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Contact: Leah Templeton 972.728.1449, leah@bizcompr.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RED MANGO TO EXPAND THROUGHOUT CHICAGO Fast-growing frozen yogurt retailer to open four new locations thanks to franchise agreements DALLAS – (July 30, 2010) – Red Mango, one of the most popular and fastest-growing retailers of allnatural, nonfat frozen yogurt and fresh fruit smoothies, has announced plans to expand throughout the Chicago area, beginning with four new stores Paul Hornick, of Poplar Grove, Ill. has signed a development agreement to open three locations in the greater Chicago area. A pilot of 18 years, Hornick spent two years looking for the right franchise opportunity before a fellow pilot introduced him to Red Mango. “I don’t have a lot of experience in the restaurant industry, so the simplicity of Red Mango and the business of selling frozen yogurt, smoothies and iced teas really appealed to me,” said Hornick. “I don’t even have to learn how to cook!” Red Mango’s health and nutrition aspects were also an important decision-making factor, especially since Hornick’s wife is a registered dietician. “My wife was immediately drawn to the fact that Red Mango is nonfat, all-natural and uses live and active probiotic cultures,” he said. “You can get a cup of yogurt for only around 100 calories.” In addition to Hornick, Al Schwartz of Chicago has signed a franchise agreement to open a store in downtown Chicago later this year. Schwartz also cited Red Mango’s health aspects as a deciding factor for opening the business. He also found himself researching what fans thought about the product. Red Mango had better fan reviews than other yogurt stores and after trying the product himself, he was hooked. “I did a lot of online searching and Red Mango had the better fan reviews versus the other yogurt shops,” he said. “Not to mention I’d tried the product myself and was hooked. The distinct taste of Red Mango really sets it apart from the competition. Plus Red Mango is setting the trend with its expansion into smoothies and teas. I wanted to get into a business that was innovative and constantly moving forward.” Red Mango, which received the 2009 Nation’s Restaurant News’ “Hot Concepts!” award, opened its first store in Los Angeles in July 2007 and has grown to more than 70 locations in 17 states. Red Mango is currently awarding franchise opportunities in select markets across the country. More information is available at www.redmangofranchising.com. About Red Mango: Red Mango, the fastest growing retailer of all-natural nonfat frozen yogurt and fresh fruit smoothies,


Red Mango Chicago Development Release, page 2 opened its first U.S. store in July 2007 in Los Angeles, and has since celebrated more than 70 store openings in over 17 states including Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. Red Mango received the prestigious Nation’s Restaurant News’ 2009 “Hot Concepts!” award and the industry-recognized SupplySide’s 2010 “Scientific Excellence Award”, and has been named the best frozen yogurt in Los Angeles, Seattle, Las Vegas, Chicago, Utah and New York by highly-regarded independent publications. Headquartered in Dallas, Red Mango serves uniquely delicious frozen yogurt that is all-natural, nonfat, gluten-free and packed with beneficial live and active probiotic cultures like Ganeden BC30™ (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086), which help support a healthy immune and digestive system when consumed as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Red Mango’s frozen yogurt was the first frozen yogurt retailer to become certified by the National Yogurt Association’s Live and Active Culture Seal for meeting the required criteria for healthy frozen yogurt. Red Mango also introduced the world’s first all-natural probiotic iced teas that are made with whole tea leaves and handshaken to order, and recently expanded its menu to include satisfying lunchtime meal options like allnatural made-to-order fruit parfaits and fresh fruit smoothies. For more information about Red Mango, please visit www.redmangousa.com, www.facebook.com/redmango or www.twitter.com/redmango. For franchising information, please visit www.redmangofranchising.com or call 214-871-6865. ###


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Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

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The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas wouldn’t have access to the numerous camps, travel opportunties and Girl Scout experiences without your help. Donate to the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas and help a girl build her courage, confidence and character to make the world a better place.

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To donate to the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, pay online at www.gsnetx. org or mail your check to: Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Office of Fund Development 6001 Summerside Drive Dallas, Texas 75252

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On my honor, I will try: To serve God and my country, To help people at all times, And to live by the Girl Scout Law.

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I will do my best to be honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong, and responsbile for what I say and do, and to respect myself and others, respect authority, use resources wisely, make the world a better place and be a sister to every Girl Scout.

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To sponsor a Girl Scout, contact Tara Judd, the director of Community Engagement, at 972-349-2426 or tjudd@ gsnetx.org.

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The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas also accept corporate matching gifts. Download the application online and submit it online.

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FPO The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas cookie program is a fundraiser for the council held the first three months of the year. At $3.50 a box, every penny earned during the fundraiser helps Girl Scouts in the area where the cookies were sold. Girl Scouts sell eight varieties of cookies, including Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Samoas, DoSi-Dos, Lemon Chalet Cremes, Samoas, Thank You Berry Munch and Dulce de Leche.

it’s not just selling cookies During the cookie program, girls learn about:

-goal setting -decision making -money management -people skills -business ethics

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girl scouts of northeast texas? The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas is the premiere leadership organization for girls from kindergarten to 12th grade with the idea that girls with courage, confidence and character can make the world a better place. The Northeast council serves more than 40,000 girls in 32 counties in North Texas.

With six camps for girls to explore, equestrian programs, community events, national sessions, leadership activities and more, girls who actively participate in the Girl Scouts are more likely to suceed. For example, more than half of female business owners are former Girl Scouts.


Fact Sheet September 28, 2010 Media Contacts: Katie Grivna Account Executive UNT Public Relations 817-614-3136 katherinegrivna@my.unt.edu

Monica Contreras Director of Communications Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

972-349-2452 mcontreras@gsnetx.org

Real Women Real Girls Luncheon 1. BASIC INFORMATION Host

The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas.

Sponsors

Ebby Halliday, REALTORS, AT&T, Leslie Bosch Annen/Sharon S. King, Deloitte, Comerica Bank, Clements Gear Management, Energy Future Holdins, Ernst and Young, LLP, Imprimis Group, Haynes and Boone, LLP, Oncor, Interstate Batteries, Sewell Automotive Companies, Plains Capital Bank, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddel, UNT Center for Economic Development and Research, The Posey Foundation, Spencer Crain Cubbage Healy & McNamara, LLC, Marianne and Roger Staubach, Thompson & Knight Foundation, Strasburger & Price, LLC, Margot & Ross Perot

Location

Hilton Anatole, located at 2201 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75207.

Date and Time Oct. 12, 2010, from noon until 1:30 p.m. Purpose

To distinguish the exceptional female leaders and girls of the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas for their work and commitment to the Dallas-Fort Worth community while raising money to support future Girl Scout pursuits.

Tickets

Tickets cost $100 and proceeds will benefit the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Council to continue activities for members of the council.

Registration

To register online, visit gsnetx.org or call 972-349-2438. -MORE-

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Real Women Real Girls Luncheon — 2 Attendance

Approximately 500. 2. EVENT DETAILS

Honorees

The luncheon will honor several “Real Women” and “Real Girls” including: • Harriet Miers, a lawyer from Locke Lord Bissell and Liddell, LLP and who served as White House Chief of Staff under President George W. Bush in 2003 and counselor in 2005, will receive a 2010 Real Woman Award. • Becky Sykes, president of the Dallas Women’s Foundation, an organization that helps girls and women achieve their goals, will receive a 2010 Real Woman Award. • Ebby Halliday, founder of Ebby Halliday Realtors, the 10th largest real estate company in the U.S., will be presented with the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award. • Girl Scout Haley Ann Avery, a senior at Bishop Lynch High School and Girl Scout Ambassador, will be awarded the 2010 Real Girl Award for her volunteer work at the Parkland Memorial Hospital’s Burn Camp. Four years ago, Haley was completely a science project when it exploded on her, covering more than half her body in burns. Her positive attitude during the recovery process has helped other victims through their recovery period. • Girl Scout Ashton Gepfert, an Allen High School student and Gold Award recipient will be receive the 2010 Real Girl Award for her work to help people with disabilities. Ashton’s acute hearing loss inspired her to create the “Defining Differences” campaign to help disabled students communicate with their teachers.

Features

The luncheon will kick off the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas council’s Alumnae Association for former Girl Scouts, staff members and volunteers to reunite and work together to provide opportunities for future Girl Scouts.

History

Established in 2005, the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas’ Real Women Real Girls Luncheon celebrates the women and Girl Scouts that have worked hard to serve their community. Since its creation, the luncheon has honored 11 “Real Girls,” 10 “Real Women,” and one Lifetime Achievement Honoree. ###


July 2, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wingstop Opens First Location in Hialeah, Florida   National chicken wing chain now open at 1133 W. 68TH ST  

  HIALEAH, Fla. – Wingstop has landed in Hialeah! Wingstop, the national chicken wing chain that sells one million wings daily, opened its first Hialeah location this week at 1133 W. 68th St in the Colonial Village Shopping Center. th

The restaurant is owned and operated by Regino Sanchez and is the 11 Wingstop in the Miami area. “I’m excited to bring Hialeah a great place to enjoy wings,” said Sanchez. “Wingstop offers nine proprietary wing flavors, from Original Hot to Lemon Pepper to Garlic Parmesan, and keeps the focus on a core menu of just great wings and boneless wings that are made fresh and cooked-toorder.” Wingstop of Hialeah is open from 11 a.m. to midnight daily. To contact Wingstop or place phoneahead carryout orders, please call 305-362-5000.

 

Dallas-based Wingstop was founded in 1994 and began franchising in 1997. Wingstop recently experienced a record 27 consecutive quarters of positive comp stores sales and systemwide sales have grown from $11.9 million in 2000 to $306.7 million in 2009. About Wingstop Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, Wingstop has more than 445 restaurants open across the United States and Mexico. With a sole focus on chicken wings, the Wingstop menu features nine wing flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian, Garlic Parmesan, and Hickory Smoked BBQ. Wings are made fresh, cooked-to-order and customers can also choose from homemade side dishes including Wingstop’s award winning fresh-cut seasoned fries. Wingstop has experienced more than six consecutive years of positive sales increases, received multiple American Business Awards, was crowned Wing King at the National Buffalo Wing Festival, honored with the 2009 Consumers’


Choice in Chains Award, and has been named ‘best wings’ by outlets across the country. Troy Aikman, three-time Super Bowl champion and Hall of Fame quarterback, has served as the chain’s national spokesman since 2003. For more information on Wingstop visit www.wingstop.com. For franchise and franchise event information visit www.wingstopfranchise.com or please call 972-686-6500. Contact: Leah Templeton, BizCom Associates PR 972.728.1449, leah@bizcompr.com ###


Media Advisory Dec. 6, 2010 Media Contacts: Katie Grivna Account Executive UNT Public Relations 817-614-3136 katherinegrivna@my.unt.edu

Monica Contreras Director of Communications Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

972-349-2452 mcontreras@gsnetx.org

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to honor Real Girls, Real Women Luncheon to celebrate female leaders for their community service DALLAS, Texas — Women and girls from around North Texas will gather Tuesday to recognize the achievements of local Girl Scouts and area female leaders. WHO:

The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas will recognize Harriet Miers, Becky Skyes and Ebby Halliday as Real Women Award recipients for their work in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Two Girl Scouts, Ashton Gepfert and Haley Ann Avery, will receive Real Girl Awards for their dedication to their community.

WHAT:

The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas’ 2010 Real Girls Real Women Awards Luncheon.

WHERE:

The Hilton Anatole, located at 2201 Stemmons Freeway in Dallas. Take I-35E North to Market Center Blvd. and turn left. The hotel is on the right.

WHEN:

Noon on Tuesday, Oct. 12.

WHY:

The luncheon will honor the “Real Girls” and “Real Women” of North Texas and launch the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Alumnae Association. The luncheon will also raise money for Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas programs.

DETAIL:

Created in 2005, the Real Women Real Girls Award luncheon has honored 11 girls and 11 women for their service and leadership in the Dallas-Fort Worth community. For more information, Visual and Interview Opportunities

• Photo, video and interview opportunities will be available before and during the luncheon. Contact Monica Contreras for more information.

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Marketing your Girl Scout for high cookie sales

A newsletter for the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

Volume 4 Issue 3

Coppell scouts donate flashlights to Kashmir

By Katie Grivna Staff Writer As the month of March comes to a close, so does the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas cookie fundraiser. Here are a few tips to market your Girl Scouts so she can sell as many boxes of Girl Scout cookies as possible.

set a date

Pick a certain date two weeks in advance to set up a table to sell cookies somewhere in your community such as a popular restaurant, church or store. Make fliers to inform community members where and when you’ll be set up there so they can find you easily.

use your signage

People won’t know you’re there unless they can see your signs. Have balloons, banners and sidewalk signs leading to your table. Use big logos and large signs so people can also see them from a distance.

bring in the Scouts Make sure the Girl Scouts who are tabling are well-rested and excited to be there. People will feed off the energy of the girls, so it is important to make sure they have a positive attitude before the day begins. Give rewards and praise when certain selling goals are achieved.

FPO Sativka Anath, left, and Sarah Omar, right, pose with two solar-powered flashlights. The pair started the “Bridge of Lights” program which donated more than 1,000 flashlights to students in the Kashmir region. Photo courtesy of Theresa Omar

so much of society is like, ‘Oh, you’re a Girl Scout.’ I get that a lot because I’m 18 years old and [people think Girl Scouts are little girls who sell cookies.]” Sarah Omar said she saw earning her Gold Award as an opportunity to help people. Sarah Omar and her For Sarah Omar, a best friend Sativka An18-year-old Coppell “I love Girl Scouts so much, ” anth created the Bridge girl, being a Girl of Lights, a program that Scout is more than >>Sarah Omar, Coppell Girl collected money to buy selling cookies. Scout solar-powered flashlights “I’m a girl scout for people in the Kashat heart,” she said. mir region. “I love Girl Scouts so much and I’m See GOLD on Page 2 somewhat bothered by the fact that

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Gold Award program gives more than 1,000 flashlights to students After an earthquake hit the region, located between India and Pakistan, Sarah Omar said neither bordering countries helped the residents of Kashmir, even though the two countries previously fought over the territory. As a result, people in Kashmir seldom have electricity. “We looked at this area and said ‘That’s an area that needs help,” she said. Sarah Omar said the territory was also special to the girls because her father is from Pakistan while Ananth is from India. “This was an area that we had heard of but, we’d been friends since first grade, and it didn’t really inhibit our friendship. We saw each other as very similar... we share similar food [interests], similar cultures, similar music, but we don’t share the same religion,” she said. Overall, the pair spent about 118 hours on the project, almost enough hours to earn two Gold Awards and made presentations to companies, church groups and neighbors to raise money to buy the flashlights. Their result of their hard work allowed them to buy 1,075 flashlights. Sarah Omar said they worked with the Central Asian Institute and the Citizens Foundation, two organization that build schools in the region, to decide where the flashlights would be donated. “We decided to give the flashlights to these schools for them to distribute amongst their kids because they teach both girls and boys and then these kids could take it home and they could use

these flashlights to do their homework at night, to teach their parents how to read and write and things like that to empower a community so that they can better themselves,” she said. Rita Bauer, a now-retired teacher, said she served as an advisor to the girls’ gold award project and both girls showed great leadership skills. “They already had a goal,” she said. “They knew what they wanted to do and they were thinking beyond themselves.” Sarah has always shown great perseverance, Bauer said. “I think that one it’s a personality trait of Sarah’s to set a goal and strive to meet that, but also I think it is something that has been instilled in her years of scouting to continually set a new goal and when it is reached, to then set another goal and work toward that reach, always building on a foundation to build on what she had created,” she said. Theresa Omar, Sarah’s mother, said Sarah has always shown an interest in helping others. “She likes taking care of other people and she has always,” she said. “I remember, it was like her first week of kindergarten and she got some award for helping some another kids get adjusted to kindergarten.” Sarah said she plans to continue to work with the Girl Scouts when she is older. “Girl Scouts has formed so much of who I am and a lot of my self-confidence,” she said. “I really want other girls to at least get a taste what that is like.”

save the date you won’t want to miss any of these exciting March events!

It’s all about the cookies

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas gear up for the final month of cookie sales This easy guide to Girl Scout cookies will help Girl Scouts identify which cookie is which.

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March 5: Girl Scout Safety Day

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2 p.m., Plano Police Department 4912 14th Street, Plano

This free event will count toward the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Personal Power Patch. Girls of all ages are encouraged to attend where they will learn about fire safety, Internet safety and personal safety, drug abuse and 911 safety.

March 12: Gold Award Roundtable 2 p.m., JoAnn Fogg Service Center 6001 Summerside Drive #101, Dallas

This roundtable for Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts will help girls learn about requirements to earn a Gold Award, the highest achievement a Girl Scout can receive. Girls will also meet members of the Gold Awards Comittee, brainstorm project ideas and review sample projects.

March 23: Heart Saver First Aid & CPR 6 p.m., JoAnn Fogg Service Center 6001 Summerside Drive #101, Dallas

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Daisy Adventures is a training session for members of the Girl Scout Daisy Leadership team and will introduce behavioral characters of girls in kindergarten and first grade. Training must be completed within six months of meeting your Girl Scouts for the first time. For more information, call 972-349-2400.

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The most popular Girl Scout cookie flavor is the Thin Mint, which accounts for nearly 26 percent of all cookies sold in the United States All proceeds of the fundraiser benefit the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Girl Scout cookie program sales will end March 31 The Girl Scout cookie program was started commercially in 1934


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—Sarah Omar, a Girl Scout from Coppell, shares what Girl Scouts means to her —Marketing tips for selling Girl Scout cookies —An easy-to-remember guide to Girl Scout cookies and related fun facts

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MEMORANDUM

DATE:

Sept. 23, 2010

TO:

Koji Fuse, President

FROM:

Katie Grivna, Account Executive

SUBJECT:

Approval Needed for New Client

Your approval is needed for a new client, the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. The Northeast Texas council of the Girl Scouts: • Serves 40,000 girls • Offers scouts opportunities to develop character and courage • Provides girls with fun activities that expand their knowledge and imagination • Presents opportunities for scouts to meet new people • Supplies scouts with camps and programs for $12 a year On Oct. 12, the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas will host the Real Girls, Real Women Annual Awards Luncheon, which will honor professional businesswomen and two local Girl Scouts for their work. Sarah Omar, a recipient of the 2009 Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement a Girl Scout can earn, will be the subject of the feature story. Omar created a pen-pal project between Texas Girl Scouts and girls of Pakistan, Kashmir and India. For the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas campaign, I am prepared to write a position paper about the council’s position on bullying, a problem affecting many children in North Texas everyday. Bullying is known to have negative affects on children’s personal growth and development and is more becoming prevalent everyday. The practice of bullying fundamentally threatens the mission of the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas and demands immediate action. Monica Contreras, the director of communications for the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, has been more than helpful and willing to share her knowledge of the organization for the project. Monica can be reached at 972-349-2452 or at mcontreras@gsnetx.org. The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas’ goal to instill morals, positive self-esteem and a deep appreciation for philanthropy is inspiring and peaked my interest in the organization. I contacted Monica after logging on to the council’s website. We later spoke about the organization and its plans for the fall. The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas staff’s encouraging attitude makes it a worthy organization to work with. Does this organization meet your approval?


Ms. Julia Ryan, Student Life Editor The Eagle American University 252 Mary Graydon Center 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20016 Oct. 13, 2010 Dear Ms. Ryan, One American University student is using her experience as a Girl Scout to help area Washington D.C. low-income girls develop leadership skills and self-confidence. Sarah Omar, a freshman international studies and religious studies major, is part of the Young Leaders Program which allows college students to act as Girl Scout troop leaders for Girl Scouts whose parents don’t have the time to commit to a troop. As the Student Life Editor of the Eagle, I believe it is important you know about Sarah and the work she has done to help others. I deem it is imperative for the community and students of American University to know about Sarah and her work with the Girl Scouts. Last year, Sarah was awarded the Gold Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout can receive, for co-founding the Bridge of Lights program. This program donated over 1,000 flashlights to schoolchildren in the Kashmir region, which has been without power since an earthquake shook the region in 2005. Now, Sarah is using her experience to help future generations of Girl Scouts. In order to share her story and inspire others, I propose an 800-word personality profile feature story on Sarah, focusing on what she has done, what she plans to do, and why she chose to accomplish these things. Is it important to help others? Why? Why did she get involved in the Young Leaders program? How can other students get involved? Sarah has a bubbly personality and concentrates on achieving her goals. I am certain I can share Sarah’s story into an article that can inform and inspire readers. Thank you for your time and the opportunity, Katie Grivna katherinegrivna@my.unt.edu


July 27, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wingstop Opens First Location in Santa Maria, California National chicken wing chain now open at 560 E. Betteravia Road SANTA MARIA, Calif. – Wingstop has flown into Santa Maria! Wingstop, the national chicken wing chain that sells one million wings daily, is now open at 560 E Betteravia Road in Santa Maria, Calif. Wingstop has more than 90 locations throughout California, including 50 in the Los Angeles area. This is the first location in Santa Maria, and is owned and operated by new franchisee John Pasetta. “California has really embraced Wingstop,” said Pasetta. “We already have a huge following here, and now the Santa Maria community won’t have to drive as far to enjoy our wings.” Wingstop of Santa Maria is open from 11 a.m. to midnight daily. To contact Wingstop or place phone-ahead carryout orders, please call 805-614-9464. Texas-based Wingstop was founded in 1994 and began franchising in 1997. Wingstop recently experienced a record 28 consecutive quarters of positive comp stores sales and systemwide sales have grown from $11.9 million in 2000 to $306.7 million in 2009. About Wingstop Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Richardson, Texas, Wingstop has more than 445 restaurants open across the United States and Mexico. With a sole focus on chicken wings, the Wingstop menu features nine wing flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian, Garlic Parmesan, and Hickory Smoked BBQ. Wings are made fresh, cooked-to-order and customers can also choose from homemade side dishes including Wingstop’s award winning fresh-cut seasoned fries. Wingstop has experienced more than six consecutive years of positive sales increases, received multiple American Business Awards, was crowned Wing King at the National Buffalo Wing Festival, honored with the 2009 Consumers’ Choice in Chains Award, and has been named ‘best wings’ by outlets across the country. Troy Aikman, three-time Super Bowl champion and Hall of Fame quarterback, has served as the chain’s national spokesman since 2003. For more information on Wingstop visit www.wingstop.com. For franchise and franchise event information visit www.wingstopfranchise.com or please call 972-686-6500. Contact: Leah Templeton, BizCom Associates PR 972.728.1449, leah@bizcompr.com


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