Topics: NATSO Foundation

Everyone is Welcome at Florida 595 Truck Stop [Podcast]

Everyone is Welcome at Florida 595 Truck Stop [Podcast]

Norka Rodriguez, CEO of Florida 595 Truck Stop, joined the podcast to share the truckstop's great ideas including the friendly culture, the retention pond and much more. More

The Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship Moves Five Students Closer to Their Degrees

The Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship Moves Five Students Closer to Their Degrees

In 2019, five hardworking students received scholarships from The NATSO Foundation’s Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship, which is awarded to truckstop and travel center industry employees and their children based on academic merit, community activities and a short essay. More

NATSO Foundation Releases Updated Employee Guidebook

NATSO Foundation Releases Updated Employee Guidebook

The Truckstop and Travel Plaza New Hire Orientation and Training Guidebook is designed to help operators maximize the human resources they need to run their travel plazas successfully. More

Fun Run Raises Critical Funds for the NATSO Foundation

The NATSO Foundation hosted a fun run during NATSO Connect 2019, and raised more than $40,000 in net profits for the foundation, which is the research, education and public outreach subsidiary of NATSO Inc. More

Taking the NATSO Foundation's Pulse

As we cross into the second half of the year, now is a great time to stop and reflect on all that the NATSO Foundation is doing in 2018 to help advance the educational needs of the truckstop and travel plaza industry. More

Berkstresser Honored with NATSO Hall of Fame Award

When Bobby Berkstresser got started in the truckstop industry 36 years ago, he had never pumped fuel before and hadn’t planned to become one of the largest employers in his town. Instead, he was looking for a garage for his towing service. The owner of Lee Hi was getting ready to close the location and called and asked Berkstresser if he’d like to buy it. More

NATSO Briefs House Homeland Security Committee on Industry Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking

NATSO Foundation President Lisa Mullings today told members of the House Committee on Homeland Security that the truckstop and travel plaza industry plays a vital role in combating human trafficking that takes place along the nation’s Interstate Highway System. NATSO was invited to participate as an example of the positive role that the private sector can play in the fight against human trafficking. More

House Approves Legislation to Prevent Human Trafficking in Transportation

Two pieces of bipartisan legislation aimed at preventing human trafficking in transportation have been presented to the President for his signature after they passed the U.S. House of Representatives. More

NATSO Foundation Invites Truckstops to Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition Meeting in Eagle Ford, Texas

The NATSO Foundation, along with Truckers Against Trafficking, the Texas Attorney General, Texas Trucking Association and ConocoPhillips, will co-host a regional coalition meeting aimed at coordinating ways to fight human trafficking within the state on Nov. 29. More

Five Students Honored with Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship Awards

The legacy of the Bill Moon Scholarship continued in 2017 when The NATSO Foundation presented five students with ties to the truckstop and travel plaza industry $5,000 each to put towards their studies. The Bill Moon Scholarship Program has been changing lives for more than 20 years, awarding more than $300,000 in scholarships to date. More

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