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Cumberland Farms Honors Memory Of Sergeant Michael C. Chesna With One-Day Fundraiser In Weymouth

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Cumberland Farms Honors Memory Of Sergeant Michael C. Chesna With One-Day Fundraiser In Weymouth

20 Cents from Every Coffee or Chill Zone Beverage Purchased on July 27th Will Be Donated to the Officer Michael Chesna Family Fund

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WESTBOROUGH, Mass., July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Farms, a leading coffee, convenience and gasoline retailer, today announced that the company will host a one-day fundraiser on Friday, July 27th for the Officer Michael Chesna Family Fund at its two Weymouth stores, which are located at 767 Main Street and 5 Liberty Square. On that day, the company will donate 20 cents for every hot and iced coffee and Chill Zone beverage purchased to the Officer Michael Chesna Family Fund.

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Michael C. Chesna, 42, was a member of the Weymouth Police Department for six years and was killed in the line of duty during a shooting earlier this month. He was also an Army veteran and a Purple Heart recipient who served two tours following 9/11. Michael C. Chesna is remembered by his loved ones for his generosity, passion for sports, and for being a loving father to his two children.

"We have great respect and appreciation for those who protect and serve our communities and are deeply saddened about the passing of Officer Chesna," said Ari Haseotes, CEO of Cumberland Farms. "Our thoughts go out to those affected by this loss, and we hope our donation will help lend some support to Officer Chesna's family and the Weymouth community during this difficult time."

Weymouth residents who wish to participate in the one-day fundraiser can visit their local Cumberland Farms at 767 Main Street or 5 Liberty Square. To donate directly to the Officer Michael Chesna Family Fund, residents can make checks payable to the "Officer Michael Chesna Family Fund" and send to the Weymouth Police Station, 140 Winter Street, Weymouth, MA 02188.

About Cumberland Farms
Cumberland Farms makes life easier for busy people every day. What started in 1939 with a cow and a dream has grown into a network of nearly 600 convenience stores across 8 states. Three generations later, Cumberland Farms is still family owned and operated, and continues to reflect the values it was built upon: envisioning a better way to serve customers by providing the best possible products at the best possible prices. Whether you're buying a cold Chill Zone drink, a hot or iced cup of Farmhouse Blend Coffee, or filling the gas tank, convenience and customer service are key. Cumberland Farms also has a long heritage of giving back to the communities where it operates, from feeding the hungry to supporting local sports teams and fundraising. For more information, please visit us at http://www.cumberlandfarms.com or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cumberlandfarms.

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