Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The location of is part of a planned, America's Largest Fondue Party on Dec. 15.
New York-based Murray's Cheese is hosting a fondue party at the Kroger on Monroe Drive this Saturday, Dec. 15, from 2 to 6 pm. Fondue Nation – whose slogan is, one nation melting cheese – is a nationwide cheese melting and tasting event designed to publicize fondue cooking in each one of Murray’s Cheese 70 outlets. Murray’s fondue recipes will be also available for attendees to take home. A total of six metro Atlanta Krogers will be participating in Saturday's event.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Customers can round up their purchases to the nearest dollar – the difference benefiting the American Red Cross and its disaster relief efforts in the Northeast.
Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta Division are encouraging customers and associates to donate to the American Red Cross, which is providing shelter, meals, emotional support and other necessities to those affected by the deadly aftermath of Hurricane Sandy after it made landfall on Monday. In support of the thousands of Americans affected by Hurricane Sandy, Kroger is launching a “Round-Up” campaign today in which customers can round up their purchases to the nearest dollar – the difference benefiting the American Red Cross and its disaster relief efforts in the Northeast. Customers can also make donations to the American Red Cross at Kroger cash registers. “Our hearts are with our friends and neighbors in New York, New Jersey, and …
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Two-week school supply drive for Metro Atlanta’s less fortunate begins Monday
Kroger’s Atlanta Division, in partnership with the Children’s Restoration Network and WSB-TV, is holding its 18th annual “Back 2 School” campaign from July 16 – 28, during which 125 Kroger stores will serve as school supply drop-off sites to benefit metro Atlanta children. Children’s Restoration Network, a local nonprofit agency focusing on homeless children in metro Atlanta, works with more than 130 shelters and group homes which house more than 4,000 youth each year, making success of this campaign vital. “Children’s Restoration Network provides hope and support to families in our community as they work toward ending the cycle of homelessness,” Glynn Jenkins, director of communications and public relations for Kroger’s Atlanta Division, …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Trio of suspects left in orange Honda Passport.
Atlanta police are looking for a trio of gunmen who robbed two men in the parking lot of the Kroger at 725 Ponce de Leon Ave. late Thursday evening. The victims, who were with two witnesses, told police they parked in the lot around 11 p.m. They were walking to the Masquerade at 695 North Ave. when they were approached by two gunmen in the rear of the Kroger parking lot, nearer to the North Avenue entrance by the truck loading docks. One of the gunmen approached the two victims and began asking a series of questions according to the report. They asked the victims where they were from and if they had any money. As the victims began walking away, the two gunmen — each armed with a handgun — pulled their revolvers, grabbed one of the female …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Group surpasses fundraising goal by more than $50,000
Customers and associates of Kroger’s Atlanta Division donated more than $413,000 during a three-week fundraiser benefiting Children’s Miracle Network. From May 13 through June 2, customers purchased $1 hot-air balloon icons — known to many as “Miracle Balloons” — to fund medical care and outreach programs at Children’s Miracle Network hospitals in their local communities. The group surpassed the $350,000 fundraising goal by more than $63,000. "Year after year, Kroger customers make impressive donations to Children’s Miracle Network, and this year is no different," Glynn Jenkins, director of communications and public relations for Kroger’s Atlanta Division, said in news release. "We are incredibly grateful for their support as they continue…