COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Max & Erma's Restaurants announced that it will continue its on-going relationship of supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs with a month-long campaign, Aug. 31 – Sept. 30, in an effort to raise $50,000 or more for 16 local Boys & Girls Clubs in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Pennsylvania through the sale of special menu items and donations by Max & Erma's guests.
Max & Erma's will direct $1 to the local Boys & Girls Clubs from the sale of each order of its new, Clubhouse Burger (recently named the Best Cheeseburger by the National Hamburger Festival): hand-crafted blend of Midwest USDA premium ground chuck, prime rib and brisket and topped with award-winning Guggisberg Swiss cheese and Max's homemade steakhouse burger sauce. Max & Erma's will also donate $1 from each order of Buffalo Chicken Dip and Chocolate Cake A La Mode sold from Aug. 31-Sept. 30.
Guests can also add a donation of $1, $3 and $5 to benefit their local Boys & Girls Club directly to their checks. Those who donate $5 or more during Max & Erma's Boys & Girls Club campaign will receive a coupon for $5 off of a future visit from Oct. 1-31, 2015. All donations will stay in their local communities and be directed to the local Boys & Girls Club.
On Thursday, Sept. 17, Max & Erma's restaurants will host a company-wide FUNdraiser when 20% of the guest's check will be donated to local Boys & Girls Clubs when they present the Boys & Girls Club flyer at Max & Erma's. Contact your local Boys & Girls Club for specific details.
"The Boys and Girls Clubs do so much for kids in our communities, from after-school care, sports and fitness to career development and arts activities," said Andy Swingley, Vice President of Operations for Max & Erma's. "Max & Erma's has a long-standing tradition of supporting our communities and we are excited to grow our commitment to local Boys & Girls clubs through this month-long program."
"The continued generosity of Max & Erma's and their guests, enables local Boys & Girls clubs to offer invaluable programs to the children in our community," said Rebecca Asmo, Executive Director for the Boys & Girls Club of Columbus.
Celebrating its 43-year heritage, Columbus, Ohio based Max & Erma's—home to the Best Cheeseburger in America 3-Course Combo Meal and now Best Cheeseburger, Creative Burger and Best Toppings Burger—is a favorite neighborhood gathering spot with innovative new burgers, Kids Eat Free on Tuesday, Free Cookies Wednesday and Happiness Hours.
Max & Erma's, founded in Columbus in 1972, operates or franchises some 64 restaurants in 10 states.
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