Lake Worth Beach, FL. (August 11, 2017) – Source1 Purchasing, a leading national purchasing services provider for the hospitality, lodging, restaurant and leisure industries, was proud to sponsor this year’s “Celebration of Education Breakfast” in Delray Beach, Florida.
On Thursday, August 10th, the Delray Beach, Florida Chamber of Commerce held its “2017 Celebration of Education Breakfast” at the Delray Beach Golf Club. The theme at this year’s breakfast was “Thank you to Our Educators.” Key note Speaker Bill Bone spoke about “Grit and Gratitude” and along with Delray Beach Principals and 100 other educators and guests, discussed their educational successes and challenges, and kicked off the new school year.
Suzanne Spencer, in her role as Vice Chair of Education for the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, commented, “The Delray Beach Chamber and its members see the opportunity for businesses and schools to shift a typical interaction from transactional to one of relational.”
One of the highlights at this year’s breakfast was a series of “Oprah Moments” recognizing the educators of Delray Beach. Source1 Purchasing, in partnership with Office Depot, was a proud sponsor of the “Grand Oprah Moment for New Teachers” and donated 100 backpacks and school supplies to the new teachers.
CEO and President of Source1 Purchasing, Scott Hoffmire, remarked, “As a local business owner in the Delray Beach area, I believe we should all do whatever we can to support the children and the entire community. I encourage my staff at Source1 Purchasing, as well as my partners, my friends and my family to lend their support to the young residents of Delray Beach. I was proud to be involved in this year’s ‘Celebration of Education Breakfast’ which gave us an opportunity to recognize the achievements and thank our local educators.”
About Source1 Purchasing
Source 1 Purchasing is a leading strategic supply chain management group focused on cost management, savings and operational efficiencies for the lodging, restaurant, and food service industries. Founded in 1997, Source1 Purchasing provides customized group buying and procurement programs for operations of all sizes, from single-location to multi-unit operations to major corporate facilities with centralized buying functions. Today, Source1 Purchasing has more than $7 billion in purchasing power and offers customers access to over 750 high-quality suppliers and 9,000 products.