Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Downers Grove Location
Owner Celebrates With Free Sub Fundraiser
June 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // Downers Grove, IL - Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Downers Grove on June 24. Franchise owner Jim Shipman held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, June 24 to Sunday, June 28 to support People’s Resource Center Food Pantry.
The new restaurant, located at 62A Ogden Ave., circulated 7,500 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to People’s Resource Center Food Pantry.
“For the first five days we are open we will be raising money for a very integral aspect of our community, the People’s Resource Center Food Pantry,” said Shipman. “Jersey Mike’s is truly an All-American brand that values authenticity and friendly customer service and Downers Grove is a great place for us to plant our roots. We look forward to making a difference through our grand opening fundraiser”.
Shipman is an exemplary Jersey Mike’s franchise owner who shares the company’s commitment to quality products and exceptional customer service, and who is 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.
About Jersey Mike’s
Started in 1956, Jersey Mike’s now has 1,500 restaurants open and under development nationwide. In 2015, for the second year in a row, the company was named the #1 fastest growing chain in the Nation’s Restaurant News 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
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