Stevi B's Pizza Expands Community Literacy Outreach Initiatives to Support March Literacy Month

Stevi B’s Pizza, the industry's only national premium pizza buffet restaurant continues its efforts to support local schools, libraries and youth organizations.

Atlanta, GA, March 04, 2013 --( Stevi B's Pizza is introducing its Ultimate Reading Challenge bookmark program to libraries and schools nationwide.

Stevi B’s is excited to expand the program which encourages childhood literacy where children are challenged to read 10 books in exchange for a free meal at any of the 47 Stevi B’s Pizza restaurants.

Since the program’s inception in 2011, Stevi B’s has tested the program by partnering with organizations such as the Cobb County Library System in which, Stevi B’s Pizza provided the library system’s summer reading program with 6000 of its Ultimate Reading Challenge bookmarks. Expanding on this initiative, restaurants nationwide will coordinate similar programs with schools and libraries in their communities. The bookmark will also be available on Stevi B’s web site and Facebook page.

“We are very encouraged about the impact that this reading program has had within our communities and will continue to develop tools that our communities can use to compliment the objectives parents and teachers are trying to achieve,” said Matthew Loney, president and CEO of Atlanta-based Stevi B’s Pizza. “It’s an honor to work with local schools and libraries to encourage kids to read and create lifelong good habits.”

Stevi B’s Pizza provides many different partnering opportunities from fundraising for local schools and community events to providing reward incentives for youth achievements. You can find out more about all of the partnering opportunities that Stevi B’s has to offer by contacting your local store or visiting their webpage at

About Stevi B’s Pizza
Stevi B’s Pizza, the industry's only national "premium" pizza buffet restaurant franchise, was founded in 1996 in Atlanta and is currently owned by Argonne Capital, an Atlanta private equity firm focused on growing restaurant and retail companies into category leaders. Recognized as a Top Ten Franchise Deal by QSR Magazine and ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2012 Franchise 500, Stevi B’s Pizza is a rapidly-growing brand with a 20 percent annual growth rate and 47 locations throughout the United States. Recognized for serving the highest quality pizzas "made from scratch," Stevi B's is a family-friendly, community-driven brand that offers a distinct menu of specialty pizzas such as the Loaded Baked Potato, Chicken Fajita, Cheeseburger and Spinach Alfredo served fresh and at a great value in an atmosphere that is fun for adults and children. Follow Stevi B’s Pizza on twitter at or on Facebook at For more information, visit or contact Stevi B’s by e-mail at
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