PURE News

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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PURE welcomes two newcomers to the Board in 2012

Jul 16, 2012

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The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative Board of Directors features a blend of experienced veterans and newcomers, all elected by their peers to provide leadership during a critical period of the organization’s history. This past year featured the election of two newcomers and the return of a past officer, in addition to the re-election of two members who were currently serving in these leadership posts. In 2012, Joe McCaskill of Mac’s Gas, Inc. in Brandon, MS (District 1) and Johnny Robertson...
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PURE Co-op Board recommends Federated as preferred insurance carrier

May 07, 2012

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The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative Board of Directors, through its marketing committee, has approved Federated Insurance Companies as the preferred carrier for members seeking a number of insurance and financial service products. The Co-op recommends Federated for property and casualty, workman’s compensation, life and disability insurance, as well as financial protection service and other offerings. “The most significant factor for our board’s recommendation of Federated to our members for...
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Just Ask SAM

Apr 09, 2012

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In the petroleum industry, just like any business, nothing happens until somebody sells something. For members of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, that selling process typically starts and ends at the pump island dispenser. When everyone is united by the common goal to aid in the flow of each gallon of product through the nozzles at retail sites, then everyone benefits. If we don’t get things on the site right, everything else in the organization could go awry. By focusing on quality-dri...
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PURE Member Spotlight:

Mar 23, 2012

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Congratulations are extended to The Little Oil Company, with offices in Richmond and Jarratt, Virginia, for celebrating their 90th Anniversary this past year. The highlight of the anniversary for this PURE Co-op member included being honored by the Commonwealth of Virginia General Assembly. Through House Joint Resolution No. 819, The Little Oil Company was honored for 90 years of success as a third-generation family owned and operated business, which was founded in 1921 in Richmond as Lit...
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PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative prepares for Annual Stockholders Meeting

Mar 02, 2012

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The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, Inc. will host its Annual Stockholders Meeting during the weekend of March 23-25, 2012, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida. “This is an exciting time for the PURE Co-op, so we expect a good turnout for the Annual Stockholders Meeting, especially with another great location in Orlando selected by our planning committee,” says Frank Dotson, general manager of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative. “We also hope that the indus...
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