Sheetz to Serve Free Coffee to Customers on New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Convenience Retailer Continues Tradition of Thanking Patrons with Holiday Gesture

Dec 30, 2011, 08:00 ET from Sheetz, Inc.

ALTOONA, Pa., Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All 408 Sheetz Convenience Restaurants across six states will serve customers a free 16oz cup of coffee from 4 p.m. December 31st to 4 p.m. January 1st, wishing them a Happy New Year. For Sheetz, it has been an annual tradition to give away coffee on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

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"We give away free coffee as a way to say thank you and help brighten the day for people," says Stan Sheetz, president and CEO, Sheetz, Inc. "It's something we have been doing for our customers for more than 20 years." 

Sheetz Coffee is made from 100 percent Arabica beans – the highest quality coffee beans you can buy – and is brewed fresh in stores 24-hours a day. Customers can choose from Sheetz Breakfast Blend, Original House Blend, Serious Dark Roast, 100 percent Columbian, Decaf, as well as selected seasonal blends.

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 $4.9 billion in revenue for 2011 and more than 14,000 employees.  The company operates more than 400 convenience locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio and North Carolina.  Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of MTO® subs, sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen order point terminals.  Sheetz currently ranks on the Best Places to Work list in Ohio , North Carolina, and Virginia, and has been on that list in Pennsylvania for 10 consecutive years.  All Sheetz convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  For more information, visit

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