Thursday, October 28, 2010

Philly Pretzel Factory Featured in York Daily Record

Philly Pretzel Factory was recently featured in the York Daily Record in an article entitled "Former state cop is now 'the pretzel guy' in Windsor Twp." The article features Greg Mitchell, the franchisee of the Windsor Township location. It focuses on his entrepreneurial story in which he was a police officer for 30 years before becoming a Philly Pretzel Factory franchisee. A portion of the article is included below and can be read in its entirety by clicking here.

Former state cop is now 'the pretzel guy' in Windsor Twp.
By Kevin Horan

During his 30 years with the Pennsylvania State Police, first in York and then in Harrisburg, Greg Mitchell noticed that many people feel apprehensive talking with a police officer.

Even his neighbors chose their words carefully around Mitchell, he said. If they discussed going out the previous night, they were quick to add, "I only had one drink." If they said they were speeding, they made sure to include, "it wasn't very fast."

Mitchell retired from the force in 2008 and entered a new line of work.
The apprehension that once marked his day-to-day interactions with the public, he said, is no more.

"Most people know me as 'the pretzel guy' now," he said.

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