New Jersey's McDonald's restaurants will offer grants to groups that want to teach nutrition.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Thursday, April 26, 2012
McDonald's Restaurants in the New York Tri-State area want to do a good deed for local organizations. Restaurants in New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut are launching the McDonald's Nutrition Network - offering local organizations the chance to apply to McDonald's for grants to provide grassroots nutrition programs. The initiative is part of a corporate commitment to offer improved nutritious choices and wholesome options at McDonald's restaurants, and to teach children how to make good food choices while using recommended food groups. "As local business owners, we are committed to giving back to the communities we serve and this program helps us bring McDonald's redoubled focus on nutrition to our customers," said Anthony Scari, …
Marketers take advantage of this year's extra day.
People born on Feb. 29 only get a real birthday once every four years—when it's a leap year—and so when that day comes they need to make the most of it. To help local leap day babies celebrate their big day, Smashburger at 989 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair will be offering a free Classic Smashburger on Feb. 29 to everyone who can prove that they were born on that day. Other companies, too, are offering specials on Feb. 29 — whether you were born on that day or not. For example, at McDonald's locations in the New York tri-state area, you can take advantage of "Buy One Get One FREE Sausage McMuffin" during breakfast hours and "Buy One Get One FREE Big Mac" during lunch and dinner hours. There are even a whole host of travel deals to take …