Armour, McLane's Rose Honored

December 2004
Convenience Store News;12/13/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 15, p23
Trade Publication
The article informs that hundreds of industry retailers and suppliers gathered at the Las Vegas Hilton ballroom during the NACS Show 2004 to welcome the newest members of the Convenience Store Industry Hall of Fame, industry veteran and founder of West Star Corp. Henry O. Armour and Jerry Rose, vice president of trade relations at Temple, Texas-based McLane Co. Inc. The honors were presented during a Big Band Swing Party hosted by Convenience Store News. Also during the party, the Children's Miracle Network presented its 2004 Community Service Award to Valero Energy Corp. in recognition of the support that Valero has given the charity over the last decade. During that time, Valero raised more than $4.5 million for children's hospitals, including $850,000 in the last year.


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