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Jersey Mike's Subs Raises Funds for Schools at Grand Opening

Owners Celebrate with Free Subs

Jersey Mike's Subs officially opened its doors in Calabasas, the 45th location in California to date.  Jersey Mike's owners, Joe and Lisa Sutter know the importance of community relations and celebrated their new ties with the area during their grand opening on June 9, 2010.

To commemorate the event, the new restaurant, located at 26799 Agoura Road (Summit at Calabasas), hosted a 5-day fundraiser from Wed., June 9 through Sun., June 13, with proceeds supporting Lupin Hill Elementary School and Arthur E. Wright Middle School.  Anyone who had a fundraising coupon received a free regular size sub with a minimum $1 donation to either school.  Coupons were distributed throughout the community and in local newspapers.

"We firmly believe that as a small business owner it is our responsibility to help support the community. For us, helping the children and schools have always been second nature," said Sutter.  "Lupin Hill Elementary School and Arthur E. Wright Middle School have been very important to us.  Our two older daughters graduated from both schools and our youngest is now attending Lupin Hill Elementary.  We are really pleased to support both these great schools, which have  

been instrumental in our lives."

Reaching out to the community is a key component of Jersey Mike's mission. All franchise owners find ways to support their neighbors and employees are encouraged to volunteer their time and talents as well.   "Every community deserves local businesses that are invested in their success," said Peter Cancro, Jersey Mike's founder and CEO.  "The Sutter's have shown that they care about Calabasas and its families, and we congratulate them on their first store."

Store hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday - Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. You can contact this store directly at (818) 880-2600.

Jersey Mike's, a sub sandwich franchise with more than 450 stores open and under development nationwide, has a long history of community involvement and support.  Started at the Jersey Shore in 1956, Jersey Mike's serves authentic Northeast-style subs on fresh baked bread - the same recipe it started with over 50 years ago.  The company's mission is to bring its customers the highest quality, freshest made sub in the industry and give back to the communities in which it operates. A store locator and franchise information for Jersey Mike's can be found at www.jerseymikes.com.