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Partnership raises more than $1 million for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital

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Partnership raises more than $1 million for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital

The 13th annual Daily’s Cup benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will be held Wednesday, June 4 at the Hermitage Golf Course on the President Reserve in Hermitage, Tenn. The long-standing event, hosted by Daily’s and Twice Daily, is the culmination of several ongoing fundraising efforts by the convenience stores.
To date, the tournament alone has raised more than $1 million dollars in support of the hospital, with $235,000 raised last year through the tournament and in-store donations made through the sale of Paper Balloons.

Customers that wish to support the hospital may participate in the convenient stores annual Paper Balloons campaign through June 4. For $1, customers may purchase a paper balloon at any of the 71 locations, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the hospital.

New this year, individuals may also utilize mobile giving to make a donation from June 3 – 5. Text the word “CHILDREN” to 27722 to donate $10 to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Text donations may be made up to three times per billing cycle.

“We are very proud and humbled to support such an amazing place as the Monroe Carell Junior Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt,” said Steve Hostetter, chairman, board of director’s at Children’s Hospital and CEO of Tri Star Energy. “Our guests and our team members each have a personal story of the positive impact the hospital has had in their lives.”

The tournament will feature special guests Dalton Waggoner, a nine-year-old heart patient of the hospital, and his family. “We at Tri Star Energy have grown extremely close to the Waggoner’s and in particular, Dalton, over the course of our partnership with the hospital,” said event chairperson Rick Hamilton. “He is an inspiration to each of our employees and partners – a true miracle walking among us.”

To learn more about Twice Daily and Daily’s commitment to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, visit www.twicedaily.com.

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About Twice Daily and Daily’s

Twice Daily and Daily’s convenience stores are locally owned and operated by Tri Star Energy, a partnership between local companies Kimbro Oil and The Parman Corporation. It runs 71 convenience stores and supplies fuel to another 160 dealers. These family-owned businesses have called Middle Tennessee home for decades and are dedicated to providing high-quality petroleum products and the finest services available – all while providing employment opportunities and supporting many local causes and organizations. For additional information visit, www.twicedaily.com.
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