ALTOONA, Pa., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 60 years, today (Dec. 6, 2016) announced the upcoming openings of three new stores in central Pennsylvania: Manheim, Hummelstown-Derry Township and York.
The first opening is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 8 at the store in Manheim, located at 1205 Lancaster Road. On Dec. 15, Sheetz will welcome a new store near Hershey, Pa. in the Hummelstown and Derry Township area, located at 777 Middletown Road. The final new store opening of 2016 will be on Dec. 22, when Sheetz opens its latest store in York, located at 160 Leader Heights Road.
All Sheetz locations are open 24/7 and these new stores will offer more than 60 new full and part-time job opportunities. 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 Sheetz’s award-winning MTO® menu on unique touch-point terminals to order any specialty drink or food item.
The grand opening ceremonies for each store will begin at 11 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, where a Sheetz family member and people from each community will witness the last time each store’s doors will be opened.
Sheetz is truly committed to all the communities each store serves. During the grand opening ceremony at each store, Sheetz will be donating $2,500 to Special Olympics of Pennsylvania. As a proud supporter of Special Olympics for over 20 years Sheetz extends its support through financial contributions, product donations and event volunteers. Since 2005 Sheetz has also partnered with Make-A-Wish, where they have been able to grant over 400 wishes sending families and their seriously ill children on dream vacations to Walt Disney World. During the Christmas season, for the last 24 years, Sheetz For the Kidz™charity has helped more than 100,000 children by raising more than $22 million dollars to provide underprivileged kids with new clothes, toys, and necessities.
About Sheetz, Inc.
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains, with more than $6.9 billion in revenue and more than 17,500 employees. The company operates over 535 store locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of MTO® sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. All Sheetz convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Top 12 Best Places to Work for Women and Top 35 Best Workplaces for Millennials, Sheetz is committed to offering employees sustainable careers built on an inspiring culture and community engagement. For more information, visit www.sheetz.com or follow us on Twitter (@sheetz), Facebook (www.facebook.com/sheetz) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/sheetz).
SOURCE: Sheetz, Inc.