CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A marketing director for the Diageo liquor company, which hosted a lavish dinner for the Mecklenburg County ABC Board, turned in receipts last week showing he paid for about two dozen other meals last year involving ABC boards across North Carolina.

The receipts, which had been requested by the N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, include at least three lunches with Mecklenburg ABC Board employees.

Andy Iredale, N.C. marketing director for Diageo, had previously told an Alcohol Law Enforcement agent that he paid for meals for ABC employees in Asheville, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and at least four other cities, including Statesville and Mooresville.

The newly submitted receipts detail some of those meals as well as others, totaling about $2,200.

The commission is reviewing the receipts and has not determined next steps, said Agnes Stevens, spokeswoman for the state ABC Commission.

Diageo drew headlines in recent weeks after the company spent about $12,700 on a November 2009 holiday dinner at Del Frisco's steakhouse for the Mecklenburg ABC Board. Attendees included Parks Helms, who has since resigned as board chairman, and other workers and guests. The dinner was first reported by NewsChannel 36.

Helms and some other employees repaid about $9,000 of the bill. But the ALE has said the board and Diageo violated state alcohol laws that prohibit liquor companies from giving gifts.

The receipts from Iredale include the November dinner, as well as three lunches at Boudreaux's Louisiana Kitchen in NoDa and Texas Land & Cattle in University City. They range in price from about $30 to $50.

One Mecklenburg receipt includes a hand-written note from Iredale indicating the meal was attended by Me and Calvin. The others reference Iredale, Calvin, Kirt and John Hughes.

On Friday, Calvin McDougal resigned as CEO of the Mecklenburg ABC.

Local ABC officials have said they believed state guidelines were unclear concerning gifts from liquor companies. This week, the Mecklenburg ABC Board voted to have staff develop a gift and ethics policy for the board and its employees. They'll consider the proposals at a Feb. 2 meeting.

The vote came days after the state ABC Commission imposed a ban on gifts to local ABC boards from liquor companies and any other vendors. But the state chair acknowledged at the meeting that the commission has very limited oversight authority over the local boards.

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