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FPMA's 2013 Scholarship Photography by Pamela McElroy CITGO Petroleum was a Title sponsor. Special thanks to Scholarship Committee Chair Marcelino Gomes, Jr.! The Florida Lottery and Marathon Petroleum held raffles for scratch off tickets. W e had record attendance at the 2013 Scholarship Golf Tournament and Conference of Committees at the beautiful Renaissance Vinoy in St. Petersburg, Florida, Oct. 21-22! Congratulations to the Risser Oil team, Kerry Katchuk, Mark Perrault, Bob Headley and Bud Risser for their win of the Scholarship Golf Tournament! A big thank you to FPMA's Committee Chairs who had outstanding meetings on the second day of the event: Marcelino Gomes, Jr., Scholarship Committee Chair; Mike Ashey, Environmental Committee Chair; Wenda Lewis, Membership Committee Chair; Don Bodie, Convention Committee Chair; Pam McElroy Education & Training Committee Co-Chair; Greg Bradley, Food Supplier Committee Chair; J.H. (JH) Williams IV, YEO Committee Chair; Stoney Smith, Convenience Store Committee Chair; Jonathan Vilches, General Supplier Committee Chair; Craig Lynch, Motor Fuels/Lubes Committee Chair and Jim Mills, Petroleum Fuel Supplier Committee Chair. Additionally, on the second day of the event we had a great Board and General membership meeting. Thank you to FPMA's Board of Directors, Executive Officers: Chair 18 | View past issues of Petrogram online at of the Board, Summit Shah; Noel Hardy, Chair-Elect; Wenda Lewis, Membership Committee Chair; Stoney Smith, Convenience Store Chair; Craig  Lynch, Motor Fuels/ Lubes Chair and John Tiffany, Immediate Past Chair. Thank you to our Directors: Sue Banks; James Clardy; Dennis Combs; Bert Culbreth; Kerry Katchuk; Charles W. Taylor, Jr. Our members gave a warm welcome to Rick McAllister, Debbie Crow and Elaine Mann Carpenter of the Florida Retail Federation. We are excited for the future and for the affiliation and partnership with the Florida Retail Federation. Additionally, thank you to

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Petrogram - Winter 2013

Chair’s Perspective
2013 FPMA Patron Members
Florida’s Petroleum Cleanup Program is Undergoing an Overhaul
As C-stores Branch Out, Channel Blurring Blossoms
Just Say No…to (Synthetic) Drugs
Staying Away from Negligent Security Lawsuits
FPMA’s 2013 Scholarship Golf Tournament and Conference of Committees
FPMA Featured Advertiser Marketplace
Calendar of Events
Index of Advertisers/

Petrogram - Winter 2013