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September 24 Monday

Iowa E15 Retailers Kick-Off 3rd Annual Pink at the Pump® Campaign

09/24/2018

 

Over 50 Iowa retailers are encouraging drivers to help prevent breast cancer by choosing E15 this October during the 3rd annual Pink at the Pump® campaign.

Participating E15 retailers will donate three cents of every gallon of E15 sold from October 1 through October 31 to National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and The Hormel Institute. The three-cent donation will be split evenly among both organizations.

“October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and choosing E15 is a simple and practical way drivers can make a difference today to help prevent this terrible disease,” said Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) Managing Director Lucy Norton. “Ethanol is the cleanest source of fuel octane in the world. The more ethanol a fuel contains, the less toxic, cancer-causing chemicals are being released into our air. So not only will E15 purchases this month go toward research and support services, but choosing E15 can help prevent cancer all year long.”

NBCF focuses on providing help and inspiring hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services.

“NBCF is grateful for the support over the last three years from the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association and Iowa Corn Promotion Board to our mission of Helping Women Now®,” said NBCF Senior Director of Development Danae Johnson. “Their campaign, Pink at the Pump®, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October will enable us to continue providing help and inspiring hope to women affected by breast cancer across the U.S.”

The Hormel Institute is a global, cutting-edge research facility with a seven-decade history of making significant scientific discoveries on better ways to prevent, detect, and treat cancer.

“Pink at the Pump®, Iowa Renewable Fuels Association and Iowa Corn Promotion Board are part of funding over $400,000 in cutting-edge cancer research projects at The Hormel Institute, aimed at finding new ways to prevent cancer and extend lives,” said Executive Director of The Hormel Institute Dr. Zigang Dong. “This innovative research is possible only because of their partnership, dedication and support. One hundred percent of every dollar we receive is used for research in the quest to protect and save lives.”

Pink at the Pump® is a joint effort between IRFA and Iowa Corn Promotion Board.

“E15 is a good thing for consumers, retailers and the state of Iowa,” explained Iowa Corn Industrial Usage & U.S. Production Vice Chair Jolene Riessen, a farmer from Ida Grove. “Ethanol, a renewable fuel made from Iowa corn burns cleaner than regular gas. And when you use E15 at the pump, it saves you money, supports Iowa jobs and your local farmers.”

For the entire month of October, participating locations will feature pink nozzle guards for E15, pink promotional t-shirts for staff, and many other pink point-of-sale materials. To learn more about Pink at the Pump®, click here.

To help combat breast cancer, choose E15 at these participating locations:

Casey’s General Store

 

80 South Street

Akron

Country Stores

 

312 E. Buchanan Street

Baxter

Casey’s General Store

 

1911 Des Moines Avenue

Burlington

Casey’s General Store

 

1225 Fountains Way

Cedar Falls

Casey’s General Store

 

3625 Edgewood Road, SW

Cedar Rapids

Sundstop #4

 

902 Lombard Street

Clarence

Murphy USA

 

2346 Virginia Avenue

Clinton

Country Stores

 

516 Highway 141

Coon Rapids

Cresco Fast Stop

 

22268 Hwy. 9 West

Cresco

United Farmers Cooperative

 

304 N. Osage Street

Creston

Murphy USA

 

5805 Elmore Avenue

Davenport

Decorah Mart

 

303 College Drive

Decorah

Ampride

 

215 North Commercial

Eagle Grove

Three Rivers FS Company

 

24542 Hwy. 13

Elkader

FAST STOP Express

 

2 North 27th Street

Fort Dodge

Murphy USA

 

3010 1st Avenue, South

Fort Dodge

Ampride

 

3243 5th Avenue, S.

Fort Dodge

Casey’s General Store

 

209 W. South Street

Greene

New Century FS

 

1017 Ogan Avenue

Grinnell

Casey’s General Store

 

635 Lang Creek Avenue

Grinnell

FAST STOP Express

 

Highway 44 West

Guthrie Center

Casey’s General Store

 

121 N. Floyd Avenue

Hinton

Hull Coop

 

1207 Black Forest Road

Hull

Ampride

 

1301 10th Avenue, N.

Humboldt

Ida Grove Cenex

 

400 Moorhead

Ida Grove

Murphy USA

 

1502 N. Jefferson St.

Indianola

Casey’s General Store

 

302 N. Devoe Street

Lone Tree

Linn Coop Oil Company

 

375 35th Street

Marion

Murphy USA

 

4059 4th Street, SW

Mason City

New Century FS

 

307 Railroad Street

Melbourne

United Farmers Cooperative

 

403 E. South Street

Mt. Ayr

Good & Quick

 

519 Lincoln Highway

Nevada

Key Cooperative

 

80 W. Lincolnway

Nevada

New Century FS

 

211 1st Street, East

Newhall

Murphy USA

 

200 Iowa Speedway Dr.

Newton

Casey’s General Store

 

509 Main Street

Pella

Popkes Junction 9-75

 

801 1st Avenue

Rock Rapids

FAST STOP Express

 

103 West Court

Rockwell City

KCK’s Food & Fuel

 

Hwy. 59 & E16

Schleswig

Casey’s General Store

 

8 7th Street, NE

Sioux Center

Murphy USA

 

3420 Singing Hills Blvd.

Sioux City

Casey’s General Store

 

4727 Southern Hills Drive

Sioux City

FAST STOP Express

 

1901 E. 8th Street

Spencer

FAST STOP Express

 

903 32nd Avenue

Spencer

Crossroads of Spencer

 

1001 S. Grand Avenue

Spencer

Fuel Time

 

203 Saints Avenue

St. Ansgar

FAST STOP Express

 

1510 E. 4th Street

Storm Lake

Key Cooperative

 

633 Market Street

Story City

Casey’s General Store

 

870 NE Alice’s Road

Waukee

Waukon Feed Ranch

 

615 Old Highway 9

Waukon

FAST STOP Express

 

525 Main Street

Yale

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association represents the state’s liquid renewable fuels industry and works to foster its growth. Iowa is the nation’s leader in renewable fuels production with 44 ethanol refineries capable of producing 4 billion gallons annually – including nearly 55 million gallons of annual cellulosic ethanol production capacity – and 12 biodiesel facilities with the capacity to produce over 350 million gallons annually. For more information, visit the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association website at: www.IowaRFA.org

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