K.

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