Clark Gas & Oil donates $37,000

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Clark Gas & Oil representatives said they are honored to share their success with the community they serve by contributing $37,000 to 25 volunteer and non-profit organizations in Patrick County. These funds will be used for propane and heating oil assistance for Clark’s local customers experiencing financial distress, food and medical needs, additional training, new equipment and school projects around the county.

Blair Clark, president, said “With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, these wonderful organizations represent love for one another and passion in servanthood for others. Our family has always believed in sharing our blessings with organizations that help make our county such a wonderful place to live.

“As our business grows, we in turn want to pass on this favor by contributing to our county’s schools, non-profit and volunteer groups that help enhance the quality of life for our citizens,” Clark said. “We pay tribute to each group that is represented here and thank them for their service and how they are positively influencing our community.”

The Patrick County organizations Clark Gas & Oil contributed to include the following: Ararat Fire, CCDF Fire & Rescue, Meadows of Dan Fire, Moorefield Store Fire, Patrick Springs Fire, Patrick Henry Fire, Smith River Rescue, Stuart Fire, Vesta Rescue, Woolwine Fire, Jeb Stuart Rescue, Safety Rope, Stuart Rotary Foundation, Caring Hearts Free Clinic, Patrick County Food Bank, Patrick County Alzheimer’s Group, Patrick County Developmental Center, PARC Workshop, Patrick County Youth Wrestling Program, Hardin Reynolds Memorial School, Patrick Springs Primary School, Stuart Elementary School, Woolwine Elementary School, Blue Ridge Elementary School, and Meadows of Dan Elementary School.

Clark Gas & Oil’s contributions this year to organizations in Patrick, Carroll and Floyd counties totaled $52,500

Clark Gas & Oil, whose showroom in Stuart is located at 685 Commerce St., is a local, family owned business. Clark sells and delivers home heating oil and propane gas as well as appliances, heaters, hearth products, outdoor rooms, and stand-by whole house generators in Carroll, Floyd, Montgomery, Pulaski, and Patrick counties.

The On the Run Store (formerly E-Z Stop) at 124 East Blue Ridge St. in Stuart is also a Clark-owned business.