BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2015, more than $2.64 million in fundraising and in-kind support was raised for groups, community nonprofits and organizations by T.L. Cannon Companies, the franchisee for 62 Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants in upstate New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. View the attached infographic to learn more about how Applebee's restaurants supported more than 2,100 groups, causes, schools, military and nonprofits in 2015.
"At Applebee's, our philosophy is more than providing a great dining experience for everyone who walks in our doors, it's a promise to be a good neighbor and give back to the communities in which we operate and live," said Matt Fairbairn, CEO, T.L. Cannon Companies. "We're proud partner with schools, nonprofits and other local organizations to help make a difference in our neighborhoods year after year."
T.L Cannon has long been recognized as a strong community partner. The company earned the National Restaurant Association's Good Neighbor Award in 2015, as it has each consecutive year since 2005. The award honors restaurants in the field of outstanding community service and highlights the positive contribution restaurants make in their area. T.L. Cannon also was recognized nationally in 2015 as Applebee's Neighbor of the Year for the sixth time in nine years.
To learn more about how Applebee's restaurants in New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania support and give back to local communities or participate in these programs, visit www.tlcneighborhood.com.
About T.L. Cannon Companies
T.L. Cannon Companies is the franchisee for Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar in Upstate New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. It currently owns and operates 62 restaurant locations.
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