Sheldon, IA – July 2, 2018
CO-OP Gas and Oil has announced plans to construct a Travel Plaza in Sheldon, Iowa. The Travel Plaza will be located in the brand-new Sheldon Crossroads North Business Park, which sits at the intersection of Highway 60 & Highway 18, located on Sheldon’s east side.
The Travel Plaza will be built on 6 acres of ground and will offer a wide variety of amenities to customers including a 5,000+ square foot convenience store which will include a branded food option, an 8,000+ square foot service center, a gas fueling area for vehicles, and a large diesel fueling area which will cater to truck traffic and parking.
Tyler Boone, General Manager for CO-OP Gas and Oil said that “Being a Cooperative, we are always looking to provide the most value back to our membership. We are very excited for what this project will bring not only to our existing membership, but to the Community of Sheldon and the increased tourism that will certainly ensue. This investment alone won’t make these efforts successful however; we will need the continued support of our membership as this support allows us to grow, expand, and prepare for the future.”
"This has been a work in progress for some time,” mentioned Sheldon Mayor Katricia Meendering, “and now with much appreciation of patience, we are enthusiastically excited to announce and welcome OOP Gas and Oil Travel Plaza to the new Sheldon Crossroads North Business Park! We heard the equests for this need, our staff and the team at CGO have worked diligently to make this venture happen. Congratulations and welcome CGO Travel Plaza!"
“We are extremely excited for this project and we want to thank the whole team at CO-OP Gas & Oil for their continued commitment to our community and region. Said Curt Strouth Community Development Director for the Sheldon Chamber and Development Corporation. “We know that this project will have a huge impact on the continued growth of our community and will also provide a major development anchor in our brand-new Crossroads North Business Park.”
“We are grateful for the incredible opportunity this offers for the City of Sheldon as well as for CO-OP Gas and Oil. The hard work from all sides made this opportunity materialize. Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” Said Travis Klein, President of the Sheldon Chamber and Development Corporation.
About: The Cooperative has been a part of the Sheldon Community since 1924 and is member-owned with all profits being distributed back to the membership. It currently has 50 employees serving Northwest Iowa.
Contact – Tyler Boone – General Manager CO-OP Gas & Oil