ABLA honors Pete Jordan as Alabama Retailer of the Year

first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “I don’t think I’ll ever be able to do anything to equal this award,” Jordan said. “It’s a feather in my cap. I thank the American Beverage Licensees Association for this recognition. I’m appreciative of it and I’m humbled by it.”The business was originally on North Three Notch Street but was moved to South Brundidge Street to make use of the building that previously housed Jordan’s auto parts business.“My son, Pete, actually got me interested in the package store business,” Jordan said. “It was an opportunity to be a part of a new business in Alabama. It has worked out pretty good for us.” ABLA honors Pete Jordan as Alabama Retailer of the Year Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen Print Article Bandon Owens, Alabama Beverage Licensees Association executive director, said Jordan’s work in the industry has led to many changes involving better protections against underage drinking and improved business practices.“The Alabama Beverage Licensees Association was Mr. Jordan’s brainchild,” Owens said. “Upon founding an organization in the early 2000s to work with the Alabama Legislature and the ABC Board on policy changes, that organization, the Alabama Liquor Alliance, eventually became the Alabama Beverage Licensees Association. That association now includes more than 50 members around the state. As a founder, Mr. Jordan became the first vice president of the organization and served in that role for more than five years.” Latest Stories You Might Like TCS, PLAS students return to class Students in Ms. Kelly Moore’s Pre-K class gather for a picture on their first day back at the Hank Jones… read more Pete Jordan of Pete’s Package Store in Troy has been honored as the 2016 Retailer of the Year for Alabama by the American Beverage Licensees Association.Jordan and his wife, Jeannette, were honored at a reception in Denver sponsored by Brown-Forman Corporation, one of the largest American-owned companies in the spirits and wine business. The dinner honored 15 other states’ top performing retailers.Jordan, who has owned and operated Pete’s Package in Troy for more than 30 years, said the recognition as the Retailer of the Year is the height of his career. Skip Email the author Published 3:00 am Friday, August 12, 2016 Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Jordan said the awards recognition dinner was an opportunity to meet other awards winners from around the country and talk shop.“Pete Coors of Coors Brewing Company received the ABL’s Top Shelf award and it was interesting to get to be around some of the leaders in the industry,” Jordan said. “We had a good time and were just honored to be there.”last_img read more

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