Photo Gallery: Sheetz opens first of two Parkersburg locations

Photo by Evan Bevins Parkersburg Sheetz employees celebrate after manager Johnny Lewis, center, cut the ribbon at the 306 Ann St. store Thursday. Approximately 70 people are expected to be employed between the two stores.
Photo by Evan Bevins More than 100 people came to Thursday’s grand opening of Sheetz at 306 Ann St., Parkersburg, where there were giveaways and prize drawings before the ribbon-cutting. “We do not get a crowd like this every time we open a store,” Sheetz Vice President of Store Operations Adam Sheetz said.
Photo by Evan Bevins Adam Sheetz, right, vice president of store operations and grandson of Sheetz founder Bob Sheetz, speaks with Wood County Special Olympian Stormy Huxley, center, and her mother, Diana, on Thursday at the grand opening of the Sheetz location at 306 Ann St. in Parkersburg. Special Olympics West Virginia President John Corbett said Sheetz is the No. 1 business supporter of the organization. In honor of the new store opening, Sheetz donated $2,500 to Special Olympics West Virginia.
Photo by Evan Bevins More than 100 people came to Thursday’s grand opening of Sheetz at 306 Ann St., Parkersburg, where there were giveaways and prize drawings before the ribbon-cutting. “We do not get a crowd like this every time we open a store,” Sheetz Vice President of Store Operations Adam Sheetz said.

PARKERSBURG — Sheetz opened its first location in Parkersburg, the 57th in West Virginia and the 566th overall, on Thursday. A second Parkersburg location is planned to open at Seventh and East streets in late February.

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