In the Community

Summer is Here! Help Local Charities in Need!

Lewis & Raulerson – Friendly Express Charitable Foundation, Inc. recently visited two local charities.  They included HOOVES TO FREEDOM and GEORGIA LIONS’ CAMP.  Both charities are in need this summer.  You can help by giving donations to support their efforts.

Accepting a $1,000 check for Hooves to Freedom is Hilary Cooler, owner and Nick, student.  The charity enables individual healing, growth and independence through therapeutic horsemanship.

Georgia Lion’s Camp accepted a $1,000 check to help with the summer camp for the blind.  The camp’s mission is to provide personal growth experiences for people of all ages with visual impairments using recreation, education, socialization and rehabilitation in an outdoor setting.  Pictured are student ages 6-12 years old and staff.

Lewis & Raulerson – Friendly Express are encouraging other businesses in the area to help as well by donating to organizations such as Georgia Lions’ Camp and Hooves to Freedom.  Together we can make a difference.

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Georgia Lions’ Camp

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Hooves To Freedom

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Great Turn Out – Another Successful Tournament

Lewis & Raulerson – Friendly Express Charitable Foundation, Inc. held its 16th Annual Charity Golf Classic on November 3rd, 2016. With the help of generous vendors, the foundation broke a record for golfers in attendance and money raised.  All funds will be donated to regional charities.  The foundation recognized it’s top 5 charities at the tournament, they include: Dreams Come True, Satilla Hospice, Kingdom Care, Coastal Coalition for Children, and Georgia Baptist Children’s Home.  We appreciate everyone’s tireless and unselfish support each year.

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September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This is our time to honor children and families affected by the disease and rally support for ground-breaking research that can save our kids’ lives.  Lewis & Raulerson – Friendly Express Charitable Foundation, Inc. recently donated to Mattie’s Mission.  Mattie’s Mission is a 501c3 non-profit organization formed in memory of Mattie Goble (our sweet Mattie), and their goal is to financially, spiritually, and emotionally assist families affected by childhood cancer.  We encourage everyone to GO GOLD and make a difference!


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16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Invitations are out and we are ready for another GREAT year!!!  Were returning to the beautiful “Jekyll Island Golf Club” for our 16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament.  The date has been set for Thursday, November 3rd with registration opening at 7:30 and shotgun start at 8:30.  If you have any questions, please contact Casey Hall  at 912-283-5951 or

Hope To See You There!

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McIntosh County Academy Presented Check From Lewis & Raulerson, Inc. and Exxon

MCA is a 2015 Educational Alliance Math and Science Grant Recipient. Mr Steven Raulerson presented a check for $500 to MCA for the areas of math and/or science. Thank you Lewis & Raulerson, Inc. through Exxon.

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Friendly Express/Lewis & Raulerson are strident supporters of the FaithWorks’ mission through “Feeding Families on Fridays” program

“FaithWorks recently welcomed Casey Hall and Natalie Walker from Friendly Express/Lewis & Raulerson for a tour of the Sparrow’s Nest.

Friendly Express/Lewis & Raulerson are strident supporters of the FaithWorks’ mission through the “Feeding Families on Fridays” program.

Every Friday when a Friendly Express customer buys any size fountain drink or coffee, Friendly Express donates 10 cents for each cup sold. One hundred percent of the money collected has been distributed to local food pantries such as FaithWorks’ Sparrow’s Nest. Feeding Families on Fridays has provided more than $100,000 to local food banks, pantries and soup kitchens thru their “Feeding Families on Friday” initiative.

Pictured are Casey Hall of Lewis & Raulerson, Sparrow’s Nest Director Mel Rozier, Volunteer Ministries Director Nancy Krabil and Natalie Walker of Friendly Express Charitable Foundation.”

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Shell Oil Company Honors Lewis & Raulerson, Inc.

Lewis & Raulerson, Inc. was recently honored by Shell Oil Company in Chicago for its 75 Years of partnership.  Lewis & Raulerson, Inc. has been a Shell distributor since 1938.  L&R was recognized as one of the top four distributors for its longevity with Shell Oil Company in the world. 

Pictured Board Members Include: Brantley Crosby, David Turner, Bill Raulerson & Danny Smith (not pictured: Anna Lewis).

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15th Annual Golf Tournament – Hugh Success

Lewis & Raulerson – Friendly Express Charitable Foundation, Inc. recently held its 15th Annual Golf Tournament on Jekyll Island Thursday, November 5th, 2015.  It was a hugh success with over 148 players.  The players and volunteers enjoyed nice warm temperatures, good food, and a great course.   Over $85,000 was raised and donations keep coming in.  The charitable foundation believes in giving back to our local community.  Some of our top charities include: Dreams Come True, Satilla Hospice, Kingdom Care,  Coastal Coalition for Children, & The Georgia Baptist Children’s Home to name a few.

BIG thank you to our wonderful vendors that make all of this possible!

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Customer Appreciation Day

Customer Appreciation Day 8/12/15

Come In and Cool Off!!

Cold Drinks & Popcorn For Our Wonderful Customers!

Date: 8/12/15 – Time: 10:00-2:00 – Location: 1759 State Street, Waycross, GA

Make sure you come in and register for the drawing!!

“4” Lucky Customers will win a Friendly Express Gift Card!!


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15th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Save The Date!

November 5th, 2015

The Jekyll Island Golf Club, Jekyll Island – 322 Captain Wylly Road, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

  • 8:00 Registration (Breakfast & Driving Range Open)
  • 8:30 Start
  • 1:30  Awards and Lunch
  • 2:30  Raffle
  • There will also be food tents set up on the course for your convenience




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