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Lubbock Christian University names United Family Community Partner of the Year

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United Supermarkets has been named this year's Community Partner of the Year by Lubbock Christian University.

The Community Partners Program is an initiative to strengthen relationships between the university and businesses in our area.

"We appreciate The United Family not only for what they have done for LCU but because of the leadership and support that they have always provided in the Lubbock community," Lisa Fraze, director of stewardship at LCU, said. "They continue to be a phenomenal business that is driven by a charitable and servant-hood spirit. That spirit begins with their leader, Robert Taylor, floods down through every employee and blesses our community."

The United Family has partnered with LCU for the past 20 years.

The Community Partner of the Year Award, presented annually, is chosen out of the many LCU Community Partners for their engagement and support of the LCU community.

The United Family has supported LCU for over 20 consecutive years in areas such as:

• Community Partners
• School of Business
• Student Scholarships
• Athletics
• Women in Leadership
• Nursing
• Student Development Board
• Various Capital Campaigns

"Lubbock Christian University has been a great partner for this community, so we are especially humbled to receive their recognition," Robert Taylor, CEO of The United Family, said. "The United Family and LCU have parallel cultures in many regards. United was founded by a family that believed in faith-based decisions, and we have maintained that culture throughout our 104-year history. Without the support of our guests, we couldn't contribute to the things we do, so we share this honor with them."

For more information about Community Partners, contact Lisa Fraze at lisa.fraze@lcu.edu.

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