Seven people connected to the retail grocery industry received awards during the annual Utah Retail Grocers Association "clan nite."

Honored were Greg Bingham, Clover Club Foods, outstanding direct supplier representative; Rick Jensen, Sabala Bros. & Co., outstanding food broker representative; Samantha Jones, Nestle Co., new face in the industry "neophyte" award; and Paul Larsen, Proctor and Gamble, outstanding manufacturer's representative.Dennis Seal, Associated Food Stores, outstanding service award; Gaylen Sprague, grocery manager of Harry's Market in Kaysville; and Mike Nigh, grocery manager of Harmon's store in Roy, outstanding in-store department manager, also were honored.