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

GREECE, 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 Greece, NY. Now through Sunday, February 17 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 Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western 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 Greece 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 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, and items must be paid for in cash. Customers can pick up purchased items during business hours on Monday, February 18.

“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 Metro New York and Western New York. “We thank the Greece 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 Greece, NY Applebee’s restaurant located on 200 Paddy Creek Circle, Greece, NY 14615. For more information, please call (585) 581-0803.

The restaurant will be closed on Monday, February 25 and Tuesday, February 26 while the final touches are added to the new look, re-opening at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27. 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. The exterior will feature new awnings, lighting and updated signage.For more fundraising opportunities with Applebee’s, visit www.tlcneighborhood.com.

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