Q Mart Parent Co. Tees Up for Charity
HOUSTON — Northwest Petroleum LP, parent company of Q Mart convenience stores, will hold its first Charity Classic Golf Tournament to benefit The Lighthouse of Houston, an organization that provides education, recreation and career resources for the blind and visually impaired.
“Community involvement and charitable activities are both integral to the success of Northwest Petroleum since we believe our people and our community make us who we are so it is important to give back especially to an organization like Lighthouse that we hold in high esteem,” said Fazil Malik, president and CEO of Northwest Petroleum.
The golf tournament will take place Friday, Sept. 9, at the Black Horse Country Club at 12205 Fry Road, Cypress, Texas. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Platinum-level donors include Phillips 66, Motiva, Amegy Bank and Gilbarco.
The Lighthouse of Houston is a member agency of the United Way of Greater Houston. It serves approximately 7,000 blind and visually impaired people each year and is committed to improving the quality and relevance of its services. This includes developing and disseminating better service designs and interventions to enhance the blind or visually impaired's functioning.
Houston-based Northwest Petroleum LP has been in the gasoline retail and c-store business since 1991. It operates locations in the Austin, San Antonio and Houston, Texas, and Oklahoma markets. Q Mart is the company’s core c-store brand.