Thomasville Times Enterprise

December 25, 2012

Flowers Baking Company selects Brown for award

Staff report

THOMASVILLE — Flowers Baking Co. of Thomasville, a subsidiary of Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO), has selected employee Judy Brown recipient of its 2012 Flowers Spirit Award.

The Flowers Spirit Award recognizes employees who are a positive force at work and in their community. The award was inspired by the kindness and generosity of Langdon S. Flowers, past president and chairman of the board of Flowers Foods. Throughout his life, Langdon Flowers encouraged many people within the company and throughout the country and was an active supporter of many charitable and community organizations.

Judy Brown, executive secretary for the Thomasville bakery, was recognized for her positive attitude, strong work ethic and commitment to her job, and volunteerism in the community. Outside of work, Brown is an active member of Northside Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for more than 20 years. In Brown’s honor, Flowers Foods has made a monetary donation to her charity of choice — The Gideons International.

See Wednesday's edition for more details.