The event featured a celebratory cake and samples, as well as games, raffles, a dunk tank, a bounce house, face painting and more. The event also helped raise funds for Habitat for Humanity.
Along with the store employees, Lynn Boos, manager; Garvin Weitzel, regional director of operations; and Norm Beck, director of marketing for the Circle K Heartland Division, were on hand to take part in the festivities and greet customers.
Circle K is a wholly owned subsidiary of Laval, Quebec-based Couche-Tard. Its retail network includes nearly 10,000 c-stores in North America, including more than 8,350 in the United States.
Its North American network consists of 19 business units, including 15 in the United States covering 48 states and four in Canada covering all 10 provinces. The Heartland Division, based in Lisle, Ill., includes Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin and has 339 corporate stores.