ALTOONA, Pa., July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz, a growing, family owned convenience retailer will open two new locations in Burnham and Huntingdon, PA on July 30th. The new stores will add another location in the Mifflin County and Huntingdon area, giving customers more opportunities for not only fuel, but great tasting food, and drinks. The store celebrations will include fun games, food, drinks, and prize giveaways, along with free coffee for a limited time at the new locations.
On July 30, 2015 employees at the Burnham location will cut the ribbon and open its doors to the public at 11 a.m., and employees at the Huntingdon location will cut the ribbon and open their doors at 2 p.m. Together the employees, locals, and county officials will celebrate the grand openings at 101 North Logan Blvd in Burnham, PA and 9894 Shaner Boulevard in Huntingdon, PA.
"The opening of two new stores shows our continuous growth company wide In Pennsylvania," states Ryan Sheetz. "These new locations will be a great addition to the Mifflin County area along with the Huntingdon County area, where we are extremely thrilled to be a part of each respected community."
The new stores will continue to offer the same award winning MTO® food menu like all other locations, and will each create 30 new full and part-time job opportunities.
During the celebrations on Thursday attendees will be given the chance to enjoy free drinks, food, and chances to win prizes by participating in some of our fun games. "Store openings are an exciting time, and we try to make it fun for everyone with samples of Sheetz food and drinks, and lots of activities to win prizes," Sheetz says.
While new store openings are a time for the local community to come and be involved, it is also a time Sheetz likes to give back to the local community. Sheetz has been a proud supporter of Special Olympics for over 20 years, through financial, product, and event volunteer support. During the grand openings Sheetz will be donating $2500 to Special Olympics Pennsylvania at each stores' celebration. Sheetz will also be making another check presentation of $1000 to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful® organization at the Huntingdon store opening.
Sheetz commits itself to serving the surrounding communities of each store. The Sheetz For the Kidz® is an annual holiday event that has helped over 85,000 underprivileged children with new toys, clothes and necessities each holiday season since 1992. Sheetz also partners with Make-A-Wish Foundation, sending over 40 families with seriously ill children to a dream vacation to Disney World each year.
The new Sheetz stores will be open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and will offer fresh foods like Angus beef burgers; premium grilled chicken sandwiches, freshly made salads, French fries, Wisconsin cheese balls-the newest addition of our appetizers and more! The new store will also feature our MTGo! items that are already made sandwiches or wraps that make it convenient to just grab and go on the run. The Shweetz Bakery, like all other locations, will feature donuts, muffins, and gourmet cookies that will go along great with our signature Sheetz Bros. Coffeez®, which is staffed with a trained barista to meet customers' needs of smoothies, and specialty drinks like mochas, lattes, cappuccinos-hot, frozen, or iced.
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America's fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers, with more than $6.9 billion in revenue for 2014 and more than 16,000 employees. The company operates more than 500 locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio and North Carolina. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of M·T·O® subs, sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals. Sheetz ranked #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 remains on that list in Pennsylvania where they have resided for 12 consecutive years. All Sheetz convenience restaurants are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information, visit www.sheetz.com.