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Press Release

Thursday, August 11 2011

WHITE CASTLE OPENS NEW RESTAURANT IN SOUTH LEBANON


CONGRESSWOMAN JEAN SCHMIDT AND SOUTH LEBANON MAYOR TO ATTEND RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY

WHAT: White Castle is hosting a grand opening ceremony for its new South Lebanon, Ohio, castle location on August 15, 2011. The event will include an official ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new store. Congresswoman Jean Schmidt, United States House Representative for Ohio’s second congressional district, South Lebanon Mayor Jamie D. Smith and White Castle vice president and star of CBS’ Undercover Boss Dave Rife will be present to officiate the ribbon cutting ceremony with White Castle employees and members of the South Lebanon community.

The store, which is the first restaurant to open its doors at Rivers Crossing Pavilion, is expected to employ 35 people.

Cincinnati has been familiar with White Castle restaurants
since the opening of the first area Castle in 1927. Today,
the Greater Cincinnati area is home to more than 45
White Castle restaurants that serve Cravers 24 hours a
day. Visit www.WhiteCastle.com to find the White Castle
nearest you.

WHO:
• Congresswoman Jean Schmidt, U.S. House of Representative for Ohio’s second congressional district.
• James D. Smith, South Lebanon Mayor
• Dave Rife, Vice President of White Castle and star of CBS’ Undercover Boss
• Jamie Richardson, White Castle Vice President of Government and Community Relations
• Erin Shannon, White Castle Community Relations Manager
• White Castle employees
• Members of the South Lebanon community

WHEN: Monday, August 15, 2011
9 a.m.

WHERE: Rivers Crossing Pavilion
State Route 48
South Lebanon, Ohio 45249

HOW: Media interviews will occur directly after the ribbon
cutting ceremony.

Please contact Strata-G Communications for more information or to schedule an interview.

Ashley Moran
Ashley.Moran@strata-g.com
513.381.8855

About White Castle
White Castle was founded in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas. The privately held company owns and operates over 400 restaurants in 16 major metropolitan markets, in 11 states. It is the first multi-unit/multi-state, quick service hamburger chain. There are 45 locations throughout Greater Cincinnati, and most White Castle restaurants are open 24 hours. The company also operates a Bun Bakery in Evendale and a Retail Frozen Sandwich plant in Covington. The company employs more than 1,000 team members in the region. For more information, visit www.whitecastle.com.