Life, Love, In Memory Of

Life Milestones

→ Congratulations to Elijah Brown, a four star football recruit at tight end, who has committed to play college football for Nick Sabin and defending National Champion University of Alabama. Elijah plans to major in business and follows in the footsteps of his dad, Wine Trends VP and General Manager Ernest Brown, who also played college football!


Wedding Bells

→ Columbus Beer Sales Pro Vicky Benedejcic and David Hitch were married on September 26, 2020. Due to COVID restrictions they were married at a family members house, with only immediate family in attendance. Their plan to have a church wedding and reception in 2021. Congratulations to Vicky and David Hitch!

→ Columbus Wine Sales Pro Jessica Willis was married September 26, 2020, to Drew Rivers. Congratulations Jessica and Drew!

→ Lorain Driver Check-In Associate Kyle King and fiancé surprised everyone with a Christmas Day wedding! Best wishes to the happy couple!


→ Columbus Wines Sales Pros Brynn Stewart and Matt Tuttle postponed their June 2020 wedding due to Covid restrictions. Matt and Brynn married on January 16, 2021, with only immediate family in attendance. They plan to have a reception later in the year. Congratulations to Brynn and Matt!

Oh, Baby!

→ Lorain Sales Pro Chelsea Simon and husband Clayton welcomed Cecilia “Cece” Simon to their family on December 28, 2020, joining big brother Ezra. Congrats to the Simon family!

→ Toledo Driver Derick Wallace, wife Samantha, and big sister Ryleigh welcomed Remington Leigh to the family on January 21, 2021.

→ Toledo Beer DM Emily Peper, husband Greg and big sister Lorelai welcomed Julian Lincoln to the family on February 5, 2021.

→ Congratulations to Columbus Craft Manager Steven Lilley and his wife Ashley, on the birth of their second child Isla Grace! She was born February 15, 2021 and weighed in at 7lb 8oz, and 20.75 inches long. Isla Grace joins big sister Caroline, who is three years old!

In Memory Of

→ Condolences to Cleveland Sales Pro Brian Lewis, who lost his father Joseph Lewis.

→ Lorain Driver Jaime Cabrera lost his mother Manuela Cabrera on Dec 22, 2020. She was 69 years old.

→ Cleveland Sales Pro Sanford Borom’s mother, Mattie P. Borom passed away on January 11, 2021. 


For those Associates who are going through a rough time with medical or other personal challenges, your co-workers and colleagues are thinking of you and sending you best wishes!