Syracuse, NY, May 22, 2015 — — Price Chopper in cooperation with School Sports Media™, a leader in sponsored school sports marketing, announced today that it has agreed for the 4th year in a row to sponsor the Section III Boys Girls Lacrosse finals in Syracuse, NY.
“Price Chopper is excited to once again sponsor the Section 3 lacrosse finals. We wish the best of luck to all of the teams as they enter the section championship season,” said Pam Cerrone, Manager of Community Relations.
As the governing body of 23,000 student athletes and 109 school districts in Central NY, Section III Athletics is charged with support and interpretation of the rules, regulations along with the constant improvement of programs and opportunities for all schools. Section III Athletics is the largest region affiliated with the NYSPHSAA.
According to John Rathbun Executive Director of Section III “The fiscal realities of the budget cuts are affecting fundamental after school activities everywhere so sections across the state have to be more creative. We are thrilled with having Price Chopper back as a partner with our 2015 Boys Girls Lacrosse Championship. Their commitment will help make up some of the budget gaps we as a section face in keeping our championships in place.”
About The Golub Corporation: Based in Schenectady, NY, the Golub Corporation owns and operates 135 Price Chopper and Market 32 grocery stores in New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The American owned, family-managed company prides itself on longstanding traditions of innovative food merchandising, leadership in community service, and cooperative employee relations. Golub’s 22,000 teammates collectively own more than 47% of the company’s privately held stock, making it one of the nation’s largest privately held corporations that is predominantly employee-owned. For additional information, visit www.pricechopper.com
About Section III Athletics: The mission of Section III Athletics is to provide a governing body, which shale organize and administer the interscholastic athletic program for member schools of Section III of the NYSPHSAA.