Golden Corral Manager Recognized By Children’s Miracle Network

From: MMI Associates, Inc.
Published: Thu Apr 16 2009


Billy Sewell, president and CEO of Platinum Corral, a multi-unit franchise operator of Golden Corral Grill/Buffet Restaurants, has announced that Shane Marsh, general manager of the Golden Corral in Reidsville, N.C., was selected as one of the nation’s top five sponsor volunteers for the Children’s Miracle Network (www.childrensmiraclenetwork.com). Marsh attended the 2009 Celebration for Children’s Miracle Network in Orlando, Fla., March 20-22, where he received the Sponsor Volunteer Award. Marsh and his team have raised $67,292 for Children’s Miracle Network during the last three years.

The Reidsville Golden Corral is part of the Golden Corral franchised group, Platinum Corral, headed by Sewell, whose 23 restaurants raised more than $139,000 for children’s hospitals in 2008. Golden Corral has been a sponsor of Children’s Miracle Network, an international nonprofit organization that raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals in the United States, for the past four years. Golden Corral’s nationwide campaign raised more than $650,000 in 2008 and during the past four years, the restaurants and their guests have raised almost $2 million. The 2009 campaign is currently underway at and will continue until May 31.


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News Facts:
• Billy Sewell, president and CEO of Platinum Corral, a multi-unit franchise operator of Golden Corral Grill/Buffet Restaurants, has announced that Shane Marsh, general manager of the Golden Corral in Reidsville, N.C., was selected as one of the nation’s top five sponsor volunteers for the Children’s Miracle Network (www.childrensmiraclenetwork.com).
• Marsh attended the 2009 Celebration for Children’s Miracle Network in Orlando, Fla., March 20-22, where he received the Sponsor Volunteer Award.
• Marsh and his team have raised $67,292 for Children’s Miracle Network during the last three years.
• The Reidsville Golden Corral is part of the Golden Corral franchised group, Platinum Corral, headed by Sewell, whose 23 restaurants raised more than $139,000 for children’s hospitals in 2008.

Quotes:
“It’s great to receive this honor for my community, my co-workers and for my wife, Missy, who all help coordinate the effort,” said Marsh. “We’re a small town with a big heart and I’m constantly amazed at how generous the people of Reidsville are and how they come together to support great causes.”

“I am exited to see Shane receive this award,” said Sewell. “Platinum Corral is dedicated to serving the community, and Shane really exemplifies this promise.”

“Shane is a great example of the compassionate sponsor volunteers who inspire us all to do a little more, make a bigger difference, and set higher goals ??" all in an effort to help save and improve the lives of even more children,” said Children’s Miracle Network chief development officer, Brian Hazelgren. “The Children’s Miracle Network Sponsor Volunteer Awards are given to exceptional volunteers who exemplify Children’s Miracle Network’s mission by dedicating their lives to serving the children in their community.”

About Platinum Corral:
Established in 1996 by owner Billy Sewell, Platinum Corral, based in Jacksonville, owns and manages 24 Golden Corral franchises throughout North and South Carolina, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia and Ohio, with locations including Asheboro, Concord, Hickory, Wilmington, Burlington, Jacksonville, Reidsville, Eden, Lexington, Wake Forest and three locations in the Triangle. The company has been recognized as one of the Triangle’s top 50 privately held companies and institutions in the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists. Sewell’s family has been involved with Golden Corral since his father became a founding investor when the business first began. A graduate of Campbell University, Sewell worked as a manager trainee and rose through the management ranks. By 1996, he owned two Golden Corral restaurants, one in Burlington, N.C. and the other in Hickory, N.C. Golden Corral restaurants, located nationwide, feature steaks, buffet, and bakery at every location, each offering the highest quality food at reasonable prices in a clean, friendly atmosphere, thereby fulfilling their mission to “make pleasurable dining affordable.”

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Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600
patty@mmimarketing.com
PR Firms Raleigh, NC

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