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Storm damaged Stripes stores to re-open after year-long closure

Posted at 3:52 PM, Aug 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 01:05:25-04

Three Coastal Bend convenience stores destroyed by Hurricane Harvey will be re-opening this month.

Stripes locations in Port Aransas, Ingleside and Aransas Pass will hold opening celebration with employees and customers to commemorate the events.

“We are excited to announce the openings of our newly rebuilt Stripes stores. Our team has worked very hard to return the stores to our communities and our loyal customers. Even though the hurricane destroyed these three stores, we were able to relocate our team members to other stores that were less impacted by the storm.” stated Brad Williams, Senior Vice President, 7-Eleven, Inc.

  • Stripes #9433 at 511 East Cotter Street in Port Aransas will open today, with a re-opening celebration scheduled for August 23 at 2 p.m.
  • Stripes #2146 on Highway 361 in Ingleside will open on August 22, with a re-opening celebration scheduled for August 25 at 1 p.m.
  • Stripes #2149 at 235 Cleveland Boulevard in Aransas Pass will open on August 29, with a re-opening celebration scheduled for September 4 at 2 p.m.

According to Stripes, attendees at the re-opening celebrations will be treated to free Slurpee drinks.

Stripes will also participate in the city-wide celebration “Remember, Rebuild, Rejoice” ribbon cutting ceremony, hosted by Ingleside Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, August 25 at 10 a.m. This event will be held in the Ingleside Public Library, located at 2775 Waco St in Ingleside. Lunch will be sponsored by Stripes and Laredo Taco Company.

“We want to thank our team members, city partners, and most importantly, our loyal customers for their support. Together, we are Coastal Bend Strong!” Williams said.