Since 1961

2013 Sponsors

Support our sponsors

In recent years the following businesses and organizations have supported the Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival in our support for a stronger community. Visit their shops and websites!

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gold    Sponsor of the Watermelon Pavilion

The National Watermelon Promotion Board, based in Orlando, FL, represents 1,500 watermelon growers, shippers and importers. Through research, education and marketing initiatives, the Board is finding new ways to enhance market opportunities for farmers and to promote the nutritional, culinary and convenience benefits of watermelon.

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goldSponsor of the Seed Spitting Contest



Breadmasters Enterprises, founded in 1994, is a family owned and run wholesale bakery based in Pico-Rivera. With the vision of retaining old-world splendor and wholesomeness used with a modern application, Mediterranean, Armenian and European flatbread recipes are created using proprietary baking techniques and equipment that raises the standard for quality and taste.  Owner Ara Zeithlian, a member of the Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club, invented and built the WatermelonOmatic, a unique automatic slicing machine that takes the hard work out of preparing the melon slices served at the Watermelon Festival.

9606 Beverly Rd.
Pico Rivera CA 90660
562-695-3443   fax 562-695-5773


goldMedia Sponsor






goldSponsor of Volunteer Lanyards

SEIU 721












Claud Co EateryClaud & Company Eatery will be providing food for the hospitality tent. The company is owned by Chef Claud Beltran, for over a quarter of a century he and his staff have been creating culinary delights and fantastic designs that please al the senses. For more information please visit





Whole FoodsWhole Foods Market Arroyo Parkway-the largest west of the Rockies! Come visit our two-story California flagship store and experience the many wonderful foods we have to offer. With over ten different ready-to-eat food venues, catering, extraordinary produce and top notch meat and seafood departments, we’ve got something for everyone to enjoy. Whole Food Market is also providing Gift Certificates for our Recipe Contest Winners and sponsoring the hospitality area. For more information please visit





Van Groningen & Sons






Yosemite Fresh Watermelon























Perry & Sons





Pappas & Co