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Dollars for Scholars
Local area McDonald’s Restaurants and their beverage supplier, Coca-Cola, have connected with Graduate America Priority 1(GAP1) to host FREE educational awareness events called “Dollars for Scholars” beginning April 7th and running every Saturday through June 30, 2012 from 10 am – 2 pm at specifically identified stores in the Westplex. These events are intended to help educate adults and students in the community about higher education opportunities and assist them with the first steps towards improving their career opportunities by identifying their strengths, establishing goals and starting their qualification for potential State and Federal funding.
GAP1 is the first program of its kind in the country that is addressing the Nation’s goal to be “Workforce Ready“ by 2020. To learn more about GAP1 or the Dollars for Scholars events and the participating McDonald’s restaurants visit www.GAP1.org or contact their Marketing & PR Consultant, Julie Eudy at 636-379-1750 or via email at Julie@GoldenServicesGroup.com.
More About McDonald's
McDonald's is a fast food restaurant that is well known for its golden arches. The menu includes Quarter Pounders, Big Macs, fish sandwiches and French fries. Healthier choices are also available, such as grilled chicken wraps and salads. The breakfast menu includes eggs, pancakes and sausage, as well as egg and cheese biscuits. Ice cream sundaes and apple pies are available for dessert.
This location is located across from Mid Rivers Mall and includes an indoor Playplace Funzone.
McDonald's is committed to recycling, and 82 percent of its packaging materials are made from renewable materials.