November 14, 2009
Applebee's Fundraiser: We had a Great Event-Based
Fundraiser at Applebee's: Check it out...
of the country Applebee's restaurants offer a fantastic fundraiser. You
sell tickets for $5-7 dollars. You help staff an all-you-eat hotcakes
and sausage breakfast. You pay Applebee's $1.50 per ticket used.
Many sports teams in our area have earned
$1500-2000 in one morning with tips. There are variations on this
program based on local ownership. Just stop in and ask.
Then check out the photos below.
Note: We blurred our FTC bot on
purpose. It's just that cool.
Click here for sample of the flyer we
Click here for sample of our handout to
First we were trained by the management
since we had to do all the serving.
Then we setup the kitchen and everyone
pitched in to do plate prep.
The Applebee's cook and pre cook rocked
and kept our plates full.
Everyone took a prep station and kept the
hot plate moving out to the customers.
Then our friends began arriving.
Steve Gambrill, the extreme balloon man
kept everyone entertained with balloons and
Team members took a break to grab some
Maryland head judge, John Schnell stopped
by. Of course he paid for his own meal.
FTC 7 talked more than 100 people about
our FLL, FTC and JrFLL programs and demonstrated
their 2007 robot.
And everyone posed with the Star Wars