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Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 09:46 AM

Don O'Neal to Join the 2013 Kangaroo Express Salute Our Troops Tour

Dragster will be a part of the convenience store chain's summer-long military fundraising

Cary, N.C. -- campaign Kangaroo Express, the leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern United States, operated by The Pantry, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTRY), today announced that Don O'Neal will join this year's Salute Our Troops tour.

In addition to National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) and Lucas Oil Racing events, O'Neal and his dragster will travel throughout the Southeast to recognize military personnel and their families while helping to raise funds for military support organizations as part of the Kangaroo Express Salute Our Troops campaign.

Driver Don O'Neal represents JBM Motorsports based in Evansville, IN. JBM provides motorsports marketing services and assets for companies across the country in line with their platform. JBM is a family owned and managed company grounded in family values, morals and ethics. The opportunity to partner with Kangaroo Express and the Salute Our Troops tour parallels the JBM Motorsports mission of supporting those who support our great country.

Since the inaugural campaign in 2011, the Salute Our Troops has raised $5.67 million, breaking fundraising records for many of its beneficiary organizations, including two of the largest fundraising initiatives in the USO's more than 70-year history.

To follow the Don O'Neal dragster and the Salute Our Troops tour events, look for updates from Don O'Neal Racing on Facebook and Twitter and from Kangaroo Express on Facebook and Twitter with the #KESalute hashtag.

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