Eat, Drink and Be Merry, All For a Good Cause

Wine Tasting benefitting the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Location: Pasta Market & Clam Bar

Address:  1930 Kingsley Avenue -- across from Orange Park Medical Center

Time: 5:00PM - 7:00 PM

Date:  Tuesdays, beginning Tuesday, April 26th

Free Breakfast on FCAT Day!

Free Breakfast on FCAT Day!

JACKSONVILLE -- For the second consecutive year more than 800 McDonald's restaurants in Florida will serve students taking Florida's Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) a free breakfast.

The free breakfast includes an Egg McMuffin, choice of a 1% Low Fat White Milk Jug milk or a small orange juice, and a package of Apple Dippers.

So before the FCAT on Monday April 11th, head to McDonald's.

The offer will runs from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Free Pancakes at Participating Perkins Restaurants 3/21 to Benefit Give Kids The World

On Monday, March 21, more than 420 Perkins Restaurant & Bakery locations will join together for a system-wide fundraiser benefitting Give Kids The World, a nonprofit organization that provides week-long vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families at a fanciful, “storybook” retreat in Central Florida. Guests dining at participating restaurants on “Perkins Pancake Day” can enjoy a free shortstack of Perkins made-from-scratch buttermilk pancakes, expertly prepared using Perkins legendary recipe created and perfected more than 50 years ago. In return, guests can consider making a donation to Give Kids The World.

IHOP’S Free Pancake Giveaway Returns March 1, 2011

Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia families can be a part of pancake history as IHOP serves up FREE pancakes in celebration of National Pancake Day on March 1, 2011!  From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at IHOP restaurants across the country, families and friends can enjoy a free short stack of IHOP’s famous buttermilk pancakes, and in turn, make a donation to IHOP’s national charity partner, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  All of the funds raised locally will benefit the pediatric programs at Shands Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s Hospital, both of which are Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.

Local Area Students Raise Money for Cancer Research

Local Area Students Raise Money for Cancer Research

Clink, clank, clunk!  That’s the sound more than 300,000 students throughout North Florida will soon hear as they pour their pocket change into collection jars to support Olive Garden’s 17th-annual Pasta for Pennies program benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) School & Youth campaign.  Last year, Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies collected $6.1 million nationally, bringing the total amount donated since the program’s inception to more than $53 million.

T.G.I. Friday’s® to Host Local Benefit Dinner for Clay County Education Foundation

T.G.I. Friday’s will be hosting a benefit dinner on Monday, January 31, 2011 at its two locations in Jacksonville, as well as its Orange Park restaurant. During this benefit dinner, the leading casual dining restaurant will donate twenty percent of food sales between 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. to the Clay County Education Foundation, whose mission is to enhance curriculum in order to promote excellence in education in the county’s public schools.

Stick to Your Diet Resolution at McDonald's!

Stick to Your Diet Resolution at McDonald's!

McDonald’s kicks off the new year with the national introduction of its new Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, a wholesome and balanced menu option available during breakfast and throughout the entire day. Delivering two of the three recommended daily servings for whole grains and about a half cup of fruit, Fruit & Maple Oatmeal is McDonald’s first new breakfast offering since 2008.