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TA-Petro Country Pride and Iron Skillet Restaurants to Present $5,000 to National Military Family Association


WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, has partnered with the National Military Family Association (NMFA), a nonprofit that works to strengthen and protect military families, to benefit veterans and their families in need.

From June 28 to August 5, participating Country Pride® and Iron Skillet® locations contributed $1.00 to the NMFA for each entrée ordered by professional drivers and guests from a select group of menu items. A check in the amount of $5,000 will be presented to NMFA on Wednesday, September 21 at 8:30 a.m. in Alexandria, VA.

"It's always an honor to be able to give back and acknowledge those that have sacrificed their life for our country," noted Tom O'Brien, President and CEO of TravelCenters. "Each year our drivers and employees eagerly look forward to helping veterans in need and I couldn't be more proud of their efforts and dedication to this beneficial campaign."

"We are so thankful to work with TravelCenters of America again this year to help bring awareness and support to our nation's military families," said Joyce Wessel Raezer, NMFA Executive Director. "It's wonderful to be able to reach folks across the country through TravelCenters of America's great facilities and partnership."

About TravelCenters of America LLC
TA offers diesel and gasoline fueling, restaurants, truck repair facilities, convenience stores and other services in 43 states and in Canada. Since opening its first restaurant in 1967, the TA Restaurant Group includes more than 785 quick service, full service restaurants and other food outlets, including ten proprietary restaurant brands. For more information about TA and the TA Restaurant Group, please visit www.ta-petro.com.

About National Military Family Association
The National Military Family Association is the leading nonprofit dedicated to serving the families who stand behind the uniform. Since 1969, NMFA has worked to strengthen and protect millions of families through its advocacy and programs. They provide spouse scholarships, camps for military kids, and retreats for families reconnecting after deployment and for the families of the wounded, ill, or injured. NMFA serves the families of the currently serving, retired, wounded or fallen members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Commissioned Corps of the USPHS and NOAA. To get involved or to learn more, visit www.MilitaryFamily.org. For more information about NMFA history, visit NMFA Historical Timeline 1969 to Present.

TravelCenters of America
Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364

Source: TravelCenters - General

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