News and Events

Foster Fuels Team Members Complete Jet A Training

January 20, 2020

Team Members Complete Jet A Training LYNCHBURG, Va. – As part of Foster Fuels’ on-going training and talent diversification, several team members completed their Jet A fuel training, adding a new trade to their repertoire. These versatile team leaders continually strive to develop their teams through safety-focused, hands-on training. Foster Fuels’ aviation fueling experts are…

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Foster Fuels Donates $2,500 to American Legion

January 10, 2020

Foster Fuels donates $2,500 to American Legion Post 16 to kick off campaign to purchase transport van LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – Foster Fuels has made a donation of $2,500 Thursday morning to the American Legion Post 16 in their effort to raise funds to purchase a transport van with a wheelchair lift. The donation begins…

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Foster Fuels Donates to Market-Area Schools

December 20, 2019

Foster Fuels Donates to Market-Area Schools December 20, 2019 BROOKNEAL, VA – In lieu of a company Christmas party this season, Foster Fuels made the decision to donate the party budget to 13 local elementary schools in their market. Employees located near each school represented Foster Fuels as they hand delivered each check. Foster Fuels’…

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Foster Fuels named “Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation”

November 14, 2019

Lynchburg, Va., November 13, 2019 –  Foster Fuels was named as an “Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation” by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Central Virginia Chapter. The family-owned company was recognized for its record of charitable giving throughout communities in central Virginia.   Since 1921, Foster Fuels has been serving its community and partnering with local and global…

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Foster Fuels President and CEO Watt R. Foster Jr. Inducted into Hall of Fame

November 11, 2019

Lynchburg, Va., November 11, 2019 – Foster Fuels’ President and CEO Watt R. Foster Jr., and his late father, Watt Robert “Bobby” Foster, were inducted into the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance Hall of Fame on November 8th, 2019. This honor is reserved for those who “lead by example and provide inspiration for all generations in…

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Foster Fuels Collects 408 Coats During “Spread the Warmth” Coat Drive 

November 5, 2019

Overwhelmed by the community response, Foster Fuels collected 408 coats during their first Spread the Warmth coat drive event. Community members were encouraged to gather any gently used, unneeded coats and take them to one of Foster Fuels’ area propane showrooms or the Amazement Square, located in downtown Lynchburg from August 13 to October 31.  …

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Display Sale – 2019

July 29, 2019

LAST SALE OF THE SEASON Believe it or not, cold weather is around the corner – is your home prepared? Visit one of our Hearth & Home locations for up to 40% off on certain gas logs, heaters, and stoves! Hurry! These prices last until August 31, 2019. FIND THE LOCATION NEAREST TO YOU!

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Spread the Warmth Coat Drive

July 25, 2019

2019 Foster Fuels Coat Drive Event   We are working with local organizations to collect and distribute gently-used coats to people who need them this winter. We will be hosting collection sites at each of our showroom locations. We will then distribute the donations to a trusted and reputable organization close to each individual showroom…

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Christmas In July – 2019

June 28, 2019

It’s Christmas in July! Save $150 off any item in our showroom* until July 31, 2019 Gas Logs/Wall Heaters/Tankless Water Heaters/Gas Grills Our Hearth & Home showrooms are giving you $150 off any item in the showroom*, making this summer the best time of the year to purchase propane appliances and accessories you need for the…

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Update: For the Birds

May 16, 2019

In 2017, we highlighted local craftsman Chris Russell. We have recently done a follow-up story on our partnership with Russell and his work helping to save the bluebirds. See the press release and story below. FOR THE BLUEBIRDS Local Skilled Entrepreneur Creates Homes for the Bluebird BROOKNEAL, VA – Chris Russell is a member of…

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Foster Fuels Donates to Local Schools During the Holidays

December 18, 2018

BROOKNEAL, Va., December 13, 2018  This Christmas season, our Foster Fuels family had the opportunity to donate over $7,500 to local county elementary schools in our market including: New London, TC Miller, Rustburg, Brookneal, Phenix, Sydnor Jennings, Chatham, Bedford, Amelon, and Tye River Elementary. These funds will go entirely towards meeting the unique needs of…

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Foster Fuels Responds Ahead of Hurricane Florence’s Impact

September 13, 2018

BROOKNEAL, Va., September 11, 2018 – Foster Fuels Mission Critical division has been activated in preparation for Hurricane Florence. With over one hundred fuel trucks already stationed throughout the East Coast, they plan on continuing to send assets as the week continues. The trucks are carrying loads of diesel, gasoline, propane and other necessary provisions….

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