UNION CITY, Ind. – The Union City Lions Club held its first meeting in November on Tuesday.
A meal, prepared by D’s Restaurant, of meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn and fruit was enjoyed by the members and guest present.
The program for the evening was presented by Penny Brunk, manager of Casey’s General Store in Union City, Indiana. Casey’s has been open in Union City now for about 10 months.
Brunk told the club that the first Casey’s was started in Boone, Iowa, in a garage in 1968. Today Casey’s has more than 2,000 locations in 16 Midwest states. Casey’s is the fifth largest pizza chain in the United States and the fourth largest convenience store chain in the U.S.
Casey’s in Union City is open 24 hour a day, and in addition to gasoline and regular convenience store items, it has a full kitchen and an extensive line of food items including doughnuts, made fresh between midnight and 4 a.m. every day, and a large selection of drinks and snacks. Casey’s also has many types of pizza and sandwiches. The kitchen in Casey’s of Union City also is open 24 hours a day. The store also has ice cream and many types of coffee.
Nationally, Casey’s prides itself in its many partnerships in the communities it serves. The Union City Casey’s partners with clubs, school events, athletic teams and groups doing fundraisers, and Casey’s supplies coupons for schools and churches to give out as rewards for many different things.
This past year Casey’s celebrated 50 years in business.