Contest 2010 - Best Breakfast in Franklin County
The winner of the promotion was The Hub Restaruant. The Hub Owners and employees available for picture are shown above with the winner's placque. Photo courtesy of The Franklin News-Post
Following in order of donations were: Dudley’s Truck Stop Restaurant – 220N, 77 Restaurant – Ferrum, Franklin Restaurant – 220N, Dairy Queen – Penhook, Hardee’s – Rocky Mount, Dugwell Grocery & Grill - Dugwell, Old Oak Café - Westlake, Subway – Boones Mill, Solid Ground Coffee & Tea - Westlake, Sally’s Restaurant – 220S Henry, Daily Grind Coffee House – Uptown Rocky Mount, Joe’s Pizza – Westlake, Whistle Stop – Union Hall, Dudley Mart – Dudley, Arby’s – N Main St, Pit Stop – 220S Syndorsville, Gibson’s One Stop – 220N, Jones Produce & Deli – N Main St, Cheryl’s Place – 220N, and Glade Hill Minute Market.
Pictured above are Tom Gourley, promotions manager with FCRMA; Hub owners: Terry Harrell, Ricky Harrell and Tammy Harrell; Dorothy Cundiff, managing director of FCRMA; and Sam Campbell of Helping Hands of Franklin County with check for $796 representing their half of the proceeds of the contest. Photo courtesy of The Franklni News-Post.
Contest 2013 Winner
Congratulations to the staff of the Franklin County Clerk of Circuit Court Office for winning the "Friendliest Staff of 2013" contest. Theresa Brown, clerk of circuit court said that her staff had a ball promoting and obtaining donations for the contest. Thanks to all who made a vote, we were able to provide $1400 to the Helping Hands of Franklin County.
FCRMA thanks our participating businesses and everyone who voted and patronized the participating businesses.
Participating Businesses/Offices in finishing order:
FC Clerk of Court Office, Hub Restaurant, Ruth's Place Restaurant, Jonathan's Restaurant, Dr. Charls Burt-DDS, Smith Mountain Lake Family Practice, Sally's Restaurant, Franklin Restaurant, Check into Cash, M T Mitchell's Store,Homestead Creamery, Paul Crawford Insurance, Glade Hill Minute Market, Seventy-Seven Restaurant, Daniel's Place Restaurant, Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill, Farm Service Agency, Whistle Stop, Pizza King, Virginia Office Supply, Arby's Roast Beef, Pit Stop Market & Deli, Dairy Queen -Penhook.
Franklin County Retail Merchants Association, Inc wants to thank all of the businesses and customers that participated in this year’s contests.
The winner of “Best Burger in Franklin County 2012” is the Hub Restaurant in Rocky Mount. La Tratorria Italian Restaurant in Union Hall provided stiff competition and came in second place.
Following those two are Dudley’s Truck Stop Restaurant on 220N, Seventy Seven Restaurant in Ferrum, Naff’s Country Store and Grill in Henry, Hardy’s #2821, Old School Sports Pub and Grill at Dudley, Dairy Queen in Penhook, Jonathan’s Restaurant at Lake Watch in Westlake, Hot Shots at Westlake, Pizza King in Rocky Mount, Pit Stop Market & Deli on US 220S and Buzz In Market in Burnt Chimney.
The “Best Specialty Food in Franklin County 2012” winner is Franklin Restaurant on 220N, second place was taken by Two by Two Barbeque in Rocky Mount, following these were NoBologna Sub’s & Deli at Westlake, Fisherman’s Galley on 220N, Angle Dining Room, Arby’s Roast Beef, Pizza Hut, Joe’s Pizza in Westlake, and Quizno’s Subs.
The remaining participants in order of their finish are El Rodeo, Quizno’s Subs, Fisherman's Galley, Sally’s on 220 South near Henry, A Little Taste of Home at Angle Dining Room, Franklin Restaurant, Penhook Dairy Queen, Seventy Seven Restaurant in Ferrum, Franks Pizza, Dudley's Truck Stop Restaurant, Pyramid Pizza, Hot Shots at Westlake, Daily Grind Coffeehouse, Carl's Place in Penhook, Dudley Mart and Restaurant at Dudley, Glade Hill Minute Market, Pit Stop on 220S at Sydnersville, Dugwell Grill and Grocery, Chillin' Smokes and Deli, Joe's Pizza at Westlake, Whistle Stop at Union Hall, M T Mitchell Store in Sontag, Bowlings Place in Waidsboro, Pizza King, Jonathan's Restaurant in Westlake, Lucky #2 Market, Buzz In Market at Burnt Chimney, Arby’s Roast Beef, and Applebee's Neighborood Grill & Bar.
These businesses, Helping Hands of Franklin County, and FCRMA express their appreciation for all of the customers who made this a successful promotion. As in the past the donations are divided 50/50 with Helping Hands.
Hurrays!!! to new businesses participating: Chillin' Smokes and Deli and Pyramid Pizza both on Franklin Street in Rocky Mount. Ya done good!
Aw shucks!!! to one of our good supporters of these contests...Dugwell Grill and Grocery. Lou Hall has closed her doors and will be going to work at the Franklin Restaurant. Good Wishes to her.