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Glory Foods Launches ‘Honor Your Hero’ Photo Contest in Celebration of Black History Month

February 20, 2013

February 4, 2013, Columbus, Ohio – Representatives of Glory Foods Inc. today announced the “Honor Your Hero” Photo Contest as a part of the company’s commemoration of Black History Month. The social media competition requires participants to submit pictures via of their remarkable role models and share why their nominees are worthy of admiration.

“We all know about the famous American heroes like Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.,” said Dan Charna, vice president of operations for Glory Foods. “However, in this great nation of ours, we know there are many unknown heroes – it could be someone’s grandmother, teacher or coach. No matter who those people are they are extraordinary to those whose lives they touched. The ‘Honor Your Hero’ Photo Contest is one way Glory Foods can celebrate unsung champions.”

Fans voting at will choose the three winners, all of whom will receive Glory Foods prize packs.

“I’m sure we will get inspiring entries because our consumers have shared touching aspects of their lives before in previous competitions,” Charna said. “We are anticipating moving tributes during this special Black History Month contest.”

As a part of its photo challenge, Glory Foods is highlighting an African American hero each Monday at

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Glory Foods is the category leader in Southern-style, heat-and-serve products including seasoned canned vegetables, cooking bases, hot sauces and fresh greens. Its Southern-style vegetables and side dishes are staples in American homes and offer convenient meal planning solutions for busy families. For more information about Glory Foods, visit, on Facebook at, Twitter at and YouTube at

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