OTTUMWA, Iowa, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Convenience store chain Yesway today announced the grand opening of four Ottumwa, Iowa, stores and one Centerville, Iowa, store. Yesway now offers an enhanced shopping experience, neighborly customer service, and competitively priced gas at its new stores, which feature new and upgraded facilities both inside and out.
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY A grand opening event will be held in celebration on Friday, November 11th from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday, November 12th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Yesway's 2508 North Court Street location in Ottumwa, with local radio stations New Country 104.3 KRKN-FM and TOM-FM 97.7 broadcasting live each day respectively. The event will also mark the kick-off of a month-long fundraiser benefiting Reading Buddies, a new volunteer program from the United Way of Wapello County (UWWC) in partnership with the Ottumwa Community Schools, that focuses on improving reading skills for 2nd and 3rd grade students. Reading Buddy volunteers will meet one-on-one with a student to read together before or after school in order to help develop and improve their literacy skills. Throughout the fundraiser, 5 cents from every cup of coffee purchased at Yesway's Ottumwa and Centerville stores will be donated directly to the organization.