April 21, 2010 // Franchising.com // Dallas, TX - Jersey Mike's Subs officially opened its fifth store in Dallas on April 21, 2010, which will make twelve restaurants in the greater Dallas area. Jersey Mike's owners, Mike Riley and Mike Kevlin know the importance of community relations and celebrated their new ties in Dallas during their grand opening on April 21, 2010.
To commemorate the event, the new restaurant, located at 8411 Preston Road Suite 118, in the Preston Center, hosted a 9-day fundraiser from Wed., April 21 through Thurs., April 29, with proceeds supporting Wipe Out Kids' Cancer. Anyone who had a fundraising coupon received a free regular size sub with a minimum $1 donation. Coupons were distributed throughout the community and in local newspapers.
"One of our top priorities as small business owners is to support our community, and in particular the children," said Mike Riley. "Our fellow Dallas Jersey Mike's Subs locations have worked with Wipe Out Kids' Cancer many times over the years. Mike and I wanted to continue supporting this amazing organization with the opening of our first Jersey Mike's Subs," said Riley.
The mission of Wipe Out Kids' Cancer is to invest in the lives of children by funding cancer research, by healing the soul through fun experiences and by advocating for a cancer-free tomorrow. In March, eleven Jersey Mike's locations came together with their customers to raise $50,000 for the organization.
Reaching out to the community is a key component of Jersey Mike's mission. All franchise owners find ways to support their neighbors and employees are encouraged to volunteer their time and talents as well. "When you are an active contributor in the community it shows," said Peter Cancro, Jersey Mike's founder and CEO. "Mike Riley and Mike Kevlin are truly committed to helping the children and families of Wipe Out Kids' Cancer. We congratulate them on their first store."
Store hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday - Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. You can contact this store directly at (214) 691-7827.
Jersey Mike's, a sub sandwich franchise with more than 450 stores open and under development nationwide, has a long history of community involvement and support. Started at the Jersey Shore in 1956, Jersey Mike's serves authentic Northeast-style subs on fresh baked bread - the same recipe it started with over 50 years ago. The company's mission is to bring its customers the highest quality, freshest made sub in the industry and give back to the communities in which it operates.