BY KRIS TANAHARA – Aloha Petroleum, Ltd. recently presented the Hawaii State Jr. Golf Association (HSJGA) with a check for more than $3,000, continuing it’s support of junior golf for the fourth consecutive year.
“As a community, we’re lucky to have an organization like HSJGA, which continues to nurture our upcoming leaders and athletes through the game of golf,” said Richard Parry, Aloha Petroleum president and CEO. “By supporting Junior Golf, we are able to contribute to the development and growth of young golfers across the state.”
For every gallon of gas that was purchased last year by customers with a Junior Golf affinity fuel charge card, Aloha Petroleum contributed 3 cents to HSJGA. Aloha Petroleum’s contributions added up to $3,106.31.
“We’re excited to continue our relationship with Aloha Petroleum,” said Greg Nichols, vice president of HSJGA, who accepted the contribution. “The company’s support of HSJGA over the years has helped develop many of our energetic and talented youth.”
Aloha Petroleum, Ltd. is an independently owned and locally operated petroleum marketer and convenience store operator with a history in Hawaii that dates back to the early 1900s. Aloha employs approximately 450 Hawaii residents and now markets through 53 Aloha branded fueling stations and 45 Shell branded fueling stations in the state.
HSJGA promotes the game of golf for juniors of all ages and skill levels (including racial and ethnic minorities and those who are financially disadvantaged) throughout the state by providing golf opportunities such as: introductory, educational, rules, etiquette and competitive programs for all juniors.