BOB EVANS RESTAURANTS TO 'RETURN THE FAVOR' TO NATION’S MILITARY THIS VETERANS DAY
Restaurant chain will donate ten cents per hotcake sold, up to $25,000.
November 07, 2011
Kansas City, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation is proud to announce a partnership with Bob Evans Restaurants in which customers can support active-duty military, veterans and their families on Veterans Day, this Friday, Nov. 11. In their more than 600 restaurants across the United States, Bob Evans Restaurants will donate ten cents per hotcake sold, up to $25,000. Proceeds from the promotion will benefit the VFW Foundation’s Return the Favor campaign, which honors, celebrates and supports active-duty military, veterans, and their families.
“We are extremely excited to be partnering with such a well-respected company,” said VFW Foundation Director John Lowe. “We cannot say enough how much we appreciate their support and it is great to see such a well-respected company realize the need to support our nation’s military and their families.”
“Families love to connect with each other over breakfast at Bob Evans,” said President and Chief Concept Officer of Bob Evans Restaurants, Randy Hicks. “We’re proud to support Return the Favor as they connect military families with their loved ones. It’s a great way to give back to those who give to us.” The Veterans Day promotion is part of Bob Evans’ Bob Evans Salutes America program, honoring military families on four patriotic holidays, including Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Independence Day.
Click here for a list of participating Bob Evans Restaurants. To find the nearest Bob Evans Restaurant, please visit www.bobevans.com.
About Bob Evans Farms, Inc.
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. owns and operates full-service restaurants under the Bob Evans and Mimi’s Café brand names. At the end of the first fiscal quarter (July 29, 2011), Bob Evans owned and operated 563 family restaurants in 18 states, primarily in the Midwest, mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the United States, while Mimi’s Café owned and operated 145 casual restaurants located in 24 states, primarily in California and other western states. Bob Evans Farms, Inc. is also a leading producer and distributor of pork sausage and a variety of complementary convenience food items under the Bob Evans and Owens brand names. For more information about Bob Evans Farms, Inc., visit www.bobevans.com.
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