Philadelphia grocer recognized by First Lady

    A Philadelphia area grocer earned national recognition today by receiving acknowledgement from First Lady Michelle Obama for his work in providing healthy and affordable food to local communities.

    Jeffrey Brown, who is President and CEO of Brown’s Super Stores, joined the First Lady Wednesday at the White House as she recognized him for his efforts.

    Brown’s Super Stores is a family owned company that operates a chain of 10 area ShopRite supermarkets.

    Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) today issued a congratulations to Brown, saying the honor given by the White House is very well deserved.

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    “Jeff’s efforts to make quality, reasonably priced foods available to the people in my District are commendable,” Sen. Hughes said in a statement.

    Brown was invited to join the First Lady at the White House as she outlined the progress of her campaign to bring healthy and affordable food to every community across the country.

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