Join Round Table Pizza® for National Pizza Pie Day Benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Free Original Personal Pizza (Cheese or Pepperoni) from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with any Pepsi® fountain drink purchase.
CONCORD, Calif. – January 29, 2018 – This year, it’s personal. Round Table Pizza® and Pepsi® are joining together to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) this National Pizza Pie Day. On Friday, February 9, customers are invited to enjoy one free* Original Personal Pizza (cheese or pepperoni, dine-in only), with a Pepsi fountain drink purchase from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. *Offer valid at participating locations only.
“For the Round Table Pizza family, blood cancer hits close to home and what better way to celebrate National Pizza Pie Day than to raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society?,” said Kristin Lynch, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Round Table Pizza. “We all know someone affected by blood cancer, and because it’s an extremely personal fight, we invite all customers to join us on February 9 for a delicious Original Personal Pizza, free with Pepsi fountain drink purchase. Eat something good. Do something good.”
Round Table Pizza is committed to helping the nearly 1.3 million Americans living with blood cancer. On National Pizza Pie Day, your Pepsi purchase will benefit LLS, an organization with the mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Customers are also encouraged to help join the fight by making an in-store or online donation. For more information on National Pizza Pie Day (including participating locations), to make a donation, or to read personal stories from blood cancer survivors, please visit Pizza Pie Day. Round Table Pizza’s parent organization, Global Franchise Group, has proudly raised more than $2.2 million for LLS in the last 5 years.
Round Table Pizza is known for its made in-store pizza dough, fresh toppings and premium ingredients. In addition to seriously amazing pizza, menu favorites include garlic parmesan twists and wings. For the latest news and fun and games from Round Table Pizza, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
NOTES TO EDITORS:
Excellent interview and visual opportunity. Members of the media are encouraged to spread the word about Round Table Pizza National Pizza Pie Day promotion for LLS. In-store and in-studio interviews with Round Table Pizza representatives and blood cancer survivors are available. Personal pizza making demonstrations and media drops are available. Please contact Kathleen Shaffer at [email protected] or 470-388-6170.
About Round Table Pizza – Visit Round Table Pizza
Round Table Pizza was founded by Bill Larson in 1959 in the San Francisco Bay Area to create a place where families could relax and share a superb pizza. More than fifty years later, Round Table Pizza remains true to its founder’s vision with 440 restaurants across the western United States and the world. Round Table’s signature tagline, “The Last Honest Pizza”, describes its commitment to quality and authenticity. For the latest news and fun and games from Round Table Pizza, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Visit LLS
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in Rye Brook, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit LLS. Patients should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.
Chief Marketing Officer
Annica has more than 20 years of award-winning marketing experience and has been with GFG for 3 years. She joined the company from Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers where she was Vice President, Brand Development. In this role, Annica was responsible for the rebirth and growth in popularity of the 42-year-old eclectic brand through smart menu design and development, implementation of the Mellow Mushroom loyalty app and creation and rollout of its first online ordering system. Before her time with Mellow Mushroom, Annica was Vice President of Marketing for Mcalister’s Corporation and she spent the early part of her career at a prominent advertising agency in Mobile Alabama. She is graduate of Samford University in Birmingham where she earned her Bachelors in Marketing and MBA in Economics.
Chief Financial Officer
Patterson came to Global Franchise Group in April 2020 from FOCUS Brands where he served as Senior Vice President of Accounting. For the last eleven years, he was responsible for leading financials for Cinnabon, Carvel, Schlotzsky’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, Auntie Anne’s and Jamba Juice. He directed the organization through the transfer and integration of all accounting back-office functions for Auntie Anne’s from Pennsylvania, McAlister’s Deli from Mississippi, and Jamba Juice from Texas to Atlanta and converted a brand-centric accounting structure into a shared services organization. Before his time with FOCUS, he was Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller for Movie Gallery/Hollywood Video (NASDAQ: MOVI & MVGR), Vice President and Corporate Controller for Republic National Cabinet Corporation, and Corporate Controller for Wolverine Tube, Inc. (NYSE: WLV). He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant, holds a master’s in business administration from Auburn University, and is a graduate of the University of Texas, Tyler.