THE PRIDE STORES JOINS FORCES WITH THE FOLDS OF HONOR

August 28, 2018
 
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THE PRIDE STORES JOINS FORCES WITH THE FOLDS OF HONOR
 
ST. CHARLES, IL -- September 7th at 10:00am at The PRIDE of St. Charles located at 1505 Lincoln Highway, St. Charles, IL 60174; the PRIDE Stores will launch the newly created red Folds of Honor coffee sleeve (see image below) where every cup sold where the proceeds will benefit our military families. Enjoy a FREE COFFEE at the PRIDE of St Charles and FREE ESSPRESSO drinks at Urban Counter St. Charles to celebrate our partnership with Folds of Honor.
    
                                                                     

Former Navy SEAL and Folds of Honor supporter, Darren McBurnett, will be speaking. As a SEAL platoon leader and senior enlisted advisor, he has deployed multiple times into combat zones in four theaters of war along with his participation in Operation Iraq Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Kosovo crisis, Liberia, and Operation Inherent Resolve.  His 24-year career as a United States Navy SEAL, McBurnett has operated with multiple SEAL teams to include SEAL Team Two, SEAL Team Four, SEAL Team Eight, SEAL Team One, SEAL Team Three, and has created war fighting curriculum for Advanced SEAL Tactical. McBurnett has received over 40 individual, unit and campaign honors throughout his extensive career.  
Folds of Honor is a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to families of military men and women who have fallen or been disabled while on active duty in the United States armed forces. Folds of Honor educational scholarships support private education tuition and tutoring for children in grades K-12, as well as higher education tuition assistance for spouses and dependents. Founded in 2007 by Major Dan Rooney, an F-16 fighter pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard who served three tours of duty in Iraq, Folds of Honor is proud to have awarded more than 16,000 scholarships in all 50 states, as well as Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, including more than 3,500 in 2017 alone. For more information or to donate in support of a Folds of Honor scholarship, visit http://www.foldsofhonor.org.
View informational videos at:
https://vimeo.com/253285064
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hh0oR3yQzNQ
 
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About The PRIDE Stores (thePRIDEstores.com) is a family-owned company that owns and operates 12 PRIDE Convenience Stores throughout the Chicagoland area with 3 more under construction. The PRIDE family includes The Urban Counter, Taco Urbano, The PRIDE Café, and The PRIDE Beer and Wine plus Spirits. We take PRIDE in our local communities and work hard to be a productive member of each community in which we operate including our multiple charity initiatives and our environmental initiative called PRIDE Purpose where we work together to lower carbon emissions and promote using the tagline Pump Here, Plant Trees (thePRIDEpurpose.com).
Contact:
Chris Peckat, Marketing Manager
(630) 443-9707