Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities

Holiday promotion helps build houses for veterans

DUXBURY, Mass. -- VERC Enterprises, a leading convenience store and Mobil and Gulf gasoline operator with locations throughout eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire, raised $825 for Homes for Our Troops during a weeklong promotional campaign. Throughout Thanksgiving week, Nov. 24 through 30, VERC...

Professional driver, veteran Cones wins $10,000

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pilot Flying J has announced that Sandia Park, N.M., resident and professional driver Kyle Cones is the 2014 Road Warrior winner. Cones, a U.S. Army veteran and driver for Pride Transport, will receive a $10,000 check from Pilot Flying J. After months of honoring professional...

Marketer provides support to National Center for Children & Families

WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- Petroleum Marketing Group (PMG) , with CITGO, recently provided $4,200 to build a special playground for The National Center for Children & Families' (NCCF) Clinton Farm in Clinton, Md. "Even though these children have gone through some rough experiences in their young lives...

Holiday event celebrates military, families, thanks them for service
Sponsoring Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful's 2015 Great American Cleanup.
Helps honor fallen soldiers, feed drivers, vets along the way
Travel centers can be key vantage points, help get message out, CEO says
Skin cancer affects thousands, including members of the c-store industry
DePinto presents contribution to support Folds of Honor Foundation at Outlook event
Retailer supporting community food banks in N.J., N.Y., joins Check-Out Hunger