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Big changes coming to PBA dining

By Anna Zetterberg & Kristina Webb
Assist. Managing Editor & Copy Editor

Palm Beach Atlantic University students can “eat mor’ chikin” on campus this fall as Chick-fil-A replaces Common Ground on campus.

PBA President Lu Hardin announced food service company Aramark has scored the new dining contract with the university after Sodexo’s contract runs out on July 1.

Aramark is listed in FORTUNE magazine’s 2010 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies.”

“I’m truly excited when I think about where PBA’s going in the next five years,” Hardin said. Continue reading

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Beacon Sports: PBA and Northwood compete in Chick-fil-A battle

By Jennifer Rodino
Features Editor

Craving some Chick-fil-A? Get ready, Palm Beach Atlantic University, because from now until Feb. 15 PBA supporters can show their school spirit by eating more chicken.

The “Chick-fil-A Challenge” is taking place at two local restaurants, located on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard and on Okeechobee Boulevard at Florida’s Turnpike.

This challenge is a competition between PBA and Northwood University to see which school can bring in the most sales on their purchases.
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Freebie alert: Chick-fil-A keep your receipt day

Happy Tax Day! In honor of the season, and considering the current economic state of the nation, Chick-fil-A is giving back with their “Keep your Receipt” campaign. Anything purchased today at the Northlake, Gardens Mall, Wellington Mall, or Palm Beach Lakes location is free upon your next visit between April 16- May 15 upon proof of receipt.

This is the second of two “Keep your Receipt” days of the year, the first being on October 15th, also known as Tax Extension Day.

“In these economic times, we are delighted to help take the edge off and offer a free meal to our customers. It should be a busy but fun day,” said owner and operator of the Palm Beach Lakes location, Rob Morris.

The staff at the Chick-fil-A location on Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. has been prepping for the expected crowds to flock the store by stocking up on extra products.

“We’ve been prepared with extensive staff scheduling and making sure we have a lot of food prepared,” said Chick-fil-A Marketing Director, Erin Fields. “Our supplies are fully ordered and we are definitely prepared.”

Questions or comments? E-mail us at beacon@pba.edu or at pbalocal@gmail.com

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