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Golf Classic Raises $152,250 for Boys & Girls Club of Bowling Green

April 19, 2017

In its 28th year, the Houchens Industries Boys & Girls Club Golf Classic continues to raise record-breaking funds for youth of the Bowling Green area.

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Price Less Foods Continues to Expand in East Tennessee

March 09, 2017

Jefferson City, Tennessee is the latest addition to the Price Less Foods family. As the name implies, Price Less is focused on being a low-cost grocery provider. However, customers will find that the atmosphere and extensive name brand product selection is unlike most discount grocery retailers.


Scott McElroy among top IGA Retailers in the United States

February 27, 2017

McElroy, store manager of Price Less IGA in Franklin, Ky., was recognized as one of the nation’s top IGA retailers at the IGA Global Rally held February 10 – 12 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Crossroads IGA, a fresh expansion to Houchens Food Group

January 04, 2017

The most unique member of the Houchens family of retailers, Crossroads IGA, is a small format grocery store boasting a broad variety of your favorite products. With recent new store openings and more on the horizon, Crossroads is poised for growth for years to come.

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Houchens Industries Celebrates 100 Years

January 01, 2017

Houchens Industries was originally founded in rural Kentucky by Ervin G. Houchens in 1917 as Houchens Foods.

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Cohen's Celebrates 90 Years & Empowering Customers Through Sight

January 01, 2017

Cohen’s Fashion Optical is celebrating 90 years as a home for healthy eyes. It was back in 1927 when the founder, Jack Cohen, first started selling eyeglasses from a pushcart on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. With over 130 franchise stores in the US and Puerto Rico, Cohen is fulfilling Jack’s vision of helping people see better, and look better, too.

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Food Group Retailers Raise more than $20,000 for Great American Milk Drive

October 03, 2016

September is national Hunger Action Month. Houchens Food Group retailers took action and collected $20,387 in donations to provide nutrient-rich milk to local food banks.


Insurance Group Makes Community Involvement a Priority

July 01, 2016

Van Meter Insurance, a division of Houchens Insurance Group, takes as many opportunities as possible to volunteer in our community. Numerous employees have given their time to The Center for Courageous Kids and have helped bring Christmas to 50 children from the area.

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Annual Houchens Industries Golf Classic

April 19, 2016

Annual Houchens Industries Golf Classic raises more than $126,000 for Boys & Girls Club

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Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) Name Store Manager of the Year

March 20, 2016

Sheila Austin, manager of Houchens Food Group-owned Buehler’s IGA in Darmstadt, Indiana, has been named Store Manager of the Year by Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG).