Leslie's Pool Supplies, Service & Repair Supports Clean-Up Efforts in Florida with Liquid Chlorine Donation

PHOENIX, Oct. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leslie's Poolmart, Inc. (Leslie's), the world's largest pool and spa supplies and services retailer, will be donating a truckload of liquid pool chlorine to assist the residents of Panama City, Florida in cleaning and sanitizing their pools and spas following the devastating effects of Hurricane Michael.  The donation site is located at Leslie's Panama City store located at 615 East 23rd Street.

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"Hurricane Michael's destruction greatly impacted the community of Panama City and surrounding areas and our hearts go out to them during this very difficult time," said Steven L. Ortega, president and chief executive officer of Leslie's. "We've been a part of the community for nearly 30 years, operating more than 100 stores in Florida and the Gulf Coast, and want to do our part in helping residents restore healthy and safe pool and spa conditions."

Leslie's is partnering with chlorine manufacturer, Fluid Solutions Technology, Inc. (FSTI), to provide free pool and spa liquid chlorine.  "When we heard of the devastation and catastrophic impact of Hurricane Michael, we immediately began working on ideas to help support and provide relief to the residents of Panama City. We collaborated with long-time partner Leslie's, the world's largest pool and spa supplier and service provider to support the clean-up efforts in the affected areas," said Stoney Barton, founder and chief executive officer of FSTI. 

Leslie's stores have reopened and are operating during regular business hours. Their experts are available and ready to provide solutions and customized treatment plans to ensure safe water conditions for pool and spa owners. In addition to Leslie's friendly store team experts, Leslie's also provides on-site pool equipment repair and installation services through qualified pool and spa service technicians.

About Leslie's Poolmart, Inc.:

Founded in 1963, Leslie's Poolmart, Inc. is the world's largest specialty retailer of swimming pool supplies and related products for both residential and commercial customers. Leslie's currently markets its products through over 900 store locations in 35 states, a nationwide mail-order catalog, and an Internet e-commerce site: www.lesliespool.com. The company employs approximately 4,500 associates across the country during the swimming pool season. Leslie's corporate headquarters is located in Phoenix, Arizona.  Leslie's is proud to sponsor several organizations, including the Boys & Girls Clubs, City of Hope, Big Brothers Big Sisters, local YMCAs and other local charities.


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