Welcome to the Cookie and Snack Bakers Association

The Cookie and Snack Bakers Association (CASBA) was established in 1970 to provide association members with a forum and atmosphere conducive to building relationships, sharing experiences, and exchanging information necessary to prosper our individual business and Industry.


Passing of a CASBA Member: Gene Veazey

We regret to inform that we recently lost a long time member, Gene Veazey.

Gene passed away on January 8, 2019. He was one of the founders of the Cookie and Snack Bakers’ Association in 1970 with John Murray, Jr., Bud Cason and Craig Parrish. He attended Southern College in Ooltewah, Tennessee where he met and married Phyllis Price. After a 2 year stint in the Army he was discharged in San Antonio,Texas, they moved to St. Petersburg, Florida where Gene began a career in the baking business that would extend for 60 years. 

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Passing of a CASBA Member: Craig Parrish

We regret to inform that we recently lost a long time member, Craig Parrish.
He passed Sunday November 4th at the age of 91. He was a 1947 graduate of Collegedale Academy and a 1951 graduate of Southern Missionary College.  He was veteran of the United States Army and was retired from Bishop Baking Company after 35 years of service.  Craig was a founding member and Executive Director for the Cookie and Snack Bakers Association (CASBA) and a retired Board Member of the Hiwassee Chapter of the American Red Cross for 44years.
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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Craig Parrish’s name at the following:

Mail:     CASBA / Kit Murphy Memorial Scholarship Fund
PO Box 698
Richmond, IN 47375

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Mail:     American Red Cross/Hiwassee Chapter
PO Box 37839
Boone, IA 50037-0839

Online: https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/