(Pictured Left – Right) Brandye Rivera, General Managing Partner, Saratoga Springs Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub, Dara Suler, Shift Supervisor, Colonie Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub, Justin Rueter, Executive Director, Albany Boys & Girls Club, and Erika Partlow, General Managing Partner, Colonie Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub. Photo Credit: Courtesy Photo
COLONIE — Local employees of regional restaurant chain recently celebrated their appreciation for the customers they serve, and in doing so their employer donated to a special cause.
On Wednesday, Sept. 7, Colonie and Saratoga Springs Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub staff members, guests and members of the community celebrated Guest Appreciation Day and 10 percent of the restaurant’s total net sales during the celebration were donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Albany.
Guest Appreciation Day celebrations took place throughout New England and New York as a way for the Ninety Nine to thank their loyal guests and dedicated staff for their generosity and passion to serve their local communities.
“Guest Appreciation Day at the Ninety Nine is a way for us to say thank you to our loyal guests who continue to support local Ninety Nine Restaurants throughout the entire year. It’s their dedication to our restaurant, that continues to impress Ninety Nine team members and myself every day,” said Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub President, Charlie Noyes. “We have a passion to serve, and we are very lucky to have guests that inspire us through various participation including fundraisers, charity events, and community partnerships, and this is a way to show gratitude for all of our guests throughout New England and New York.”
Over the last 12 months, the Ninety Nine has raised over $1.4 million dollars for Pine Street Inn, Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Boys & Girls Club during annual fundraisers and celebrations. Each will receive a check for the following: Pine Street Inn, $132,166; Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, over $550,000; and the Boys & Girls Club, $609,286.
The Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub is New England’s first locally-based casual restaurant chain, established in 1952 at 99 State Street in Boston. Headquartered in Woburn, Mass., the Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub currently operates 106 restaurants throughout New England and upstate New York.
Michael Hallisey is managing editor of Spotlight Newspapers.
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