By Charles Jackson Jr.
The Grocery Outlet in Compton celebrated three years of serving the community with wholesome foods and quality products. Store owner, Eugene Bennette, has dedicated countless hours into developing the community and local businesses. Having hosted several giveaways, potlucks, and pop-ups, this anniversary marked another opportunity for entrepreneurs, city officials, and locals to connect and share resources. Hundreds came out to celebrate with Eugene including Paulette Simpson Gipson, President of the Compton Branch of NAACP, Compton High Band, Centennial High Marching Band, Councilman Jonathon Bowers, the Mayor, and City Council, the Business Alliance, City Pride Magazine, and many others.