April 09, 2015 // Franchising.com // Augusta, GA - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Augusta on March 25. Franchise owners Eric Clark and Jason Wren held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, March 25 to Sunday, March 29 to support Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation.
The new restaurant, located at 2823 Washington Road, circulated 10,000 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $2 contribution to Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation.
“We are thrilled to be opening a location in the Augusta community,” said Clark. “Jason and I partner with this organization for all of our grand opening fundraisers and we believe in what the organization does for the communities it serves.” Clark added, “Our grand opening happens to fall on our national Day of Giving where 100 percent of sales from our existing locations also go toward the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation!”
Clark and Wren are exemplary Jersey Mike’s franchise owners who shares the company’s commitment to quality products and exceptional customer service, and who are dedicated to giving back to the local community. Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s locations throughout the country have raised nearly $10 million for worthy local charities and have distributed more than 1 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes. All March long, franchisees throughout the nation are celebrating the 5th Annual Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving. Last year, $2.1 million was raised for more than 100 different charities nationwide.
Started in 1956, Jersey Mike’s now has 1,500 restaurants open and under development nationwide. The company was named the #1 fastest growing chain in the Nation’s Restaurant News 2014 Top 100 and continues to win best sub awards in virtually every market it enters.
The growth is fueled by passionate Jersey Mike’s fans who crave their subs made Mike’s Way® with the freshest vegetables – onions, lettuce and tomatoes – topped off with an exquisite zing of “the juice” – red wine vinegar and olive oil blended to perfection. Jersey Mike’s premium meats and cheeses are sliced on the spot, piled high on in-store baked bread and served up with a helping of neighborly banter from a dedicated and high-energy team.
This is the fifth location for Eric Clark and Jason Wren in the Central Savannah River Area. Clark and Wren opened their first Jersey Mike’s location in Grovetown in 2011. They also own three more locations in South Carolina and Georgia.
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