Bowie business giving back to community

A local fuel business is giving back to the community with the establishment of “Pride Pumps,” where a portion of each gallon sold will go to the Bowie Independent School District.

Mark Ashley of Ashley-Douglass Distributing in Bowie announced Monday the company will donate two cents from each gallon of fuel sold out of the Pride Pump to the local school district.

Ashley operates the credit card-only fuel station located at1001 E. Wise. He explains Bill Douglass sent him some photos of similar projects his company is involved around the region and they decided to do it in Bowie.

“It sounded like a great idea to me. My family has been in the fuel business 70 years in Bowie, my dad did it before me. It is one way to give back in a positive way,” explained Ashley.


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