Upcoming Events

WAFC Rallies

Norcal : January 31, 2017
Castlewood Country Club
707 Country Club Cir,
Pleasanton, CA 94566
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Pac NW : February 1, 2017
McMenamins Edgefield 
2126 S.W. Halsey St.
Troutdale, OR 97060
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Socal : February 8, 2017
Old Ranch Country Club
3901 Lampson Ave
Seal Beach, CA 90740
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Southwest : February 9, 2016
Location TBD
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May 6, 2017
Illuminators Annual WAFC Golf Tournament
JW Marriott Desert Springs Golf Course
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260 
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Educational Foundation


The Illuminators Educational Foundation provides college scholarships
to further the education of members and their families of the Illuminators,
Western Association of Food Chains and the California Grocers Association.





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News & Information


We honor the lives of two grocery veterans, and former Illuminator Headlites. Truly remarkable men who were pillars in our industry.

Bob Wilson Obituary               Art Portugal Obituary
If you would like to donate to an Illuminator Scholarship fund in honor of Bob Wilson or Art Portugal, Click the picture above.


Illuminators WAFC Rallies!


The Illuminator History with the CGA


Illuminator 2016/2017 Officers

From Left - Tailite: Tracy Lape, Spotlite: Paul Kamholz, Sidelite: Mark Olejnik, Headlite: Dave Dimond


Illuminators WAFC 2016 Rallies

Thank you to all our Members and Partners who attended our very first 2016 WAFC Rally at the Old Ranch Country Club.  A huge Thank you to our Guest Speaker Pete Van Helden, President and CEO of Stater Brothers!  Next Stop Castlewood Country Club in Northern California and then Chateau St. Michelle in the Pacific Northwest!  Check out our WAFC Gallery by clicking HERE!