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PURE headed to Tampa for Shareholders’ Meeting

Feb 10, 2014

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The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative was founded in 1993 as the Southeast Oil Jobbers Cooperative. Thus, the 2013-14 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, scheduled for February 28 – March 1, at the Embassy Suites Tampa Airport Westshore Hotel, marks the 20th anniversary of the Co-op. The PURE brand has a history that dates back more than 100 years to the founding of the PURE Oil Company. The PURE Co-op has approximately 330 members located predominantly in the Southeastern United States, though th...
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Federated VP Scott Warren to speak at Annual Meeting

Jan 27, 2014

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The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, to be held Feb. 28 – March 1, in Tampa, will feature a special guest from Federated Insurance during the sponsored breakfast on Saturday morning. Scott Warren, Vice President and Director of Association Risk Management Services, will be speaking on the topic of “Relationships” – noting that “happier, more productive employees will make more sales, treat customers better, and ultimately make more money for the company for...
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PURE Co-op officers provided leadership in 2013

Dec 16, 2013

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The Officers who were selected by their fellow Board Members to lead the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative in 2013 served well and are deserving of the special recognition they are set to receive at the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, to be held February 28 – March 1, at the Embassy Suites Tampa Airport Westshore Hotel. Buck Grist provided leadership as President for the second consecutive, as he will pass the gavel to Dennis Combs during the Annual Meeting, to lead the Co-op in 2014. Combs wa...
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Election results in for 2014

Nov 24, 2013

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While the election of PURE Board Members may not feature campaigning or advertising as seen among candidates for political office, the selection of the Co-op’s leadership – and those members willing to serve in leadership capacities – is important for the future of PURE, nonetheless. Each year, five members on the 15-person PURE Co-op Board of Directors – one from each district in the organization – are elected to serve respective three-year terms. The five new members joining the Board f...
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PURE honors select members for service

Jun 03, 2013

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During the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, held in late February at the Chateau Elan Resort north of Atlanta, 31 members were recognized with the coveted 10-year service award, marking a decade of involvement in the Co-op. These members have done a great deal to promote PURE – through their retail, wholesale, or related businesses – as the Southeast’s leading independent petroleum brand. The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative was founded in 1993 as the Southeas...
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New slate of officers provides leadership for PURE

May 06, 2013

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The First Quarter Board Meeting of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, held immediately after the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in late February at the Chateau Elan Resort in Atlanta, featured the recently elected slate of officers. Serving the Co-op in leadership positions this year are Buck Grist, who will be in his second year as President, joined by Dennis Combs as Vice President, Clayton Hooks as Treasurer, and Lynn Keffer as Secretary. PURE President Buck Grist is the owner of Gris...
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Five PURE Board Members begin new terms in 2013

Apr 08, 2013

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Each year, five members on the 15-person PURE Co-op Board of Directors – one from each district in the organization – are elected to serve respective three-year terms. This past year saw four board members re-elected, with one newcomer joining the board as well. This year, the PURE Co-op Board welcomes Jim Hays to the ranks. Hays was elected last fall to represent PURE members in District 5, beginning in 2013. While this is his first term serving on the board, Hays is a long-time PUR...
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PURE Annual Meeting Success

Mar 04, 2013

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Despite the unusually wet conditions for the month of February in Atlanta, the continual rainfall did not dampen the spirits of those in attendance at the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting and First Quarter (2013) Board Meeting of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative in late February. Many members noted they were impressed by the amenities and services of the Chateau Elan Resort outside of Atlanta, the site of this year’s Annual Meeting. Approximately 100 members and guests were on hand to enjoy...
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PURE Annual Meeting set for Feb. 22-24 at Chateau Élan

Dec 14, 2012

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The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative Board of Directors, through the work of its Planning Committee and committee chairman Johnny Robertson, is excited to announce that the Annual Stockholders Meeting will be held at Chateau Élan in Braselton, Georgia on Feb. 22-24, 2013. This Annual Meeting will feature open with a vendor tradeshow and dinner, sponsored by TransMontaigne, Inc., on Friday, Feb. 22. During the tradeshow, authorized vendors of the Co-op will showcase their products and services...
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PURE recognizes 10-year service awards at 2012 Annual Meeting

Sep 10, 2012

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An impressive number of 42 members received 10-year service awards at the 2012 annual meeting, which represents approximately 13 percent of the entire PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative membership list. The service awards for this year will be presented during the Shareholders’ Meeting at Chateau Élan in Braselton, Georgia, set for Feb. 22-24, 2013. PURE Co-op 10-year service award winners from this past year included: • Dodson Oil Company in Fayette, AL • Grist Oil Company, Inc. in Blakely...
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