Tri-State Petroleum Employee's Photograph Selected for Phipps Conservatory Winter Exhibit

- Employee Mike Zeiner's Piece Featured in the Welcome Center Gallery -

Dec 16, 2010, 09:28 ET from Tri-State Petroleum Corporation

WHEELING, W.Va., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri-State Petroleum Corporation, a family-owned convenience store operator and wholesale distributor of motor fuels in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that the work of employee Mike Zeiner was selected for Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens' winter photography exhibit.  Mr. Zeiner's photo, entitled "Mingo Run," is on display in the Welcome Center Gallery and will be featured through mid-January 2011 in conjunction with Phipps' Winter Flower Show.

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"We're excited that Mike's work is being featured as part of Phipps' winter photography exhibit," said Colleen C. McGlinn, chief executive officer of Tri-State Petroleum Corporation.  "It's a true honor and he should be very proud of his work."

A resident of Canonsburg, Pa., Mr. Zeiner is a passionate amateur photographer.  His photograph, "Mingo Run" was taken at Washington County's Mingo Creek Park after a snowfall.  Mr. Zeiner serves as an auditor and trainer for Tri-State Petroleum and has been with the company for almost four years.

The Winter Flower Show at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens runs from November 26, 2010 through January 9, 2011.  The show is a celebration of holidays past, present and future with snowmen made of white garden flowers, spectacular hanging baskets and beautifully bedecked evergreens.

About Tri-State Petroleum Corporation

Tri-State Petroleum Corporation is a family-owned convenience store operator and wholesale distributor of motor fuels in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Founded in 1974, the company operates convenience stores and services branded accounts and commercial and industrial accounts within the three-state area.

Contact:   Jeff Donaldson

412-642-7700

jeff.donaldson@elias-savion.com



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