LOUISVILLE, KY — Thorntons is proud to announce the opening of its newest Tennessee Store—and first in La Vergne. The store will open Friday, May 20 at 6:00 a.m. and is located at 559 Waldron Road, La Vergne, TN. The company now operates a total of 18 stores in Tennessee.

This new pump and go location is a 5,500 square foot store that sits on 4.8 acres. It features a number of amenities to serve our on-the-go Guests including:

• Self-checkout to drive a faster and more efficient Guest experience

• LED lighting for Guest and Team Member safety and energy efficiency

• Freshly made burritos and sandwiches prepared throughout the day in the store’s onsite kitchen

• Variety of top-of-the-line beverages, including fresh bean to cup coffee and ice-cold fountain beverages with nugget ice

• Rear diesel island, limited overnight parking and the Pro Driver rewards program for professional drivers

• Popeyes restaurant

Thorntons invites the community to be part of our big day on May 20. When the store opens at 6:00 a.m., the first 100 Guests will receive a free swag bag1. In addition, there will be a Grand Opening celebration from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Event activities include music, games and giveaways. Special guests in attendance include the Mayor of La Vergne, Jason Cole.

During the Ribbon Cutting ceremony Debi Boffa, president, will present Second Harvest of Middle Tennessee with a $2,500 donation. This contribution is in honor of the new store opening and is part of Thorntons’ ongoing commitment to help feed the hungry in all of the communities where we operate.

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Thorntons, part of the bp portfolio, operates more than 200 stores that provide high quality fresh foods, beverages, and fuel in six states: Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee and Florida. Thorntons’ mission is to be people’s favorite place to stop when they are on-the-go and people’s favorite place to work. Thorntons has its own blending plants, transportation fleet and food commissary. Thorntons has a passion for giving back to the communities where Guests and Team Members live and work. Thorntons volunteers make their communities better through community service, humanitarian day events and fundraising projects. Learn more about Thorntons by visiting www.mythorntons.com. Connect with Thorntons on Facebook www.facebook.com/thorntonsllc, Instagram @thorntons_llc and Twitter @ThorntonsLLC.

This promotion is offered by Thorntons, which is located at 2600 James Thornton Way, Louisville, KY 40245. No purchase necessary to receive prize. Must be at least 15 years old to receive prize. Only the first 100 Guests to visit the store are eligible to receive prize. Promotion will continue until such time as 100 Guests claim prize. The approximate value of the prize is $6.