Friday, October 15, 2010

Philly Pretzel Factory Featured in The News Journal

Philly Pretzel Factory was recently featured in an article in The News Journal entitled, “Businesses Using Pink Link to Connect with Community.” The article discusses the ways that business owners in the local community have gotten involved to support this great cause and how it is a great way to get involved in the community. Megan Burke of Philly Pretzel Factory discusses her own personal experiences with breast cancer and how it is such an important issue to support. The article explains that Philly Pretzel Factory will be selling ribbon-shaped pretzels for the month of October. This story delves into the importance of businesses supporting these types of causes. A portion of the article is included below and it can be read in its entirety by clicking here.

Businesses using pink link to connect with community
By Eric Ruth

... It's also a personal issue for Megan Burke, owner of the Philly Pretzel Factory franchise on Naamans Road. She has had a grandmother and aunt diagnosed with the disease, something that enhances the meaning of the "pink ribbon" pretzels her store offers in October. It's an issue that she and her employees face even on the job, she said.

"We have one customer who was diagnosed with breast cancer last year," she said. "During her treatment, we would see her with hair, without hair, with her bandanna."

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