Ben's Soft Pretzels Salutes Veterans, raises $30K for Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
December 11, 2015 // Franchising.com // Indiana - Ben’s Soft Pretzels, the nation’s fastest growing pretzel franchise, celebrated Veteran’s Day in a patriotic way at their headquarters in Goshen, Indiana. Besides having free pretzels for veterans, the pretzel bakery recently held a VIP party on Veteran's Day (November 11) for three selected veterans at their corporate headquarters in Goshen, Indiana. The veterans honored Charlie Pomeroy, Tyler Manly and Larry Watson enjoyed dinner, prizes, and learn the fine art of pretzel rolling with their families. These veterans were nominated via social media.
"Veterans and our nation's military are two causes very close to our heart," said Scott Jones, CEO of Ben's Soft Pretzels. "We are always looking for ways to give back to our nation's heroes and one way we do that is a partnership with the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
To date, Ben’s Soft Pretzels and their more than 50 bakeries raised more than $30,000 for their military nonprofit of choice, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
“Veterans have done so much for our country and we want to give back in any way we can. The men and women who have served our country fearlessly are true heroes to whom we owe so much gratitude,” said Jillian Koeneman, Vice President of Marketing at Ben’s Soft Pretzels.
To find a Ben’s Soft Pretzel near you, visit benspretzels.com. To get in touch with The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, please visit http://www.fallenheroesfund.org.
About Ben’s Soft Pretzels
Amish inspired, and oh-so-delicious, Ben’s Soft Pretzels (www.benspretzels.com), is a leader in the soft pretzel market, offering preservative-free pretzels baked fresh on-site daily. The legendary Jumbo Soft Pretzel features a fluffy, melt-in-your-mouth taste, and is often enjoyed with a wide array of gourmet dipping sauces. Ben’s Soft Pretzels are almost 2x the size of other pretzels and feature imported salt from Germany.
There are currently more than 50 Ben’s Soft Pretzels bakery locations throughout Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and Florida. Ben’s Soft Pretzels master lease and license agreement with retail giants, Wal-Mart and Meijer, allow for franchise partners to open bakeries in high-traffic areas.
In addition to Ben’s Soft Pretzels more traditional locations, Ben’s Pretzels can also be found at numerous stadium venues including the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University, University of Wisconsin, Murray State University, the South Bend Cubs, the Fort Wayne Komets, the Schaumburg Boomers, and the Gary SouthShore RailCats.
Ben's Soft Pretzels was founded in early 2008 in Indiana by three food-loving entrepreneurs passionate about great tasting snacks.
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