Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill Raises $2,900 for The V Foundation

Cary, NC, September 27, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Jim Mallon, managing partner of Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill (www.jackastors.com) located at 2300 Walnut St. in Cary, has announced that the restaurant raised $2,900 at their bartender competition on June 4. All proceeds will benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Attendees purchased tickets to the event in which participants showcased their skills, dance steps and new drink inventions in an event that has been a part of Jack Astor’s tradition for eight years.

“Jack Astor’s is delighted to donate $2,900 to The V Foundation for Cancer Research,” said Mallon. “We are proud of our staff and customers for coming out to support such an excellent cause.”

About Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill:
Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill is a full-service restaurant and sports bar located at 2300 Walnut Street just south of Crossroads Shopping Center in Cary. Their menu offers traditional favorites including fresh, never frozen chicken tenders and parmesan chicken bowties. Guests can enjoy a fun atmosphere and a comfortable patio, as well as an audio-visual package that allows them to enjoy their favorite game while they dine. The restaurant is open 11a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11a.m.-11pm. Friday and Saturday. Jack Astor’s bar is open from 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11a.m.-11 p.m. on Sunday. For more information call (919) 859-2224.

About The V Foundation for Cancer Research:
The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in 1993 by ESPN and the late Jim Valvano, legendary North Carolina State basketball coach and ESPN commentator. Since 1993, The Foundation has raised more than $60 million to fund cancer research grants nationwide. The Foundation awards grants through a competitive awards process strictly supervised by a Scientific Review Committee of top doctors/scientists from across the country. The Foundation operates with a small staff, a nationwide volunteer network and an all-volunteer Board of Directors and Scientific Review Committee, assuring that over the past five years, an average of 83 cents of every dollar raised has been available to fund cancer research. For more information visit The V Foundation for Cancer Research website at www.jimmyv.org.

Patty Briguglio
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