NEWTOWN, PA, January 24, 2013 – Harry Rose, Chairman of The Rose Group, a leading franchisee of Applebee's Grill & Bar and Corner Bakery Cafe, was given the President’s Award from the Newtown Business Association (NBA) at Chandler Hall on January 22. The President’s Award recognizes an NBA member whose dedicated leadership and outstanding contribution exemplifies the spirit of giving back to the community by making the services of his/her business available to support charitable and nonprofit endeavors.
Jason Rose, Vice President of Real Estate and Development for The Rose Group, accepted the award on behalf of Harry Rose. In Jason’s acceptance speech he highlighted the numerous charitable initiatives that The Rose Group implements to give back to the community. A noteworthy example he cited locally is how the Newtown Applebee’s raised over $40,000 in 2012 alone.
“The Rose Group team strives every day to give back to our community and we are all incredibly honored to receive this award,” explains Harry Rose. “We look forward to continued success in our charitable endeavors and hope to bring joy to every community that we serve.”
Through various activities and fundraisers, The Rose Group is committed to showing its support to different organizations at each of its locations. Since opening in July, the Newtown Corner Bakery Cafe participated in many community events to support non-profit organizations in the short time that the store has been open.
About The Rose Group
The Rose Group, headquartered in Newtown, PA, is the 33th largest restaurant franchise company in the United States. They currently own and operate 58 Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar restaurants in eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey and Delaware. The company is the first franchisee for Corner Bakery Cafe, operating six cafes in Eastern Pennsylvania. The Rose Group also co-owns and operates three Shannon Rose restaurants, an independent Irish pub and restaurant in North Jersey. More information on The Rose Group can be found on their website at www.therosegroup.com.