E-Z Mart Sponsors Texarkana Race for the Cure

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E-Z Mart Sponsors Texarkana Race for the Cure

Texarkana, Texas -- E-Z Mart Inc., operator of more than 370 convenience stores in five states, will be the Grand Presenting Sponsor for this year's Komen Texarkana Race for the Cure.

As the Grand Presenting Sponsor, E-Z Mart has committed $35,000.00 to next month's event. It marks the fourth consecutive year the Texarkana, Texas-based company has been the Grand Presenting Sponsor. The four-year total investment on behalf of E-Z Mart is more than $140,000. Of this contribution, 75 percent has been used to aid local programs. The remaining funds go directly to the Susan G. Komen foundation to help fund cancer research on a national level.

E-Z Mart also will provide the official ?Coffee for the Cure.? The company's FaEllen coffee will be available during the Pasta Party and the Survivor Breakfast. Both of these functions coincide with the race.

The E-Z Mart team of employees rally together as well. Approximately 60 employees represent a team that participates in the walk. Each year the E-Z Mart employees are encouraged to submit the names of friends and family members who are cancer survivors. The names that are submitted are then incorporated into the design of the shirt worn by the E-Z Mart team.