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Food: National Root Beer Float Day, A&W
August 6, 2015
“A&W RESTAURANTS OPENING 4th NEW CONCEPT LOCATION IN LEXINGTON; Hosts Grand Opening Celebration August 3-9
A&W to Donate 50% of Sales to Wounded Warrior Project® and Lexington Humane Society and Give Away FREE Root Beer Floats
Lexington, KY (July 23, 2015) – A&W Restaurants, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of the fourth A&W Burgers Chicken Floats location in August at 652 E. Main St., Lexington. This all new A&W is the fourth corporate prototype location. The new A&W serves Root Beer Floats with Root Beer made fresh in the restaurant, fresh, never frozen 100% U.S. Beef burgers cooked to order with the guest’s choice of toppings, and hand-breaded chicken tenders.
The new Main Street A&W is honored to partner with two charities during the Grand Opening week (August 3-9) and will donate 50% of sales to Wounded Warrior Project and the Lexington Humane Society. All four Lexington locations will also be celebrating National Root Beer Float Day on August 6, where guests can receive a FREE small Root Beer Float just by asking.
Schedule of Events
- August 3-6 (Monday – Thursday), 10:30am – 10pm: Main St. A&W is donating 50% of all sales to Wounded Warrior Project.
- August 6 (Thursday), 2pm – close: National Root Beer Float Day! All four locations will give away a FREE small Root Beer Float to any guest who asks.
- August 7-9 (Friday – Sunday), 10:30am – 10pm: Main St. A&W is donating 50% of all sales to the Lexington Humane Society.
- August 8 (Saturday), 11am – 3pm: Main St. location Grand Opening Celebration. There will be fun for the entire family, including face painting, Rooty the Great Root Bear™, and music. Spin the Prize Wheel for a chance to win FREE Root Beer Floats for an entire year!
For more details on National Root Beer Float Day, please visit www.rootbeerfloatday.com.
A&W Restaurants, Inc. is a 96-year-old iconic American brand. Since December 2011, when A&W was purchased by a partnership of domestic and international franchisees, the Worldwide Headquarters has been located here in Lexington, Kentucky. A&W is excited to be building all new prototype restaurants in Lexington and to become a pillar of the community.
A&W Root Beer is made fresh in the restaurants today, just as is was back in 1919 when it all began. Using quality ingredients like real cane sugar and a proprietary blend of herbs, bark and spices, it’s still caffeine free and served up in a cold, frosty mug.
For more information on A&W’s Lexington locations, upcoming events, and local specials visit our Facebook page at Facebook/AWBurgersChickenFloats, follow us on Twitter @AWLexingtonKY, or see it all on Instagram @AWLexington.”