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It's McTeachers Night! Want fries with that other thankless job?

McDonald’s chairman Andrew J McKenna, why not just DO YOUR FAIR SHARE and fund schools adequately so that teachers don’t have to pay for school supplies out of their own pockets? Do you really expect teachers to appreciate this latest effort to pretend that you support public schools, while you sit on the board of New Schools for Chicago, which promotes school closings and replacement with privatized charter schools? When from 2004 until 2008 McDonald’s Corporation and Ronald McDonald House Charities donated over a million dollars to the Renaissance Schools Fund which funded Mayor Daley’s dismantling of over 60 neighborhood schools?

But no, apparently you would rather further humiliate teachers by putting them in your little paper hat and behind your greasy counter.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Carrie Woltman, Porter Novelli carrie.woltman@porternovelli.com 312-552-6303

CHICAGO AREA TEACHERS TO WORK AT McDONALD’S® ON McTEACHER’s NIGHTS
Chicago Area McDonald’s Host Unique Fundraising Events to Raise Funds for Local Schools

CHICAGO, IL (November 12, 2012) – Chicago area teachers and school administrators will be working at local McDonald’s restaurant during a week-long fundraising initiative to help supplement education budgets at local schools. Beginning November 12th through November 16th, participating McDonald’s restaurants in Chicago and Northwest Indiana will donate a percentage of sales made between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. to local schools. Residents are encouraged to visit one of the neighborhood McDonald’s restaurants listed below to support schools in their area.

“McDonald’s strives to be a good neighbor by hosting programs that support students and educators in our local communities” said Janet Karavites, McDonald’s Owner Operator. “McTeacher’s Nights are great fundraising opportunities that allow teachers and students to work together.”

The Chicago area McTeacher’s Night activities are part of a weeklong Educator Initiative taking place November 12-16th, and spanning across McDonald’s Restaurants in three states – Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana. McDonald’s restaurants across the region are joining together to support their local schools and communities.

As part of the McTeacher’s Night program, teachers are able to work the registers at McDonald’s, provide tours of the kitchen, decorate the restaurant with school colors, and invite school mascots to attend the event. The program represents all grades in public, private and parochial schools.

McDonald’s has a rich heritage of being a good community partner, and a long-standing commitment to supporting education. McTeacher’s Nights provide communities a chance to support their local schools while they enjoy a great tasting, quality meal at McDonald’s.

LIST OF PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS

LOCATION DATE
11110 W. 31st. St. Westchester, IL Nov. 12
7915 E. Ridge Rd. Hobart, IN Nov. 13
5130 N. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL Nov. 13
3241 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL Nov. 13
4601 W. Diversey Ave. Chicago, IL Nov. 13
164 Pine Lake Ave. La Porte, IN Nov. 13
10 W. Biesterfield Elk Grove Village, IL Nov. 13
515 Ridge Rd. Munster, IN Nov. 13
774 E. Rollins Rd. Round Lake Beach, IL Nov. 13
9449 W. Irving Park Rd. Schiller Park, IL Nov.14
740 E. 47th St. Chicago, IL Nov. 14
8611 S. Harlem Ave. Bridgeview, IL Nov. 14
6740 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL Nov. 14
1380 W. Lake St. Chicago, IL Nov. 14
3560 N. Cicero Ave. Chicago IL, Nov. 14
8460 Dempster Ave. Niles, IL Nov. 14
19 N. 694 Rt. 20 Hampshire, IL Nov. 14
840 NW Highway Fox River Grove, IL Nov. 14
704 E. Main St. Genoa, IL Nov. 14
125 S. Randall Rd. Algonquin, IL Nov. 14
10711 Rt. 47 Huntley, IL Nov. 14
200 W. Grant Hwy. Marengo, IL Nov. 14
4550 N. Cumberland Chicago, IL Nov. 15
2350 N. Central Chicago, IL Nov. 15
5130 N. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL Nov. 15
3241 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL Nov. 15
1951 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL Nov. 15
350 E. St. Charles Rd. Elmhurst, IL Nov. 15
190 E. Butterfield Elmhurst, IL Nov. 15
1004 W. Wilson Ave. Chicago, IL Nov. 16
2350 N. Central Chicago, IL Nov.16
2900 W. 81st Ave. Merrillville, IN 46410 Nov. 15
3639 169th St. Hammond, IN 46323 Nov. 12
2400 W. Lincoln Hwy. Olympia Fields, IL 60461 Nov. 12
72 Stratford Square Drive. Bloomingdale, IL 60108 Nov. 13

About MOCNI
McDonald’s Owners of Chicago and Northwest Indiana represent more than 100 owner/operators and nearly 500 restaurants throughout the greater Chicagoland region, including stores as far north as Gurnee, west as Marengo, south as Watseka and east to Northwest Indiana. MOCNI manages and facilitates all marketing, sports, community relations, educational and philanthropic programs throughout the region, and is responsible for implementing and maintaining consistency at every Chicagoland restaurant. Visit MOCNI’s social media outlets: Twitter: @McD_Chicago and@McD_NWIndiana and Facebook: facebook.com/McDonalds

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