December 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // Merry Christmas! An annual yuletide event, the Christmas Day luncheon at the Richmond Centre and Kingsway Vancouver White Spot restaurants raised a recording-breaking $19,176.38 for two local charities.
Friends and family we're invited to join the merriment by enjoying award-winning Legendary burgers and other Spot Classics on Christmas Day, to help support deserving local charities. This year’s fundraiser generated $11,288.38 at Richmond Centre and $7,888 at Kingsway Vancouver for the Richmond Hospital Foundation and Variety – The Children’s Charity, respectively. Since its inception, more than $180,000 has been raised by the luncheon, in which all proceeds, staff time and tips from the afternoon are donated for a good cause.
“The holidays are a season of giving,” said Warren Erhart, White Spot president. “I’m so appreciative of our staff members who donate their time on Christmas Day, year after year, to make a real difference in their communities. Our holiday season event has become a much-anticipated White Spot tradition.”
Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, White Spot is Canada’s longest-running restaurant chain, celebrating their 87th year. Founded in 1928, when Nat Bailey launched Canada’s first drive-in restaurant at Granville and 67th, the 87-year-young chain now sees more than 17 million guests annually at 128 White Spot and Triple O’s locations throughout B.C., Alberta and Asia. Bailey’s original vision was to build a restaurant that served the highest quality, unique tasting food and White Spot remains committed to continuing this tradition in each and every meal. White Spot Limited is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for the past five consecutive years.
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