ATLANTA, March 28, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- On April 3rd Hooters locations in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana will donate 100% of fried pickles sales to benefit the Southeastern Indiana Storm Victims and Moscow, Ohio Storm Victims organizations, both dedicated to supporting tornado related relief. Hooters Community Endowment Fund will match up to $2,000 raised to support the cause.
Fried pickles are the #1 selling appetizer on the Hooters menu. All day Tuesday the following 20 Hooters restaurants will be participating in the effort: Hooters of Louisville (3 locations), Clarksville, Jeffersonville, Evansville, Indianapolis (4 Locations), Lafayette, Merrillville, Schererville, Ft. Wayne, Florence, Newport, Springdale, Dayton, Toledo, and Columbus.
"The devastation from the tornados has been tragic and we are here to support the communities that have been affected," stated Brooke Richards, Director of Marketing for Hooters franchisee, R.M.D. Corp. "Charity is always a huge focus for Hooters, especially during times like this, when our hometowns, and our neighbors, need our help."
RMD is a Hooters Franchisee based in Louisville, KY, with Hooters locations in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. Hooters of America, LLC is the franchisor and operator of over 430 Hooters restaurants in 42 states and 27 foreign countries. The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida. Hooters is well-known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls. For more information about Hooters visit www.hooters.com
SOURCE Hooters of America, LLC