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2022 Holiday Hot Meal Project

For Immediate release: Virginia Oil and Gas Association to provide 1000 hot meals to people in need in Southwest Virginia


Abingdon Virginia, December 15, 2022- Since 2020,VOGA President Lawton Mullins, has issued a challenge to Virginia Oil and Gas Association members to help provide  hot meals to those in need in  counties within SWVA in honor of the Christmas Holidays. The response has been phenomenal, allowing the Association to serve thousands hot meals to those in need to 5 communities in Southwestern Virginia.


“The past 3 years has been difficult for everyone, the response and generosity by our members has been amazing, we are excited to again be able to offer these meals during this holiday season” said Beth Stockner, the Spokesperson and Public Relations Director for the Virginia Oil and Gas Association. In addition to the assistance provided to the region during the Buchanan County floods this summer, 14 member companies and several anonymous donors have leaped on board to make this project come to fruition to help those in need at a time when it is needed most. 


Thank you to the following sponsors for helping to provide these meals to others in need throughout 2022;  Diversified, CNX, Coronado, Noah Horn Well Drilling, the Harbor Company, Enervest Operating, Equitrans Midstream, NRSI, Appalachian Energy, KNL, Gasco, AquaClear, Berkshire Hathaway Energy GT&S, ShalePro Energy Services


 There will be 5 locations throughout Southwestern Virginia where public Hot Holiday dinner pickups will be offered to anyone that wants to come by any one of the locations. 


Public locations are listed below on the following dates and times throughout the next few weeks for anyone in need while supplies last. 


Times, locations and availability are subject to change. Please visit the Virginia Oil and Gas Association Facebook Page, facebook.com/VaOilandGas or it’s website at www.vaoilandgas.com for updates and details.


Formed in 1977 the Virginia Oil and Gas Association is a non-profit trade association representing the interests of companies, partnerships, individuals or other entities having an interest in the oil and gas industry and who are primarily engaged in the exploration, production, development, transportation and distribution of natural gas and oil in Virginia.


Buchanan County, Virginia

December 19,2022

Noah Horn Well Drilling

1070 Sandy Valley Lane

Oakwood, VA. 24631

Shop with a Cop Priority pickup: 11-12:00 AM

Any remaining meals for those in need

11:30 till food runs out

December 20,2022

Hurley Middle School

6911 Hurley Rd,

Big Rock, VA 24620


Shop with a Cop Priority pickup: 11-12:00 AM

Any remaining meals for those in need

Special assistance for Hurley Flood Victims

11:30 AM till food runs out


Dickenson County, Virginia

December 19, 2022

Pig-N-Out- Food Truck

Clintwood Baptist Church

179 Clintwood Main St,

Clintwood, VA 24228

11:30 AM till food runs out

Wise County, VA

December 22, 2022

Barberitos Southwestern Grille & Cantina (Norton, VA)

746 Commonwealth Dr

Norton, VA 24273

11:00 AM- 2:00 PM

December 27, 2022


Washington County, VA

Pleasant View UMC

18416 Lee Hwy, Abingdon, VA 24210

11:00 AM-2:00 PM

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