Local Restaurant Feeds 70-Plus Students

Monday, December 4, 2017
The Cleveland LongHorn is hosting a holiday celebration for local high school students, as part of what company officials say is LongHorn’s ongoing commitment to the community.
 
This Friday at 9:30 a.m., Cleveland LongHorn, 4305 Holiday Inn Express Way N.W., team members will host more than 70 children from the special education department of Cleveland High School, serving them favorites like chicken fingers and fries. "The kids will also get to enjoy the company of Santa Claus and participate in an Elf on the Shelf competition," officials said.
  "This is the fourth year the Cleveland LongHorn has been able to host this event, thanks to the many partnerships in the community."



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