Restaurant says “thank you” to nation’s service members and their families with donations of O’Charley’s award-winning pies
O’Charley’s restaurants is honoring local military this holiday season by sending a donation of the restaurant’s award-winning pies to military bases and organizations in Tennessee, Florida, Kentucky and Alabama. These military bases, stations and organizations will receive whole pies to distribute and share among servicemen and women and their families celebrating the holidays. The donations come as part of O’Charley’s ongoing efforts to support and honor service members and their families.
“We are so thankful for the service of our nation’s military and the sacrifices these soldiers and their families make every day,” said Mickey Mills, President of O’Charley’s. “We are truly honored to donate quality, award-winning pies to our servicemen and women this holiday season to say a sincere thank you and let them know O’Charley’s is thinking about them. We look forward to continuing to support our soldiers in 2014.”
Soldiers, staff members and military families based at the following locations will enjoy O’Charley’s whole pies as a part of various holiday celebrations, luncheons and food drives they are holding. Each location will receive up to 40 O’Charley’s pies.
- 489th Civil Affairs Battalion – Knoxville, Tenn.
- Greater Jacksonville Area USO at Mayport Center – Atlantic Beach, Fla.
- Fort Campbell USO – Fort Campbell, Ky.
- Fort Campbell Fisher House – Fort Campbell, Ky.
- McGee Tyson Air National Guard Base – Knoxville, Tenn.
- Navy Operations Support Center – Knoxville, Tenn.
- Redstone Arsenal – Huntsville, Ala.
O’Charley’s restaurants bake fruit pies and freshly prepare their own whipping cream in-house every day. Guests may enjoy a slice in the restaurant or take home a whole pie for the holidays from their local O’Charley’s restaurant.
O’Charley’s has recognized more than 50 veterans and active-duty service members since April 2013 through the restaurant’s Hometown Hero program. O’Charley’s also supports Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that sends care packages to individually named U.S. service members in hostile regions overseas.
O’Charley’s, headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., includes 213 restaurants in 17 states in the Southeast and Midwest, including 207 company-owned and operated O’Charley’s restaurants and six restaurants operated by franchisees.
American Blue Ribbon Holdings (ABRH) is a diversified food service company that operates or franchises more than 640 company and franchise restaurants in 43 states. ABRH brands include O’Charley’s, Ninety Nine, Max & Erma’s, Village Inn, Bakers Square, and Legendary Baking. ABRH is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF). For more information on American Blue Ribbon Holdings, please visit http://www.abrholdings.com.