April 20, 2010 // Franchising.com // Columbia, MO – Houlihan's of Columbia will host a Houlihan's Focus Night on behalf of the Missouri University Black Law Students Association (MU-BLSA) on April 20, 2010. Funds raised will go towards scholarships and academic projects for diverse law students, as well as aid in conducting community service projects.
Houlihan's invites the local community and the MIZZOU campus community to come together at Houlihan's to eat, drink and raise money for the MU-BLSA. Houlihan's will donate 10 percent off all sales from the night between 5PM and 11PM to the cause.
"Houlihan's is proud to be active in the Columbia community and to help raise funds that assist in the education of diverse students," said Diamond Tabron, Houlihan's General Manager, "What easier way to raise money for a great cause than by doing something everyone loves to do…eat! Focus Nights allow customers to enjoy our made-from-scratch food and eclectic bar, while also raising money for a good cause. It is always a fun and rewarding experience."
Houlihan's Focus Nights were created to help local non-profit organizations raise money for their cause in a fun and simple way. Houlihan's of Columbia hosts regular Houlihan's Focus Nights in which they allow an approved non-profit organization to bring a group into the restaurant for dinner, and then donate 10 percent of the night's sales to the organization. They invite all local non-profits to apply to be considered for a Houlihan's Focus Night.
Established in 1972, Houlihan's is a progressive concept that bridges the gap between fine dining and what people have come to expect from casual dining, priding itself on style and quality appropriate for any occasion, any day of the week. Houlihan's offers guests an inviting atmosphere, eclectic menu and energetic bar environment with creative, diverse drink offerings. Inspired by fare around the globe, Houlihan's crafts dishes made from scratch with assertive flavors, offering a unique culinary experience. Currently, 97 Houlihan's restaurants operate throughout the country, 65 of which are franchised. Houlihan's is owned by Houlihan's Restaurants, Inc. of Leawood, Kansas, a pioneer in the full-service, casual dining industry that developed and owns several restaurant concepts comprising of approximately 111 locations from coast to coast, including Bristol Seafood Grill and Bar/ J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks.