Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt To Host Grand Opening Celebration Saturday

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, one of the fastest-growing self-serve frozen dessert franchises, opened a store in early June in Chattanooga at 8644 E Brainerd Road. The store is in Suite C-3, next to Publix.

To celebrate, owner Rakesh Patel has planned a grand opening event Saturday.

Mr. Patel described the upcoming event as an opportunity to celebrate the early success of the store and a chance to thank the people of Chattanooga.

“This is an opportunity to meet the people of Chattanooga and to show those who have not experienced Orange Leaf what we are all about,” Mr. Patel said. “It is also an opportunity to celebrate with the community and to thank our loyal fans.”

The activities for the celebration will begin at 11 a.m and will include: five free ounces of froyo all day, a raffle drawing for a chance to win free froyo for one year, froyo competitions, face painting and free gifts for kids while supplies last.

Radio station 92.3 will also remote broadcast live from the store. .


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