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Student Day at The Florida State Fair 2019

Student Day at The Florida State Fair 2019

February 8, 2019 For the second year in a row, all Hillsborough County McDonald’s® Owner/Operators graciously sponsored the Student Day at The Fair. A big part of the sponsorship includes awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a student of exemplary character nominated by their teachers. In addition, each Hillsborough County student receives a FREE ticket for fair admission and a coupon for a FREE small Frappé or Smoothie from Hillsborough County McDonald’s. This year our scholarship award presentation took place on…

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#6521 103rd Street Grand Re-Opening

#6521 103rd Street Grand Re-Opening

Rain could not dampen the mood and festivities that were about to shine on the Grand Re-Opening of Jacksonville’s 103rd Street McDonald’s held December 9, 2018. Early in the day before the celebration began, the “Smile Ambassadors” and Community Relations team assembled in the tent to get the games, prizes, and decorations ready. Over 30 of the 103rd St. crew joined in to help create that feel-good mood that is a common trait with Caspers’ employees. The community turn out…

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Caspers at TPD Sporting Clays

Caspers at TPD Sporting Clays

Saturday, February 2, 2019 Over 300 hungry shooters lined up for a delicious breakfast sponsored by who else? CASPERS!  Food went fast as the participants chowed down before the Clay Shoot tournament began. But what is a Clay Shoot, you ask?” Sometimes it is described as “golf with a shotgun”.This particular Clay Shoot was a fundraiser for the Tampa Police Department where local businesses paid an entry fee to participate. “Clays” are round targets about the size of a bird,…

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MLK Jr. Parade

MLK Jr. Parade

Monday, January 21, 2019 Who loves a parade? Well, not just ANY parade, the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade in Tampa. Caspers does! We welcomed local African American community leaders to join our awesome Caspers crew as we sailed the McDonald’s U.S.S Happy ship down the streets of the city of Tampa. Our crew had a great time passing out beads and coupons for a FREE dessert with the purchase of an Extra Value Meal®, and lots of new…

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Children’s Cancer Center Christmas Party 2018

Children’s Cancer Center Christmas Party 2018

Families and kids lined up at T. Pepin Hospitality Centre for the annual Children’s Cancer Center Christmas party. Once the doors opened, madcap mayhem was the norm for the children who were amazed by the sights and sounds of the Winter Wonderland that awaited them. From photos with Santa’s elves to creating their own masterpieces to unlimited popcorn and cotton candy, the children were captivated. Caspers supplied a “Build Your Own Burger Bar” for dinner which was a favorite of…

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Eiland Gives a Hand to HOPE Services

Eiland Gives a Hand to HOPE Services

  General Manager Steven Freier and his team at our Eiland McDonald’s #35680 in Wesley Chapel hosted the HOPE Services Summer Youth Program several times this summer providing meals and giving tours. This community partnership between the Caspers Eiland restaurant and HOPE Services allowed the youth with disabilities to try out different crew positions. This was valuable to the group as the HOPE Services organization coaches and coordinates employment opportunities and experiences for the participants. They also help with public…

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GETTIN’ JIGGY WITH IT!

GETTIN’ JIGGY WITH IT!

by  Vice President, Community Relations Bob Conigliaro For the fourth year in a row, Caspers Company took on the role of the Presenting Sponsor of the Children’s Cancer Center GELATIN PLUNGE.  This year the event was located right on their property two blocks away from our office on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.  With hundreds of supporters showing up, parking was made available at the nearby Holiday Inn parking garage and our own office lot. We, Team McJiggy, were first…

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Coffee with a Cop at Minnehaha

Coffee with a Cop at Minnehaha

Our Minnehaha store #11242 welcomed their local law enforcement officers on June 15, 2018 for Coffee with a Cop. It’s a program that gives an opportunity for officers and residents to sit down, have some coffee and maybe breakfast together, and chat about things in their neighborhood. Captain Rick Roebuck with Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office District III said to Caspers Company Area Supervisor Donna Peters, “Thanks for reaching out to us and continuing this partnership.” Vice President, Community Relations Bob…

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Caspers at MacDill Air Fest

Caspers at MacDill Air Fest

WHAT A WEEKEND!!! You think you’re in good company then all of a sudden you start rubbing elbows with the Coalition Generals and their families. On May 12 and 13, 2018, we could not have been more proud to serve our McDonald’s® lunch to a humbler group of men and women in uniform. The traffic to get onto MacDill Air Force Base may have been horrific, but the thank you and gratitude we felt from the military sure washed away…

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Caspers Cares at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

Caspers Cares at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

Caspers Company Community Relations Department has a special initiative called Caspers Cares. The program is designed to bring joy and laughter to families at local Ronald McDonald Houses® and children’s hospitals. Our first hospital visit of 2018 was at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. Hospital Public Relations Specialist Roy Adams has been taking our McDonaldland characters and friends around to visit sick children for over 15 years. This time Hamburglar came along to spread some cheer. Visiting room…

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