Vestal Applebee’s “Calling” For Sports Fans and Collectors

VESTAL, 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 Vestal, NY. Now through Friday, September 6, 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 Make-a-Wish Central New York.

“Since we began remodeling our restaurants, we’ve had hundreds of patrons come in and purchase memorabilia that pay homage to their favorite stars and local teams,” said Stephanie Griffin, director of marketing and public relations, T.L. Cannon Companies. “We want to give customers in the Vestal market an opportunity to join the fun and 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 Friday, September 6, and items must be paid for in cash. Customers have until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10 to pick up purchased items.

“The money raised through this auction will help grant wishes of eligible children in our community,” said Diane Kuppermann, President and CEO, Make-A-Wish Central New York. “We thank the Vestal 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 Applebee’s restaurant located at 3701 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal, NY 13850. For more information, please call (607) 729-4311.

Once complete, the restaurant interior will include customized wall murals that reflect the neighborhood including local schools, sports teams and community organizations. The refreshed restaurant will also feature state-of-the-art flat screen televisions and updated wall coverings and decor

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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 60 restaurant locations.