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Rutter’s Celebrates the Company’s Newest Location with Altoona Grand Opening Event

Altoona, PA.  March 21, 2019:  Rutter’s, the award-winning regional chain of convenience stores, is pleased to announce that on Thursday, March 21st Rutter’s CEO Scott Hartman cut the ribbon, and presented four local charities, with donation checks during the grand opening of their newest store. The store, located at 3000 6th Avenue in Altoona, is open 24/7 and serves as a comfortable, convenient rest stop for both local guests and travelers alike.

As a family organization, Rutter’s is committed to becoming part of each community they serve with their convenience stores.  During the Altoona, PA ribbon cutting ceremony, Rutter’s continued that tradition by donating $3,500 to those that serve their community. Recipients at the ceremony were the Altoona Police Department benefiting Because We Care Foundation, Altoona Ambulance Authority, Music 4-R Vets and the Altoona Food Bank.

Customers, local guests, dignitaries, and three generations of the Rutter’s family enjoyed an afternoon of food sampling, prize drawings and more, during the event.  Also, in attendance at the grand opening was Mayor Matthew Pacifico, Commissioner Bruce Erb, Amanda Walker from State Senator Judy Ward’s office, Loreen Bencie and John Frick from U.S.  Senator Pat Toomey’s office.

“We’re thrilled to have so many members of the Altoona community attend our Grand Opening.” said Scott Hartman, President and CEO of Rutter’s. “We look forward to having the opportunity to grow our relationships in this great area of Pennsylvania.”

The Altoona Rutter’s is the 74th store in their award-winning chain of convenience stores.  Rutter’s singular focus on quality at a fair price is evident in their restaurant quality food, huge selection of beverages and grab-and-go food offerings, and high-quality fuels offered at 10 auto-fueling pumps.  Customers have access to an award-winning food and beverage menu, indoor seating for up to 30 guests, free Wi-Fi, and large restrooms.

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About Rutter’s

Rutter’s is a privately-held chain of convenience stores headquartered in Central Pennsylvania.  Widely recognized as an industry leader in food service, innovative technology, and customer service, receiving awards for International Convenience Retailer of the Year, 1st Nationally in Brand Loyalty and Customer Fit, and Food Service Retailer of the Year, Rutter’s operates 74 locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia.  Part of a family managed group of companies, Rutter’s includes convenience stores, a dairy and beverage company, and a real estate company. With roots dating back to 1747, Rutter’s 272-year history makes it the oldest vertically-integrated food company in the United States.