DUNKIN’ DONUTS TO HOST “COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR AND CHIEF” COMMUNITY BUILDING EVENTS WITH ITHACA MAYOR SVANTE MYRICK AND POLICE CHIEF JOHN BARBER

ITHACA, New York; – Dunkin’ Donuts today announced it will host a trio of community building events in Ithaca with Mayor Svante Myrick and Police Chief John Barber throughout the month of April. “Coffee with the Mayor and Chief” will provide an opportunity for Ithaca residents to meet Mayor Myrick and Chief Barber, ask questions and voice concerns over a cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee.

“Coffee with the Mayor and Chief” will take place at the following time and Dunkin’ Donuts locations:

  • 408 Elmira Road – Wednesday, April 8 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • 205 South Meadow StreetWednesday, April 15 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • 408 Elmira RoadWednesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

            “Dunkin’ Donuts is honored to host Mayor Myrick and Chief Barber and to provide an opportunity for our guests to have an impactful chat with them in a friendly, informal setting,” said Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee Roy Clark, who spearheaded the initiative with fellow franchisees Tom Santurri and Ed Wolak. “We always look for ways to support our community and police force, and are happy that we can help both with this program.

Mayor Myrick took office in January 2012 at age 24 to become one of the youngest mayors in United States history. Chief Barber, a lifelong Ithaca resident, began his career as a rookie police officer at the Ithaca Police Department and rose through the ranks to the department’s top post in June 2013.

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About Dunkin’ Donuts

Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for nine years running. The company has more than 11,300 restaurants in 36 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.