Irondequoit Applebee's "Calling" For Sports Fans and Collectors

ROCHESTER, NY –Celebrity photos, sports items, and local memorabilia are among dozens of items that customers can bid on at the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar in Irondequoit, NY. Now through Sunday, February 12 at 5 p.m., as the restaurant prepares for its upcoming remodel, items that currently adorn the restaurant’s walls will be up for auction. All proceeds will benefit the local Make-A-Wish Foundation chapter to help grant the wishes of children diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition.

“Every day, patrons come into our restaurants and admire the memorabilia that pay homage to their favorite stars and local teams,” said Stephanie Griffin, director of marketing and public relations, T.L. Cannon Companies. “This auction allows our customers to take advantage of some unique shopping, all while benefitting a deserving organization.”

All bids must be made through the Applebee’s restaurant manager on-duty by 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, and items must be paid for in cash. Customers have until Monday, February 13 to pick up purchased items.

“The money raised through this auction will help grant wishes for eligible children in our community,” said Tracy Gray, Regional Director of Development, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York. “We thank the Irondequoit Applebee’s for their support and encourage all members of our community to bring their friends and family, to enjoy a great meal and support a worthy cause by bidding high and often on the unique auction items.”

The silent auction will take place at the Irondequoit, NY Applebee’s restaurant located on 1683 East Ridge Road, Irondequoit, NY 14622. For more information, please call (585) 339-9750.

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T.L. Cannon Companies is the franchisee for Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar in Upstate NY and CT.  It currently owns and operates 61 restaurant locations.