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Alta Convenience Partners With Make-A-Wish

Retailer raises more than $48,700 to fund six wishes

DENVER -- Alta Convenience, a division of Pester Marketing Co., thanked its loyal customers for their help in raising $48,743 during the Buy a Star Make-A-Wish Come True in-store donation campaign, which took place in November and December 2014 in all 57 Alta Convenience stores.

Alta Pester Make a Wish (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)

In addition to the Make-A-Wish stars that customers purchased, Alta Convenience also donated 10% from the sale of each cup of Alta premium coffee sold during the two-month period.

"All of us at Alta Convenience and Pester Marketing are touched by the generosity of our customers. It is with their donations that we, in alliance with Make-A-Wish, were able to make six wishes come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions," said Rich Spresser, president and CEO of Pester Marketing. "As a result of this successful second-year partnership with Make-A-Wish, we are pleased to be able to grant wishes in Colorado, Kansas and New Mexico."

Denver-based Pester Marketing, aba Alta Convenience and Alta Fuels, is a privately held corporation in business for more than 60 years with 57 convenience stores located in four states (Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and New Mexico).

In addition to the retail side of the business, Pester Marketing’s wholesale subsidiary, Alta Fuels, located in Colorado, is a major supplier of transportation fuels and a pioneer in bio-fuels, both E85 and bio-diesel. Alta Fuels also carries a full line of ExxonMobil lubricants and serves customers in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico. The company also owns and operates its own fuel transportation company, Alta Transportation.

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