Obama Highlights Work of Local Supermarket Retailer

WASHINGTON -- Jeff Brown, president and chief executive officer of Brown's Super Stores, was the guest of honor seated in first lady Michelle Obama's box during President Obama’s State of the Union Address Wednesday night. The president cited the need for supermarkets in inner-city areas.

WASHINGTON -- Jeff Brown, president and chief executive officer of Brown's Super Stores, was the guest of honor seated in first lady Michelle Obama's box during President Obama’s State of the Union Address Wednesday night.

The president cited the need for supermarkets in inner-city areas. Brown has been working with the Fresh Food Financing Initiative (FFFI), a program initiated in Pennsylvania that combines state and private money to provide grants and loans for grocery-store

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