Happening Today: Discounted Gas Prices at Sheetz for Grand Opening

Montgomery County’s first Sheetz opens today, August 24, at 751 Progress Way in Gaithersburg. The store opens to the public at 9am and its grand opening event will take place from 1-3pm. In addition to a “Win Sheetz for a Year” giveaway, the store will be offering discounted gas prices for its first two days. Sheetz had initially announced that all fuel grades would be $2.99, but has since updated to the following:

  • Regular: $2.999
  • Mid-grade: $3.299
  • Premium: $3.599
  • E15: $2.699
  • E85: $2.499
  • Diesel: $3.499

Per Sheetz: “CORRECTION: GAS PRICES TO VARY BASED ON FUEL GRADESOn Thursday, August 24, Sheetz, a major Mid-Atlantic restaurant and convenience chain, will officially open its first-ever location in Montgomery County. The store will be located at 751 Progress Way, Gaithersburg, MD 20879.To celebrate this first-ever opening in Montgomery County, Sheetz will reduce its gas prices at this location starting at 9am on Thursday, August 24th and ending on Friday, August 25th at 11:59pm. The prices will vary based on the following fuel grades:

  • Regular: $2.999

  • Mid-grade: $3.299

  • Premium: $3.599

  • E15: $2.699

  • E85: $2.499

  • Diesel: $3.499

Ten cents from every gallon sold during this time will be donated directly to the Special Olympics of Maryland.Additionally, Sheetz will be hosting a grand opening celebration for local residents. The grand opening festivities will begin outside the store at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 24 with multiple prizes awarded, including a grand prize giveaway of free Sheetz for a Year.* The store’s official ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for 2:45 p.m. This new location, which opens to the public at 9 a.m., will also welcome customers by offering free self-serve coffee and soda for the entire grand opening day.In honor of this grand opening, Sheetz will donate $2,500 to the Capital Area Food Bank, which leads the region’s efforts to provide equitable access to food and opportunity to people struggling with hunger and food insecurity. Each year, the organization sources and distributes food for more than 50 million meals.A second donation of $2,500 will also be presented to the Special Olympics of Maryland. A proud supporter of the Special Olympics for over 30 years, Sheetz also extends its support to the organization through product donations and event volunteers.Included in the latest “Companies that Care” list by Great Place to Work and PEOPLE Magazine, Sheetz is committed to supporting the local communities it serves. For the second time in three years, Sheetz was the only convenience store chain included on the list which highlights the top companies in the U.S. that have succeeded in business while also demonstrating outstanding respect and care for their employees and communities. Sheetz was also ranked third in the most recent Best Workplaces in Retail list by Fortune, trailing only Wegmans Food Markets and Target.Named a Best Regional Fast Food Chain by USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards, Sheetz will offer its award-winning Made-to-Order (MTO®) menu at this location where customers can order any of Sheetz’s customized specialty drinks or food items around the clock.Sheetz currently operates 680+ store locations across Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio and Maryland, with all locations open 24/7, 365 days a year.*Value of $2,500 in a Sheetz gift card; No purchase is necessary to win, must be present to win and over the age of 18 to enter.

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