Doing Their Part

Lisanti, Linda
February 2006
Convenience Store News;2/13/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p53
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the Cruzes' Roosevelt Shell station in Kenner, Louisiana, which was reopened immediately after hurricane Katrina hit the shores. The owners of the convenience store, Alma and Ramon Cruz said that they wanted to serve the cornmunity back in the hour of need. The business is in a residential area where few houses on the block had power or water. Despite the intense demand, though, the couple never hiked up the prices inside the store or at the pumps. They also allowed individuals to recharge their cell phones free of charge.


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