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Culver’s raising funds for Honor Flight

Will donate percentage of May 21st sales at 64 Chicagoland restaurants

Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 10:22 a.m. CDT

On Tuesday, May 21, area Culver’s restaurants  will be among the 64 Chicago-area Culver’s restaurants participating in a fundraising effort to help raise money for Honor Flight Chicago.

This non-profit organization is dedicated to flying WWII veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the WWII Memorial built in their honor.

The participating restaurants will donate 10 percent of all sales on May 21 to Honor Flight Chicago to help them fly more WWII Heroes to Washington D.C.

Participating area restaurants include: • Culver’s of Joliet, located at 1500 Illinois 59 • Culver’s of Minooka, located at 2063 Ridge Road • Culver’s of Morris, located at 1919 N. Division Street • Culver’s of Plainfield, located at 13449 S. Illinois 59 • Culver’s of Yorkville, located at 1745 Marketview Drive

“We’re happy for the opportunity to help support Honor Flight Chicago in its mission and we hope our guests will be too,” says Craig Culver, co-founder of the restaurant chain. “Men and women who put their lives on the line to protect our freedom are true heroes.”

Honor Flight Chicago is part of a larger movement called the Honor Flight Network, with hubs across the country.

“This is an opportunity for us to give back to those who served for all of us,” adds Culver. “For many veterans, time is running out to say thanks. We hope our guests will come to our restaurants to enjoy great food while supporting a great cause.”

To date, Honor Flight Chicago has flown 3,987 WWII veterans to visit their memorial in Washington, D.C.

Honor Flight Chicago has been recognized by the state of Illinois as a Home Front Hero for its patriotism, community spirit and willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty to support our brave troops and their families.

Since 2005, the Honor Flight network, which is comprised of over 100 Honor Flight hubs throughout the country, has honored more than 100,000 WWII veterans by flying them all-expenses-paid to Washington D.C. to thank them for their service to our country.

About Culver’s

Culver’s serves fresh food, always cooked to order, with genuine family values to each and every guest.

Culver’s is an expanding franchise system with more than 480 independently owned and operated restaurants in 21 states.

The restaurants’ award-winning customer service is based on  small-town, Midwestern values, genuine friendliness and an unwavering commitment to quality and freshness. Signature items include the ButterBurger®, made from fresh, never frozen Midwest-raised beef, and Fresh Frozen Custard, including the famous Flavor of the Day program.

For more information, visit www.culvers.com, www.culvers.com/facebook, www.twitter.com/culvers, www.gplus.to/culvers or www.instagram.com/culvers. All trademarks belong to Culver Franchising System, Inc.

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