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Rutter’s Finishes Banner Year with a New Store, Office Expansion, & Over $715,000 Donated to Charity in 2017

We gave $370,000 in additional charitable donations to bring the 2017 total to over $715,000 given to Central Pennsylvania charities! In 2017, we also opened a new store in St Thomas, PA in December.  In addition, we are also in the midst of an expansion of our corporate support office, doubling the size to create more opportunities for growth into 2018!

“It has been another great year for everyone at Rutter’s. We opened three new stores and remodeled 20 stores. We enjoy supporting charities and organizations dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children and customers in the communities we serve. With plans to double the size of our office in February, build 9 new stores, and complete 38 store remodels (including beer caves, flex fuels, and gaming rooms) we look forward to another fantastic and busy year in 2018,” said Scott Hartman, Rutter’s CEO and President.

Some of the charities we supported in 2017 are:

  • Crispus Attucks = $50,000
  • YMCA of York County = $42,800
  • Office Secret Santa – employees from Rutter’s went out to the community and donated to organizations of their choice. They gave out $29,000
  • Junior Achievement = $28,300
  • Make-A-Wish Greater PA & WV = $27,200
  • Leg Up Farm = $25,900
  • Penn-Mont Academy = $25,000
  • Second Century Scholarship Fund = $25,000
  • Creative York = $25,000
  • Appell Center for the Performing Arts = $20,000

A full list of charities receiving support can be found at rutters.com/charities.

Over the past 14 years, Rutter’s Children’s Charities has donated over $6.2 million to support charities in the communities it serves. Now under the tenth generation of family leadership, Rutter’s operates 69 convenience stores throughout Central Pennsylvania, a real estate company, family farm, and a beverage company serving the Mid-Atlantic region. Scott Hartman is President and CEO, Todd Rutter is President of Rutter’s Beverage company, and Tim Rutter is President of M&G Realty.

Vote With Your Dollars Donation Photo: 1st Row Left to Right – Ann Waltman (Regional Director of Make-A-Wish Greater PA & WV), Kirsten Stanley (Rutter’s Marketing Coordinator). Abigail Avery (Shelter Manager of The Adams County SPCA), Kirsten Stanley (Rutter’s Marketing Coordinator).

2nd Row Left to Right – Kirsten Stanley (Rutter’s Marketing Coordinator), Tom O’Connor (President of Leg Up Farm).

Happy New Year (2017 In Review)!

This year has been incredible here at Rutter’s! We opened three new stores in Annville, Duncansville, and St Thomas, PA. This gave us the opportunity to serve many new customers in regions we have never been before! We also remodeled over 10 stores and are currently selling beer in over 16 locations! This year, we also added EV Charging Stations to our stores in Mountville and New Cumberland. Thank you to our customers for supporting our business and for helping us feel welcome in the new areas we have moved to this year!

2018 brings many exciting new adventures, including new stores, new menu items, and a new corporate office building, which allows us to grow our team to better serve you, our customers. We are also looking forward to more remodels, Beer Caves, and Wine Racks at more of our stores. Have a safe and Happy New Year!

Rutter’s Continues Store Growth with 69th Store Opening

This past Wednesday, we opened our 69th overall store in St. Thomas, PA! This is the fifth Rutter’s in Franklin County. The store is located at 4498 Lincoln Way West.

This location is 7,523 square feet and has 12 auto fueling stations and 3 dedicated high-speed truck diesel bays! The St. Thomas Rutter’s features our award-winning food, including handcrafted beverages, seafood, pastrami, bacon-wrapped cheddar dogs, pizza, chicken pot pie, ultimate burgers, and the famous Route 30 Burger! Additionally, there will be a dining area with room to seat 30 guests, free Wi-Fi, and world class convenience. This location will employ 50 team members, and be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

“We are excited to continue our growth, and look forward to delivering a strong customer experience to our new customers throughout the St. Thomas community,” said Derek Gaskins, Rutter’s Chief Customer Officer.

There will be a Grand Opening event on Friday, December 15th from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm. Delicious food samples, promotional giveaways, and much more will be available for attendees.