Throughout the year, the store participated in Ace Bucket Day, round-up, item of the month promotions, candy sales, barbecues, and other fundraisers. With customers, vendors and other community supports, the store raised $24,727. The total raised by the store made it the No. 1 single-store fundraiser for Ace nationwide. Duracell Battery awarded store owner Gary Johnson an additional $10,000 for being the top single-store retailer. All funds remained local, benefiting the two children’s hospitals.

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