BROWNSVILLE, Texas – October 17th, 2014 – Watermill Express supports the Brownsville Independent School district’s annual Buddy Fun Meet

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas – October 17th, 2014 – Watermill Express, the nation’s largest drive-up vendor of pure drinking water, was happy to provide water for the Brownsville Independent School district’s annual Buddy Fun Meet. Over 100 gallons of pure drinking water were handed out to event participants.

The Buddy Fun Meet is an event that provides opportunities for students with disabilities to interact with “buddies” or non-disabled peers in field and running activities.

“The Buddy Fun Meet is something very special that we do every year that allows our special kids the opportunity to enjoy the day, but also compete against each other in a very positive matter where they all win, and that is something very important for our kids,” Brownsville Independent School District Superintendent Carl A. Montoya said.

About 225 elementary students from the Lopez and Veteran’s High school clusters participated in activities like potato sack toss, running races, football toss, basketball shooting, bowling, tee ball and even a dance area.

The Buddy Oath: “Compete side by side, win or lose, friendship forever.”

About Watermill Express:

Watermill Express is the nation’s largest provider of drive-up, pure drinking water. Founded in 1984 in Brighton, Colorado, the company serves customers daily at over 1,300 locations. Watermill Express customers supply their own containers and purchase water for an average of 25 cents per gallon. Watermill Express is an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-packaged water. By promoting reusable containers, the company prevents the waste of millions of disposable water bottles each year. For more information call 1-800-487-9643 or visit www.watermillexpress.com or follow us on Facebook.

PHARR, Texas – October 11th, 2014 – Watermill Express works with the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley to support the CupK Forever Run/Walk event

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PHARR, Texas – October 11th, 2014 – Watermill Express, the nation’s largest drive-up vendor of pure drinking water, worked with the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley to support the CupK Forever Run/Walk event. Over 60 gallons of pure drinking water were handed out to event participants.

The CupK Forever Run/Walk event supports the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley. The service area for the Food Bank is comprised of Hidalgo, Willacy and Cameron Counties. In 2011, over 1 million individuals were fed through our various programs, for a total amount of 31 million pounds of non-perishable, frozen and fresh food distributed through over 200 agencies.

About Watermill Express:

Watermill Express is the nation’s largest provider of drive-up, pure drinking water. Founded in 1984 in Brighton, Colorado, the company serves customers daily at over 1,300 locations. Watermill Express customers supply their own containers and purchase water for an average of 25 cents per gallon. Watermill Express is an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-packaged water. By promoting reusable containers, the company prevents the waste of millions of disposable water bottles each year. For more information call 1-800-487-9643 or visit www.watermillexpress.com or follow us on Facebook.

SAN BENITO, Texas – October 7th, 2014 – Watermill Express provides water for San Benito’s National Night Out

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SAN BENITO, Texas – October 7th, 2014 – Watermill Express, the nation’s largest drive-up vendor of pure drinking water, participated in the National Night Out event in San Benito, Texas. Over 100 gallons of pure drinking water were handed out to event participants.

National Night Out is a fun event with music, games and free food, designed to introduce the city’s emergency responders to the citizens. The San Benito Police Department believes National Night Out can help prevent crime and keep the community safe.

The National Association of Town Watch established National Night Out in 1984 as an effort to help prevent crime, to foster police and community partnerships and build neighborhood camaraderie.

In 1984, approximately 2.5 million Americans in 23 states participated in the first National Night out. The event now draws more than 37.8 million people from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities, and military bases.

About Watermill Express:

Watermill Express is the nation’s largest provider of drive-up, pure drinking water. Founded in 1984 in Brighton, Colorado, the company serves customers daily at over 1,300 locations. Watermill Express customers supply their own containers and purchase water for an average of 25 cents per gallon. Watermill Express is an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-packaged water. By promoting reusable containers, the company prevents the waste of millions of disposable water bottles each year. For more information call 1-800-487-9643 or visit www.watermillexpress.com or follow us on Facebook.

MISSION, Texas – October 3rd, 2014 – Watermill Express teams up with MissionPink for the 6th Annual Mission Pink Walk/Run

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MISSION, Texas – October 3rd, 2014 – Watermill Express, the nation’s largest drive-up vendor of pure drinking water, was honored to team up with MissionPink for the 6th Annual Mission Pink Walk/Run for Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention event in Mission, Texas. Over 120 gallons of pure drinking water were handed out to event participants.

An estimated 4,000 people participated in this year’s event. It is one of largest breast cancer events in the Rio Grande Valley and draws people from as far away as Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Monterrey.

Gina Martinez of Mission, TX applied and received a certificate for a free mammogram. “There is a sense of pride when you see so many people come together to help make it easier for women to get a mammogram. I admire them and will always be grateful.” Martinez said.

About Watermill Express:

Watermill Express is the nation’s largest provider of drive-up, pure drinking water. Founded in 1984 in Brighton, Colorado, the company serves customers daily at over 1,300 locations. Watermill Express customers supply their own containers and purchase water for an average of 25 cents per gallon. Watermill Express is an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-packaged water. By promoting reusable containers, the company prevents the waste of millions of disposable water bottles each year. For more information call 1-800-487-9643 or visit www.watermillexpress.com or follow us on Facebook.

PHARR, Texas – September 23, 2014 – Watermill Express supports the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley and the Empty Bowls fundraiser

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PHARR, Texas – September 23, 2014 – Watermill Express, the nation’s largest drive-up vendor of pure drinking water, was delighted to support the Empty Bowls fundraising event in Pharr, Texas. Over 50 gallons of pure drinking water were handed out to event participants.

The concept of Empty Bowls began in 1990, when a Michigan high school art teacher, John Hartom, challenged his students to craft ceramic bowls as part of a fundraising effort. The students then invited teachers to a soup lunch, solicited donations and allowed diners to take their empty bowls home as a reminder of those who might not have eaten.

In describing Pharr’s Empty Bowls event, Terri Drefke, CEO of the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, said “It’s very much a community involvement event. The community gets a lot out of it, and they give back a lot.”

The Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley has grown to become the 36th largest in the nation and 5th largest in Texas based on distribution.  They are proudly affiliated with Feeding America and the Texas Food Bank Network. The service area is comprised of Hidalgo, Willacy and Cameron Counties. In 2011, over 1 million individuals were fed through our various programs, for a total amount of 31 million pounds of non-perishable, frozen and fresh food distributed through over 200 agencies.

About Watermill Express:

Watermill Express is the nation’s largest provider of drive-up, pure drinking water. Founded in 1984 in Brighton, Colorado, the company serves customers daily at over 1,300 locations. Watermill Express customers supply their own containers and purchase water for an average of 25 cents per gallon. Watermill Express is an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-packaged water. By promoting reusable containers, the company prevents the waste of millions of disposable water bottles each year. For more information call 1-800-487-9643 or visit www.watermillexpress.com or follow us on Facebook.

MISSION, Texas – September 13, 2014 – Watermill Express supports the 9/11 Never Forget Memorial Run/Walk

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MISSION, Texas – September 13, 2014 – Watermill Express, the nation’s largest drive-up vendor of pure drinking water, participated in the 9/11 Never Forget Memorial Run/Walk in Mission, Texas. Over 75 gallons of pure drinking water were handed out to event participants.

The 9/11 Never Forget Memorial Run/Walk event is hosted by the Border Patrol Weslaco Station and a portion of the proceeds go to the 9/11 Memorial in New York City.

About Watermill Express:

Watermill Express is the nation’s largest provider of drive-up, pure drinking water. Founded in 1984 in Brighton, Colorado, the company serves customers daily at over 1,300 locations. Watermill Express customers supply their own containers and purchase water for an average of 25 cents per gallon. Watermill Express is an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-packaged water. By promoting reusable containers, the company prevents the waste of millions of disposable water bottles each year. For more information call 1-800-487-9643 or visit www.watermillexpress.com or follow us on Facebook.

BRIGHTON, Colorado – July 7th, 2014 – The Brighton Chamber of Commerce honors Watermill Express with Local Hero award

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BRIGHTON, Colorado – July 7th, 2014 – The Brighton Chamber of Commerce honored Watermill Express with a Local Hero award for sponsoring a recent Relay For Life event. Watermill Express provided water, ice and a portion of sales proceeds to the Relay For Life Brighton effort on June 20th, 2014.

Holly Hansen, President and CEO of the Brighton Chamber of Commerce, recognized the hard work.

“The Brighton Chamber is pleased to honor the entire team at Watermill Express with a Local Hero award for their support of the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life in Brighton. It is no small task for the participants of this very important fundraising event to maintain their energy and drive for the duration of the relay, and the refreshments provided by Watermill Express was a much appreciated and needed resource to ensure the success of this event.” said Hansen.

About Watermill Express:

Watermill Express is the nation’s largest provider of drive-up, pure drinking water. Founded in 1984 in Brighton, Colorado, the company serves customers daily at over 1,300 locations. Watermill Express customers supply their own containers and purchase water for an average of 25 cents per gallon. Watermill Express is an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-packaged water. By promoting reusable containers, the company prevents the waste of millions of disposable water bottles each year. For more information call 1-800-487-9643 or visit www.watermillexpress.com or follow us on Facebook.

EDINBURG, Texas – June 28, 2014 – Watermill Express Donates Water and Ice to the First Annual Electro Fun Run

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EDINBURG, Texas – June 28, 2014 – Watermill Express, the nation’s largest vendor of drive-up, pure drinking water, donated water and ice to the First Annual Electro Fun Run.

This fundraiser, energized with food, music and a car show gave support to Martin Medina and other ALMA Warriors.

The ALMA Revolving Medical Fund is established to help individuals and their families who have been diagnosed with cancer. The fund provides monetary assistance for costs associated with the diagnosis. In honor of Crystal Hernandez, the fund will also provide dedicated money to assist very low income families with final burial expenses.

The fund will raise money through events and sponsorships. Monies raised will stay within the Lower Rio Grande Valley community and will have a direct impact on families by alleviating the stress that arises due to immediate financial circumstances.

About Watermill Express:

Watermill Express is the nation’s largest provider of drive-up, pure drinking water. Founded in 1984 in Brighton, Colorado, the company serves customers daily at over 1,300 locations. Watermill Express customers supply their own containers and purchase water for an average of 25 cents per gallon. Watermill Express is an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-packaged water. By promoting reusable containers, the company prevents the waste of millions of disposable water bottles each year. For more information call 1-800-487-9643 or visit www.watermillexpress.com or follow us on Facebook.

BRIGHTON, Colorado – June 20, 2014 – Watermill Express Donates Water, Ice and Funds to Relay For Life of Brighton

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BRIGHTON, Colorado – June 20, 2014 – Watermill Express, the nation’s largest vendor of drive-up, pure drinking water, provided water and ice and donated funds to the Relay For Life event at Carmichael Park.

This is the second consecutive year that Watermill Express has partnered with Relay For Life. The Relay For Life of Brighton is an annual event that just completed its 16th year.

According to Michele Lussier, Relay For Life Event Coordinator, there were 25 teams and they raised nearly $53,000.  Approximately 80% of the dollars raised at local events stays within the state and county in which it was raised. The funds go to programs and research that are supported by the American Cancer Society.

“We are very appreciative and grateful to Watermill Express for the partnership we have created and look forward to our partnership.  Without the support of our local businesses we could not make this event a success.” said Lussier.

About Watermill Express:

Watermill Express is the nation’s largest provider of drive-up, pure drinking water. Founded in 1984 in Brighton, Colorado, the company serves customers daily at over 1,300 locations. Watermill Express customers supply their own containers and purchase water for an average of 25 cents per gallon. Watermill Express is an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-packaged water. By promoting reusable containers, the company prevents the waste of millions of disposable water bottles each year. For more information call 1-800-487-9643 or visit www.watermillexpress.com or follow us on Facebook.

BRIGHTON, Colorado – May 15, 2014 – Watermill Express Franchisee Chris Moore Wins 2014 Noble Cause Award

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BRIGHTON, Colorado – May 15, 2014 – Watermill Express franchisee Chris Moore was awarded the prestigious Noble Cause Award at the 2014 Multi-Unit Franchise Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Moore who operates CAPMOR, a Watermill Express Franchise in Houston, Texas, received the Noble Cause Award for his passionate, unwavering support for those in need.

“We have spent 20 years becoming part of the Houston community,” said Moore. “We have participated in health fairs, marathons and tons of local events all to show the city of Houston that Watermill Express is dedicated and committed to supporting the community. I’m really honored to receive this award.”

The Noble Cause Award is one of the MVP (Most Valuable Performer) awards given out at the franchise conference. The MVP awards honor the best and brightest franchisees that are innovators in their field and have demonstrated outstanding performance in growing both their organizations and their brands.

“I have personally witnessed the efforts of CAPMOR and Chris Moore in the Houston community,” said Watermill Express Co-Founder and CEO Lani Dolifka. “I’ve seen the positive impact they’ve had on the community and I’m proud of their many accomplishments.”

About Watermill Express:

Watermill Express is the nation’s largest provider of drive-up, pure drinking water. Founded in 1984 in Brighton, Colorado, the company serves customers daily at over 1,300 locations. Watermill Express customers supply their own containers and purchase water for an average of 25 cents per gallon. Watermill Express is an environmentally friendly alternative to pre-packaged water. By promoting reusable containers, the company prevents the waste of millions of disposable water bottles each year. For more information call 1-800-487-9643 or visit www.watermillexpress.com, follow us on Twitter @WatermillUpdate or like us on Facebook.