Community Outreach

Convenience store retailers giving back to their communities

The Pantry announces fourth annual "Salute Our Troops" campaign

CARY, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc.'s Kangaroo Express has announced the fourth annual Salute Our Troops campaign, inviting customers in its more than 1,530 Kangaroo Express convenience stores across 13 states to demonstrate united support for military personnel and their families. From the week before...

James A. Haslam II (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Truckstops)

James A. Haslam II

Partnership will focus on initiatives such as health-related programming

WASHINGTON -- Pilot Flying J has committed $1.25 million over the next five years to Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) to assist with the growing trucking-industry movement. The leading travel center company and the trucking industry advocacy group kicked off the partnership with a press...

Nancy Sheetz (left), Steve Sheetz, Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)

Nancy Sheetz (left), Steve Sheetz, Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry

Pennsylvania Downtown Center recognizes c-store philanthropists, college

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Community nonprofit group the Pennsylvania Downtown Center honored convenience store entrepreneurs and philanthropists Steve and Nancy Sheetz, along with Penn State Altoona, with a Townie Award at a banquet held June 2 at the Blair County Convention Center. The Townies is an annual...

Fort Bragg personnel helped shape Pantry's new Fayetteville location.
Event benefits Penn State Altoona Advisory Board initiatives
2014 Brand Meeting & Trade Show features charity events
Convenience store chain establishes non-profit foundation
Group will hold recognition ceremony May 15 at trade event
Renames travel center to honor professional drivers who evoke respect for profession
Retailers provide food to U.S.S. Somerset commissioning ceremony attendees