ALTOONA, Pa., Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz Convenience store retailers opens a new location in Stuarts Draft, VA on August 27, 2015, to increase convenience to customers in the surrounding Virginia area. One of America's fastest growing family owned-operated convenience chains will celebrate its newest store, with fun games, free food and drinks to attendees along with free self-served coffee for a limited time.
On August 27, 2015 employees at the new location will cut the grand opening ribbon at 11 am with the locals and city officials. The grand opening will take place at 2870 Stuarts Draft Highway, Stuarts Draft, VA.
"Virginia is a very important developing market for us," says Ryan Sheetz. "The Virginia area has welcomed our innovative brand, and we want to continue growing our customer base. We are honored to be able to welcome another Sheetz in Virginia, and to make more connections with the surrounding community."
The new store will feature the same award winning MTO® food menu as all other Sheetz, while creating 30 new full and part-time jobs. The new location will also feature a drive through option to order off our award winning MTO® food, and drink menu.
"All new store openings are an exciting and fun time, and we like to convey that to everyone by inviting them to sample our award winning foods and drinks while having the chance to win free giveaways," Sheetz says.
During Thursday's celebration attendees will be given the chance to participate in fun games and be a part of free giveaways. People will also be able to sample free food and drinks. The new store opening celebration will also include a check presentation of $2500 to the Special Olympics of Virginia. Sheetz continues to support Special Olympics through financial support, product support and event volunteers for over 20 years.
Sheetz is connected in the communities where we operate. The Sheetz For the Kidz® is an annual holiday event that has provided over 85,000 underprivileged children with new toys, clothes, and necessities each holiday season since 1992. Sheetz partners with Make-A-Wish Foundation to give a dream vacation to 40 seriously ill children and their families to Disney World every year. In addition, to partnering with Special Olympics Sheetz donates time, funds, and food to a local food bank in the community that each store serves.
The new store will feature a drive through, while being open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to offer freshly made salads, premium chicken sandwiches, Angus beef burgers, crispy mozzarella sticks, French fries, and more. The new Sheetz store will also include MTGo! Items, Shweetz Bakery items like donuts, muffins, croissants, along with Sheetz Bros. Coffeez®, a full service espresso bar with a trained barista to hand make your specialty smoothie or coffee drinks like lattes, cappuccinos, and mochas-hot, iced, or frozen.
Sheetz Convenience Stores strive to give customers what they want, when they want, how they want and when they want it. Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz Inc. is one of America's fastest growing family owned business with more than $6.9 billion in revenue in 2014 and more than 16,000 employees. The company operates more than 500 locations throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina. Sheetz provides award winning Made to Order (MTO®) subs, sandwiches and salads, which are operated by unique order point touch-screen terminals. Sheetz currently ranks #87 on Fortune® Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work for list, and on the Best Places to Work list in Ohio, North Carolina and Virginia and in Pennsylvania where they have resided for 12 consecutive years. For more information visit www.sheetz.com or friend us on twitter @sheetz, instagram (instagram.com/Sheetz), and friend us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/sheetz).
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