May 05, 2015 // Franchising.com // Greenwood, SC - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Greenwood on April 29. Franchise owners Dave Bockstahler and John Whitmire held a grand opening fundraiser from Wednesday, April 29 to Sunday, May 3 to support the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home.
The new restaurant, located at Greenwood Promenade in front of Publix at 481 Bypass 72 Northwest circulated thousands of coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home.
“We are excited to bring the Jersey Mike brand to the Greenwood community,” said Bockstahler. “It is especially gratifying to be able to be partner with the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home. We are fortunate to be able support such a unique Children’s Home while sharing our authentic subs with the local community!”
During that timeframe, Bockstahler and Whitmire are also supporting the following local schools: Greenwood High School, Emerald High School, Cambridge Academy, Lakeview Elementary School, Northside Middle School and Westview Middle School. Thousands of flyers with various offers are being distributed to the local schools.
Additionally, the new owners will hold a second fundraiser from Wednesday, May 6 to Sunday, May 10 to support Brewer Middle School, Springfield Elementary School, Pinecrest Elementary School, Merrywood Elementary School, Greenwood Christian School and Palmetto Christian Academy of Greenwood. Again, customers must have a coupon to be eligible.
Bockstahler and Whitmire 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 $13 million for worthy local charities and have distributed more than 1 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes. This year, the company’s 5th Annual Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving in March raised more than $3 million for 150 local charities throughout the country.
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.
The restaurant’s hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. You can contact this location directly at
SOURCE Jersey Mike’s