CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) (TSX:PKI), Canada’s largest and one of North America's fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products, is proud to announce that On the Run/Marché Express convenience stores is the title sponsor of the sixth annual C-Store Day, which for the first time is being held nationwide on August 30th.
“On the Run, an iconic Canadian convenience store brand is honoured to be sponsoring the first national C-Store Day,” said Ian White, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for Parkland Fuel Corporation and Chair, Convenience Store Association. “This special event provides the opportunity to celebrate the contributions that convenience stores make to the communities they serve.”
“On the Run/Marché Express is a valuable member of the Parkland family and provides a strong convenience store platform which Parkland is expanding across Canada. These stores provide us with the opportunity to grow and enhance our convenience store offerings nationwide and demonstrate our commitment to both the C-Store business along with that of exceeding our customers’ expectations.”
Started in 2012 in Atlantic Canada, this year’s C-Store Day will be celebrated in every province, with participation in more than 50 communities. The fundraising partner for this year’s event is the Children’s Wish Foundation, Canada’s largest wish-granting charity. All funds will go to support Zoe’s Wish. Zoe is an enthusiastic five-year-old who has undergone major surgery to remove a large tumor, a kidney and lymph nodes The Canadian Convenience Stores Association is a national, not-for-profit association that represents the interests of the convenience retail channel by working with its affiliated Associations (NACDA, OCSA, WCSA, QCSA and ACSA). For more details please visit: http://www.cstoreday.ca.
ABOUT PARKLAND FUEL CORPORATION
Parkland Fuel Corporation delivers gasoline, diesel, propane, lubricants, heating oil and other high-quality petroleum products to motorists, businesses, households and wholesale customers in Canada and the United States. Our mission is to be the partner of choice for our customers and suppliers, and we do this by building lasting relationships through outstanding service, reliability, safety and professionalism.
We are unique in our ability to provide customers with dependable access to fuel and petroleum products, utilizing a portfolio of supply relationships, storage infrastructure, and third-party rail and highway carriers to rapidly respond to supply disruptions in order to protect our customers.
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