Thorntons will celebrate the opening of its newest travel center with a ribbon cutting ceremony and check presentation on Aug. 19.
Thorntons Inc. has opened a new travel center at 24144 W. Eames St. in Channahon, Ill. In celebration of the new store’s opening, the company will host an official ribbon cutting ceremony and a check presentation to Guardian Angel Community Services on Fri., Aug. 19 at 10 a.m.
Channahon, Ill. mayor, Missey Moorman will be in attendance at Friday’s ceremony, along with Ed Bitondo, director of store operations – northern division for Thorntons Inc., Christina Van Yperen, executive director for Grundy County Chamber of Commerce and Ines Kutlesa, CEO of Guardian Angel Services.
Along with the ribbon cutting ceremony, guests can enjoy hot breakfast, lunch and snack items that are prepared fresh on-site every single day, in addition to a variety of traditional, delicious roller grill items. For breakfast, guests can pick up hot sandwiches such as a Sausage Egg and Cheese Biscuit, a Ham Egg and Cheese Croissant or a Bacon Egg and Cheese Burrito, among other great choices.
Breakfast is served until 10:30 a.m. Lunch options include: Pepperoni Pizza sticks, Cheeseburgers, Buffalo Ranch Chicken Burrito and Crispy Chicken Tenders. For everyday snacks, guests can enjoy fresh selections such as soft pretzels and mini corn dogs. The new hot food selections are in addition to fresh fruit, gourmet deli sandwiches, yogurt parfaits and more.
The first 100 people to arrive at the new Thorntons, beginning at 6 a.m. on Fri., Aug. 19, will receive a new Refreshing Reward card pre-loaded with prizes. If you already have a card, you can still receive a new one to see if you are a lucky Grand Opening Winner. One lucky guest will win gas for a year.
During the first ten days after opening, Thorntons will be sampling fresh, hot food items right from the kitchen. Guests are encouraged to stop by daily to discover the variety of new foods available.