PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The West VirginIa Secondary School Activities Commission and Par Mar Stores West Virginia have announced a corporate partnership that will promote high school athletics throughout West Virginia.
“We are excited to announce our partnership with Par Mar Stores to benefit of West Virginia’s high school student-athletes,” said WVSSAC Executive Director Bernie Dolan. “Par Mar has been a long-time supporter of youth sports to our communities, our schools and our student-athletes.”
“We are very excited about this partnership,” says Par Mar President Brian Waugh. “We have all seen the statistics. The more activities we can get our kids involved with, the more likely they are to become better citizens. We are very grateful for the opportunity.”
Par Mar has more than 200 stores in five states — West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.
About the WVSSAC
The West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission (WVSSAC) is the main governing body of high school sports and marching bands in West Virginia. Member schools are divided into three classes by total enrollment in grades 9-12.
Sports administered by the WVSSAC include football, boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball, baseball, cheerleading, golf, softball, boys’ and girls’ track, volleyball, boys’ and girls’ soccer, boys’ and girls’ cross country, boys’ and girls’ tennis, boys and girls swimming and wrestling.
About Par Mar Stores
As the company and its 2,000 employees continue to focus on growth, Par Mar has adapted the motto, “If there’s not a Par Mar Store near you now, there will be soon.”
Par Mar is associated with multiple national brands including A&W, Amoco, Arby’s, BP, Exxon, Marathon, Mountaineer Mart, Shell, Subway, Sunoco, U-Haul and Valero.