Sheetz hiring event today

Sheetz has announced plans to hire 2,500 employees company-wide.

Sheetz will hold open interviews for full- and part-time positions from 8 a.m. to

8 p.m. today at all of its 589 locations.

The hiring initiative aims to increase Sheetz’s total employee count and number of full-time positions by creating and filling jobs at stores throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, West Virginia and North Carolina. During the open interviews, prospective employees can learn about Sheetz’s commitment to offering employees sustainable careers built on an inspiring culture, community engagement and disrupting the convenience category as we know it.

“We are excited to bring additional employees into our family at Sheetz,” said Stephanie Doliveira, vice president of human resources at Sheetz in a statement. “Our employees are what make Sheetz special.”

Day of Giving marked

Owners and operators of Jersey Mike’s locations in State College and Altoona will celebrate their Day of Giving today and will give all their resources and 100 percent of sales to support Pink Zone.

The event is part of the company’s annual Month of Giving campaign in March.

Last year, the nationwide initiative raised more than $6 million for local charities.

Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s has raised more than $34 million for local charities and has distributed more than 2 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes.