Archive for December, 2016
2016 a Year of Giving Back
Richmond, VA – December 30, 2016 – This past year has been a great year for giving back to our local communities. We want to pay tribute to our amazing guests and our hard-working staff who have gone the extra mile to support our local communities through the many outreach events and fundraisers in 2016.
The following list includes just a few examples of how our guests and staff supported their local communities in 2016.
• Raised $30,000 for Share Our Strength
• Fundraising for Autism Society of Central Virginia
• Sponsored Local Youth Scholarships for the Will Wade Basketball Camp
• Sponsored the MAN UP Volunteer Festival
• Hosted Free Veterans Day Lunch for Veterans and Active Military
• Sponsored Local Toy Drives
• Sponsored Local Coat Donation Drives
• Sponsored Local Thanksgiving Food Drives
• Fundraising for Cancer Awareness
• Fundraising for the Richmond Wildlife Center
• Sponsored Taste of Virginia
• Fundraising with Flair for Prayers
“Thank you all for your support and commitment to our wonderful local communities and the people that make this world a better place every day.” Tony Grillo, CEO, United Restaurant Group / TGI Fridays
About United Restaurant Group (TGI Fridays)
Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, United Restaurant Group, LP, is the second largest franchisee of TGI Fridays. Starting with just two restaurants in 1993, the company has grown into a group of 28 restaurants in four different states—Virginia, Delaware, North Carolina and South Carolina. Core to the company’s mission is to be a valuable contributor in the local communities that their restaurants serve. This mission includes instilling a sense of community involvement and responsibility in all their employees.
Richmond Tacky Sweater Christmas Parties
We made a LOT of wonderful new memories this year across all of our Richmond restaurants!
Thank you to all who joined us & to the Fridays team for all their help making this holiday season a memorable one!
Check out a few of the moments captured during some of our Tacky Sweater Christmas Parties…
Midlothian Fridays Wins NBC12 Hall of Fame Award
Congratulations to the team at our Midlothian TGI Fridays for winning the NBC12 Restaurant Report, Hall of Fame Award. Where the health inspectors say “it’s always clean” and they’ve had three consecutive perfect health inspections. In an interview with reporter Heather Sullivan, the General Manager, Kurt Kuhnle credits the staff, “they work really, really hard and they have a lot of pride in what they do”.
You can view the TV spot, which aired Thursday evening, December 8th here: https://goo.gl/SBIiJW