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Spinx Gas Giveaway Stan Storti Eric Ashemore

Stan Storti (left), Eric Ashemore

Honors South Carolina resident for March of Babies fundraising efforts

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Upstate South Carolina resident Eric Ashemore gathered recently with leaders from The Spinx Co. and the March of Dimes to receive the grand prize for this year’s March for Babies fundraising efforts—free gas for a year from Spinx. Stan Storti, president of Greenville, S.C.-based...

Ian Johnstone Cenex Zip Trip

Ian Johnstone

Cenex Zip Trip executive passes away at 54, leaves legacy of inspiring team, helping children

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Cenex Zip Trip general manager Ian Johnstone, 54, who passed away on August 19, leaves behind a legacy of inspiring employees and working with children’s charities. Johnstone suffered a heart attack overnight in his sleep before a planned celebration of a record-breaking year for...

Gift marks company’s largest single philanthropic contribution to date

ANDERSON, Ind. -- Conveniende-store company Ricker’s has donated $500,000 to Ivy Tech Community College and its new Anderson, Ind., campus as a way to give back to the community in which it found its start. “We love this community, and we’ve prospered here from its support,” Nancy Ricker, co-...

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