Cafe Carolina and Bakery Teams Up with USO of North Carolina

        to Feed Returning Troops

RALEIGH, N.C. (Dec. 17, 2009) – Cafe Carolina and Bakery locations throughout the Triangle have teamed up with USO of North Carolina to help feed the troops as they are traveling home to be with their families for the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 19.

Cafe Carolina and Bakery will serve tasty menu items including turkey, ham, and chicken salad sandwiches, chips, pretzels and cookies to approximately 350 troops as they arrive and depart from the Raleigh Durham InternationalAirport. They will serve two meals; one at 10:30 a.m. and another at 3:30 p.m. Team members from local Cafe Carolina and Bakery restaurants will be on hand to help distribute the food to the troops.

“We are so grateful for Cafe Carolina and their desire to support the USO-NC and the troops that sacrifice so much to serve this great country, said Mike Langley, acting director of USO of North Carolina – Raleigh Durham Airport Center. “We are excited to partner with them in this and future endeavors.”

“Cafe Carolina and Bakery is proud to support the service men and women of our country and always makes giving back to our community a top priority,” said Ron Hines, director of operations for Cafe Carolina and Bakery. “The USO-NC does great things for our troops and the Cafe Carolina family is excited to partner with them for this event.”

Cafe Carolina is committed to supporting the communities in which we operate. Earlier this year, Cafe Carolina raised funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Children’s Flight of Hope.

The USO of North Carolina is a private, nonprofit organization. Their mission is to serve and support America’s military and their families. They operate four centers in North Carolina: Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, Raleigh-DurhamInternationalAirport, Charlotte-DouglasInternationalAirport and Fort Bragg/Fayetteville. They provide morale and recreation services to 220,000 service members and their families annually. To learn more please visit