Lufkin church buying gas for drivers this weekend

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Thisweekend one Lufkin church is easing the pain at the pump for drivers.

The Spanish congregation at Lufkin First Assemblyis host a gas buy down event this Saturday.

The first 100 cars at the Valero on NorthTimberland will receive $10 worth of gas.

Drivers do have to spend a minimum of $10 toget the extra free gas in their tank.

PastorJoel Rodriguez says they are hoping to impact the community outside the wallsof a the church.

"Nowa days you need gas to get around so many people struggle to get to work theyhave to get a ride to work and some people to need to take their kids, it couldhelp somebody," said Rodriguez.

The gasevent starts at 10 a.m. at the Valero location on North Timberland.

The first 100 cars will receivefree gas.

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