Jonathon Faso becomes first recipient of Pate Dawson Scholarship
Charlotte, N.C. – Spring, 2009 –The
Pate Dawson Scholarship was formed at Johnson & Wales University's
Charlotte campus out of the generosity of the Pate Dawson Company
and its Chief Executive Officer, Mac Sullivan, who is also father of
Joel Sullivan, a current Charlotte campus student. The fund, which
awards two $5,000 scholarships annually, assists students who have
completed their Associates Degree in Culinary Arts and are pursuing
a Bachelor's Degree in Food Service Management. The scholarship is
awarded to those students who demonstrate exemplary academic,
leadership and community service achievements, and who are residents
of the state of North Carolina. This year's Pate Dawson Scholar is
Jonathon Faso, a rising senior in the Food Service Management
Program from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Applications are under
review for the 2009-10 Pate Dawson Scholar. Johnson & Wales is
honored to partner with the Pate Dawson Company to assist future
leaders in the food service industry.
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Jonathon's bio here.
Jonathon Faso, 2009 Pate Dawson
Pate Dawson hosts 2nd Annual Customer Retreat
Williamsburg, V.A. - October 20-22 -
Pate Dawson’s 2nd Annual Customer Retreat in Colonial Williamsburg ,
held this past October, was a huge hit among participating
customers, supplier partners and staff. The Customer Retreat concept
was originated last year as a way for Pate Dawson Company to say
"Thank you" to those long and loyal customers that have partnered
with Pate Dawson Company over the years as well as to those new
customers that understand the benefits of and are committed to a
primary distributor relationship .
had a great time this year!
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Press Release here.
Dawson Company Gives Back Through
Wales University Scholarships
Charlotte, N.C. – September 4, 2008 –
Company, an independent foodservice distributor in Goldsboro, North
Carolina, has announced its support of Johnson & Wales
University-Charlotte Campus through student scholarships. Pate
Dawson, which was founded in 1885 as a retail grocery operation and
is now one of the largest food-service distributors in the
Southeast, will award scholarships to students who have received
their associate degree in culinary arts and are pursuing their
bachelor degree in food service management. Pate Dawson Scholars
will be in excellent academic standing, demonstrate leadership in
the Charlotte community and must be residents of the state of North
Mac Sullivan, Pate Dawson’s President and CEO, notes the
significance of this award. "We believe that Johnson & Wales
graduates have and will continue to make a big difference on the
foodservice distribution industry," Sullivan says. "Our company has
seen first-hand the value of a Johnson & Wales education, and we are
excited about offering students opportunities to finish their
education and contribute in meaningful ways to our industry. We are
proud to partner with the Charlotte Campus in this effort."
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Sullivan (right), Pate Dawson President & CEO
presents check to Art Gallagher (left), President of
& Wales University—Charlotte Campus