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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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PURE welcomes Jarred Cail as CFO

Feb 03, 2012

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He has the same first name as the Subway sandwich national spokesperson that made weight loss via the $5 dollar foot-long famous. But this “Jarred” specializes in keeping finances fit and business operations lean. The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative added a new professional to its staff at the Rock Hill headquarters this past December, when Jarred Cail joined the ranks as Chief Financial Officer. Jarred brings a wealth of professional experience to the PURE Co-op, which he will put to g...
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PURE Co-op Announces Date for Annual Stockholders Meeting

Sep 19, 2011

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The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, Inc. has announced that its Annual Stockholders Meeting is scheduled for the weekend of March 23-25, 2012, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida. PURE members, along with their families, as well as vendors and friends, are encouraged to Save the Date and make plans to attend. The annual meeting has been held during the month of November during previous years, but the PURE Board of Directors elected to change the date of the...
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Member milestones worth celebrating

Mar 07, 2011

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During the annual Stockholders Meeting in Charleston this past November, a dozen members were presented with 10-year Member Service Awards, to commemorate this critical milestone these organizations have reached in contributing to the success of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative. Those 10-year Member Service Award winners include: • Gay Oil Company in Vidalia, Georgia • Biltmore Oil Company in Asheville, North Carolina • Huntley Oil & Gas Company, Inc. in Wadesboro, North Carolina ...
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Passing the gavel: Davis Cosey takes the reigns as PURE President

Feb 21, 2011

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Prior to passing the gavel to fellow Board Member Davis Cosey, PURE President Tim Allen gave his “State of the Cooperative” address to the Co-op membership during the annual Shareholders Meeting. In his final address to the Co-op as President, Allen noted that although market conditions have changed, the Co-op has come a long way in 2010, with the highlight being the preparations that are being made to submit requests for proposals to potential suppliers. In order to do so, the PURE Board...
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Election results in: four PURE Board Members return, with one newcomer coming on board

Jan 27, 2011

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The election results are in for the five open spots on the 15-member PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative Board of Directors. Four board members return to continue their service, while one newcomer joins their ranks. The Board also selected a new slate of officers to lead the Co-op in 2011. Following the vote of the entire PURE membership, the Co-op has filled each of the five district openings on its Board of Directors. The election results include the following Board Members who now begin the...
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