• Media Advisory: Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Dunkin' Donuts on East Franklin Street

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    June 09, 2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY FOR
    Friday, June 9, 2017
     
    For more information contact:
    Nicholas Johnson, (919) 357-9989 or njohnson@carolinachamber.org
     
    Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Dunkin’ Donuts on East Franklin Street
     
    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of the Dunkin’ Donuts, 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 13 at 1509 E. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, NC.
     
    WHO: Chamber staff and Ambassadors, Dunkin’ Donuts staff and management team, community and business leaders
    WHAT: Dunkin’ Donuts Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening    
    WHEN: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13
    WHERE: 1509 E. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, NC
     
    Peter Turner, a Chapel Hill resident, is the owner of the new location. Peter has been a franchisee owner for over ten years, owning and operating twelve stores throughout the Triangle.  

    “We are thrilled to finally open the Chapel Hill store,” says Kristi Strickland, Field Marketing Director, Dunkin’ Brands. “Our Dunkin’ franchisees truly strive to be community partners. We have been a supporter of UNC Athletics for three years and we are very excited to now be local and support the greater Chapel Hill area.” In spring 2017, Dunkin’ Donuts sponsored the UNC Dance Marathon, raising money for kids with cancer, and Color the Hill, which benefits locally based children’s charities.
     
    The grand opening celebration begins at 10:30 a.m. with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be served until 12:30 p.m. The first 300 attendees will receive a free reusable travel mug for $.99 for coffee refills through June.
     
    For photos of ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings, please visit the Chamber’s Flickr site at http://bit.ly/1yYH73z.
     
    For more information about ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings, visit carolinachamber.org/Resources or contact Nicholas Johnson (919) 357-9989.
     
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    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro (NC) Chamber of Commerce is a business leadership organization serving the greater Chapel Hill, NC community.  The Chamber serves and supports the business interests of its more than 1,200 members and helps create a sustainable community where they can thrive.
    Contact:
    Nicholas Johnson, Programs and Communications Manager
    njohnson@carolinachamber.org, (919) 967-7075