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Caspers Sponsors the Hillsborough County Good Character Award

Caspers Sponsors the Hillsborough County Good Character Award

Caspers Company McDonald’s© Restaurants has long been an advocate for good character and behavior in our area schools. The Caspers Cares Good Character Award is an award which recognizes three elementary-school students for exemplary character and behavior. (One in K-1st grade. One in 2nd-3rd grade. And one in 4th-5th grade.) Winners receive a brand-new bicycle, helmet, framed certificate, letter, Happy Meal® coupon, and Good Character lapel pin. Students are nominated by either a teacher or administrator via an online submission…

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Eiland at Chester Taylor Elementary School

Eiland at Chester Taylor Elementary School

Aloha Farewell Festival On Thursday, May 16 Caspers participated in the Chester Taylor Elementary School Aloha Farewell Festival in Pasco County celebrating the end of the school year. General Managers Erin DeMendoza and Steven Freier along with a team from our Eiland store #35680 were there with fun games like Connect 4, basketball, and corn hole for the kids to play and win McDonald’s prizes. The Eiland team also provided apple pies, cookies, parfaits, apple slices, and orange drink for…

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Special Olympics

Special Olympics

By Community Relations Manager Dustin Portillo For over 35 years, Caspers Company has been proudly supporting Special Olympics of Central Florida for their Olympic Games. On April 6, we had twenty Smile Ambassadors, four food drivers, seven stores, 1800 meals, and one Hamburglar who made a successful event that is always a company favorite. We handed out bagged lunches of McDoubles, apple slices, water and Vitamin Water while we cheered on the athletes as they filtered through the cafeteria of…

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Taste of Carrollwood

Taste of Carrollwood

By Area Supervisor Cathy Bracey This was our second year to participate in the CABA Taste of Carrollwood event, and this year it was held at Raymond James Stadium. It’s a family fun focused event sponsored by CABA which is similar to a Chamber of Commerce. They offer free food samples from hundreds of area restaurant vendors, music, scavenger hunts, raffles, face painting, balloon twisting, sports themed activities for the kids and even exploring the Bucs Pirate Ship! Area Supervisors…

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PAINTING OUR HEARTS OUT

PAINTING OUR HEARTS OUT

By Vice President, Community Relations Bob Conigliaro For decades, volunteers from Caspers Company have assembled a team to paint one of the 100 homes selected by the City of Tampa annually for their PAINT YOUR HEART OUT TAMPA day.  This year we painted the home of Donald Craig at 3223 West Paxton Avenue.  He is a Gulf War Veteran and a proud United States Marine.  His house needed a significant dose of TLC and we brought it by the carload…

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Walk Like MADD at USF

Walk Like MADD at USF

By Community Relations Manager Dustin Portillo Walk Like MADD is a chance to do something about drunk and drugged driving in our community.  This year, thousands of people in over 90 cities around the nation will participate in these 5k events to eliminate drunk driving.  The 2019 Walk Like Madd event held at USF had over 5,000 participants. Caspers Company was there with our Smoothie Trailer team serving real fruit smoothie samples to everyone before and after the walk. Having…

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25th Annual General Schwarzkopf Sporting Clays Classic

25th Annual General Schwarzkopf Sporting Clays Classic

By Community Relations Manager Dustin Portillo Each year, in late March, Caspers Cares quietly sets up a smorgasbord of hot breakfast sandwiches, coffee, orange juice, and water for the General Schwarzkopf Sporting Clays which benefits the Children’s Home. With over 350 participants this year, needless to say, our supply ran low! On March 23, the Children’s Home Network hosted the 25th General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Memorial Sporting Clays Classic at the Tampa Bay Sporting Clays in Pasco County. Schwarzkopf commanded…

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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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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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