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Flapjack Fundraiser to Support Wine to Water

May 11, 2012. The Apple Gold Group, a franchise of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bars, is proud to partner with the Wine to Water clean water initiative to host a Flapjack Fundraiser on Saturday, May 12, starting at 7:30 a.m. All proceeds raised will help provide clean, sanitary water to the 1.1 billion people around the world who do not have access to it.

“Wine to Water is a great organization to support and we are delighted to be a part of its fundraising efforts,” said Michael Olander, President and CEO of the Apple Gold Group. “We hope their fundraiser is a huge success and we wish them the best of luck.”

The Wine to Water Flapjack Fundraiser will be hosted by the Applebee’s restaurant located at 2036 Blowing Rock Road in Boone. Tickets for the Flapjack Fundraiser are $5 and can be purchased by contacting Max Lewis at (919) 327-7339. Breakfast includes a short stack of pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee.

Applebee’s is proud to partner with any local nonprofit organization as a way to raise money for their cause. From ticket sales to event-day staff, the breakfasts are managed by the nonprofit organization with the assistance of Applebee’s employee volunteers. Breakfasts can be held on Saturday or Sunday morning and cost the organization around $2 a meal. The Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraisers represent the restaurant chain’s latest efforts to remain active within its local neighborhood. To request a Flapjack Fundraiser to benefit your nonprofit organization, please visit www.AGGrestaurants.com.

About Apple Gold Group

The Apple Gold Group, one of the original five Applebee’s Franchisees, was founded in 1984 to develop and operate Applebee’s restaurants in North Carolina, opening its first Neighborhood Grill and Bar in North Carolina in 1985. Since then, the company has expanded its territory to include Oklahoma, Arkansas and most recently South Carolina and Georgia. The company currently operates 119 restaurants in those five states. The Apple Gold Group strives to be a recognized leader in both the casual dining industry and in local charitable fundraising. For more information on the Apple Gold Group, please visit www.AGGrestaurants.com.