Top 5 Tips for Tailgating Success

Get out your game day jersey, ’cause it’s time for some football! We know our Superfans are also fans of America’s game. And what would the game be without a little bit of pregame tailgating action? Since tailgating is our favorite football tradition, we want to share our favorite tips on how to make the pregame party a success:

Labor Day Roadtrip Tips

Since Labor Day weekend is known as one of the busiest weekends on the road, we want our Superfans to stay safe out there as they travel. Sure, you can’t control how other drivers behave on the road, but there are things you can do to maximize your safety like planning ahead and being well prepared. Here our best tips for doing just that and ensuring you have a fun (and safe) Labor Day weekend.

No More Bullies: Preventing Bullying at School

Alon Thinks Bullies Stink
At Alon, we like to share love and friendship. That’s why we think bullying stinks. Now that it’s back-to-school time, we think it’s a good idea to squash any bullying before it starts. When you’re aware of what to look for, you’ll be better prepared if a school bullying situation comes up.

Back-to-School Time = Lunch Time

Back-to-school time means a lot of different things around your house. Getting back into a good routine is probably one of the most important parts of getting into back-to-school mode and along with that comes packing a healthy lunch each day. Kids want a fun, tasty meal that doesn’t bring out a funny face when they open their lunch box. Parents want a meal that you can make quickly, but isn’t full of junk.

Get Back to School with a Carpool

Back to School with Alon
Here at Alon, we think Back to School time is one of the best times of the year. A new uniform or first day of school outfit, the perfect binder, a freshly sharpened pencil… what could be better? Going back to school might mean that the days of summer and lazy afternoons by the pool are over, but there’s so much to look forward to like new teachers, practicing again with the team and of course, weekends.

Friendly Faces of Alon

Summer is officially here and we know that this can be the busiest time of year for many families. With the kids out of school and endless activities lined up, we understand that your time is precious. That’s why with our hot coffee and tasty sandwiches, from breakfast to dinner, we’ve got you covered.

7-Eleven Fundraising Campaign Raises Over $14,000 for Special Olympics New Mexico

Alon 7-Eleven Special Olympics Fundraiser

On Tuesday, June 5th, Special Olympics New Mexico Executive Director Randy Mascorella and Global Messenger and athlete Phil With met with 7-Eleven Region Manager Eric Corley in Albuquerque to celebrate the amount of $14,292 raised for SONM’s athletes and sports program. Special thanks to each 7-Eleven store and employee that participated in this remarkable fund raising campaign. This year’s fundraising increased by 22.6%! That’s some serious love.

Five Awesome Moms Won Five Awesome iPads!

Mother’s Day has come and gone, and our Mom of the Year photo contest has ended. So many grateful kids (and grown up kids) shared pics of their moms with us. Every pic was heart-warming and unique – some funny, some sweet, some new, some old. It was a very difficult task, but five winners were selected out of the bunch. Each winner will receive a shiny new iPad. Congrats to our winners!

Alon Mom of the Year Contest Winners