ALTOONA, Pa., 2016-Aug-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains for over 60 years announces two new store openings in Shippensburg, PA, and Garner, NC.
On Thursday, August 25, Sheetz will open two new stores one in Shippensburg, PA, located at 8000 Olde Scotland Road, and one in Garner, NC at 40 Cabela Drive. The new store in Garner, NC will be the 18th store in the Wake Countyarea.
The new locations will welcome customers with a special offer of free self-served coffee for a limited time. All three locations will continue to display our award winning MTO® menu on our unique point touch terminals to order any specialty drink, or food item. The grand openings will be filled with excitement, and display the continuous growth of Sheetz throughout the three states.
The grand opening ceremonies for each store will begin at 11 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony, where a Sheetz family member and locals of each community will witness the last time the doors will be open. All locations will be open 24/7, and together will offer over 50 new full and part-time job opportunities.
Sheetz is truly committed to all the communities each store serves. During the grand opening ceremony at each store, Sheetz will be donating $2500 to Special Olympics Virginia, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. As a proud supporter of Special Olympics for over 20 years Sheetz extends its support through finance, product, and event volunteers. Since 2005 Sheetz has also partnered with Make-A-Wish Foundation, where they have been able to grant over 400 wishes sending families and their seriously ill children on a dream vacation to Walt Disney World. During the Christmas season Sheetz For the Kidz® is annual event where Sheetz Family Charities has helped over 93,500 children since 1992, raising $21.6 million dollars to provide underprivileged kids with new clothes, toys, and necessities.
Established in 1952, in Altoona, PA, Sheetz continues to be one of the fastest growing family owned and operated convenience store. Sheetz serves over $1.5 million customer’s every day, with more than $6.9 billion dollars in revenue. Sheetz was selected a Fortune Top 100 Best Places to Work in America in 2014 and 2016. Sheetz has over 16,000 employees, and has opened or rebuilt 41 stores in 2016. Sheetz operates over 500 stores throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Maryland, and Virginia. Sheetz has donated over $16.4 million For the Kidz charity since 1992, and has donated more than $440,000 every year to Special Olympics. For more information visit www.sheetz.com, or friend us on twitter @sheetz, facebook (facebook.com/Sheetz), and Instagram (Instagram.com/Sheetz).
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SOURCE: Sheetz, Inc.