ADVISORY, Sept. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:IRG), owner and operator of Joe's Crab Shack, Romano's Macaroni Grill and Brick House Tavern + Tap, and No Kid Hungry will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to raise awareness of the restaurant industry’s commitment to ending childhood hunger and the Dine Out for No Kid Hungry campaign this September. All month long, thousands of restaurants and millions of consumers raise critical funds to end childhood hunger in America.
In honor of the occasion, Tom Nelson, President, No Kid Hungry will ring the Closing Bell along with Ray Blanchette, CEO, Ignite Restaurant Group and David Catalano, COO, Ignite Restaurant Group.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
No Kid Hungry
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Ignite Restaurant Group (Nasdaq:IRG):
Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:IRG) owns and operates restaurants throughout the U.S. Headquartered in Houston, Ignite's portfolio of restaurant concepts currently includes Joe's Crab Shack and Brick House Tavern + Tap. Each brand offers a variety of high-quality, chef-inspired food and beverages in a distinctive, casual, high-energy atmosphere. For more information on Ignite and its distinctive brands visit www.igniterestaurants.com.
About No Kid Hungry:
No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength.
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