Enmark Stations Held Full-Service Fridays to Benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations held Full-Service Fridays across Ga., SC and NC to raise funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). A Full-Service Friday allows customers to pull into the Enmark Store, where members of the Enmark management team pumped gas, wiped windows and handed out coupons in hopes of collecting donations for LLS’ 2015 Light the Night event.
Below is a list of the Full-Service Fridays Enmark held:
May 1: The Enmark Store located at 1283 Highway 21 South in Springfield, GA
May 8: The Enmark Store located at 2580 Hendersonville Rd. in Arden, NC
May 15: The Enmark Store located at 311 E. 5th Street in Tifton, GA
May 22: The Enmark Store located at 501 Island West Park in Bluffton, SC
Enmark Stations, Inc. made a commitment to once again sell paper icons in all 64 of its retail stores in support of LLS. The paper icons, which could be personalized with the donor’s name, were purchased for $1 and displayed on surfaces inside the Enmark stations. The paper icons were sold from Friday, May 1 to Tuesday, May 31.
The company set an aggressive goal to raise $83,706 in support of LLS’ mission to cure blood cancer and help patients and their families. This was a 10% increase over the $76,097 they raised in this same campaign last year.
“The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is an organization that is very dear to me,” said Houstoun Demere, VP/General Manager of Enmark. “I lost my mother to leukemia when I was 6 and my sister was 8. It is in her memory and in support of all of those currently fighting leukemia and lymphoma that Enmark is proud to support LLS’ Light The Night Walk annually.”
Savannah’s Light The Night Walk will take place on Friday, October 16 in Forsyth Park. During the event, walkers carry an illuminated balloon along the walk route. Cancer patients and survivors will carry white balloons as “lights of hope,” supporters carry red balloons and those walking in remembrance of someone carry gold balloons. For more information, visit www.lightthenight.org/ga or call 912-436-3280.
About The Georgia Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Georgia Chapter serves patients with a variety of programs including the Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program, the Trish Greene Back to School program for children with cancer as well as financial assistance programs which last year provided over $1.45 million to patients statewide. Currently, the Georgia Chapter funds $2.75 million towards research grants in multi-year agreements with Emory Winship Cancer Institute. There were approximately 4,070 new diagnoses for blood cancer in Georgia in 2011. For more information on the Georgia chapter of LLS, please call 800-399-7312 or 404-720-7900 or visit www.lls.org/ga.
ABOUT ENMARK STATIONS
Founded as Interstate Stations in 1963 by Robert Demere, Enmark Stations, Inc. is a family-run business committed to offering its customers top-notch service and superior products. Today the Savannah-based company, which celebrated its 50-year anniversary in 2013, operates 64 stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina that offer high quality and competitively priced gasoline, food and beverages, lottery services and more. Enmark’s gasoline is filtered through a trademarked Double Filtered System, resulting in gasoline and diesel that is clean and 100-percent water-free. Enmark customers can save up to $.10 per gallon by using an Enmark Cash Card, a reloadable stored-value card that can be used directly at the pump. For more information on Enmark Stations, Inc., please call 912-236-1331 or visit www.enmarkenjoy.com.
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