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Texas International Produce Association Hosts Skeet Shoot PAC Fundraiser

Texas International Produce Association Hosts Skeet Shoot PAC Fundraiser



MISSION, TX - Keeping with a new tradition, the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) held its annual Skeet Shoot fundraiser this past weekend. The two-day PAC-funding event began on October 23, and served as a critical way to support future activities and endeavors made by the organization.

Dante Galeazzi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Texas International Produce Association“Our annual Skeet Shoot PAC-fundraiser was the brainchild of Mark Santos of Santos International and Scott Fletcher of Allen Lund, two of our event sponsors,” said Dante Galeazzi, President and CEO of TIPA. “In a time where comradery is longed for, bringing the membership together was a great sight to see.”

According to a press release, 16 teams participated in the annual event.

The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) held its annual Skeet Shoot fundraiser this past weekend

Before the competition, all shooters were treated to a meal, courtesy of Tommy Wilkins from Grow Farms Texas and David Leal of Allen Lund. As contestants ate, they where able to social distance themselves as they caught up with peers.

Mark Santos, Partner, Santos International“We feel like this is our best event yet, despite the times we are in,” said Mark Santos, Partner at Santos International. “We were able to all have a great time and raise funds for our PAC. We look forward to making this event even better in the future.”

Committee Members of the TIPA Skeet Shoot include Mary Velasquez of Coast Tropical, Tony Martinez of Primo Trading Services, April Flowers of Lone Star Citrus Growers, Mark Santos of Santos International, and Scott Fletcher of Allen Lund.

Although this year has been anything but easy, events like the one held by TIPA show the resiliency and comradery that the produce industry has to offer.

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