Wednesday, March 7, 2012
SHEETZ GRAND OPENING!
If you have been driving by and watching the progress, as I have, here is good news! Sheetz will be opening their new location in King next Thursday. Hope you can join me to welcome these folks to Stokes County!
FOR MORE INFORMATION: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Monica Jones Mjones@sheetz.com March 7, 2012
(814) 207-4155 cell
Mike Horn MikeH@velaagency.com
Sheetz Opens New Convenience Restaurant
In King, NC, Thursday at 11 a.m.
Area Residents Expected to Start Lining Up Before Day Break
To Be Among First 50 to Receive $100 Gift Cards
King, NC – If past Sheetz openings are any indication, area residents are expected to be waiting in line before day break to be among the first 50 in line to receive $100 Sheetz gift cards at the opening of the company’s newest store in King, NC, at 11 a.m. this Thursday, March 15th.
“Each new store we open is drawing larger and larger crowds, with many people arriving hours before the official opening to be part of the excitement,” says Stan Sheetz, company president and CEO. “We can't wait to serve our new friends in the King area as they become part of the Sheetz’ experience.”
Travis Sheetz, Vice President of Operations, will join local officials at the 10:45 a.m. ribbon-cutting at the new 5,941 square foot store. The 703 East King Street location will be one of ten new Sheetz stores opening in North Carolina this year and will feature a convenient drive-through for Sheetz’ trademark fast service. During the King opening, customers can play games to win prizes and enjoy delicious samples of Sheetz food and specialty beverages.
The new Sheetz will provide an economic boost to the area, creating 40 to 45 new full and part time jobs, and add $3.5 million taxable property value to the city and county tax base. Additionally, Sheetz has been a proud supporter of the Special Olympics for more than 20 years and will make a donation to the local chapter of Special Olympics North Carolina as part of the opening festivities.
The King Sheetz will be open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offer fresh food items like Sheetz’ signature Made To Order (MTO®) items that include Angus beef burgers, premium grilled chicken sandwiches, freshly made salads, French fries, onion rings and more. The new store will also feature are MTGo! and Shweetz Bakery lines of sandwiches, wraps, donuts and muffins, along with Sheetz Bros. Coffeez®, a full-service espresso and smoothie bar staffed by a trained barista where customers can order hand-made specialty coffee drinks including lattes, cappuccinos and mochas - hot, frozen or iced.
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience restaurant chains, with more than $5 billion in annual revenue and more than 14,500 employees. The company operates 412 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 a, North Carolina and Virginia and has been on the list in Pennsylvania for ten consecutive years. All Sheetz convenience restaurants are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information, visit www.sheetz.com.