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Store chain donates $5,000 to schools
Jeff Bush, director of fuel management at Parkers (left), and Chewy, the official Parkers mascot, recently presented a $5,000 check to Julie Gannam, Bryan County Elementary School principal (right), as part of the companys Fueling the Community program. Gannam, surrounded by BCES students, accepted the check on behalf of the Bryan County public school system. - photo by Photo provided.

Bryan County Schools received a check for $5,000 from Parker’s on Dec. 1 as part of the company’s Fueling the Community program, according to a news release.

“We’re delighted to support Bryan County teachers and students through our Fueling the Community program,” said Jeff Bush, the director of fuel management for Parker’s, in the release. “We believe in the power of education and want to make a positive impact right here in Bryan County.”

Parker’s donates a portion of the proceeds from every gallon of gas purchased at all 40 of its convenience stores on the first Wednesday of each month to community schools through the program.

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