Culver's of Lake Zurich to Support Special Olympics With 'ButterBurgers & Badges' Fundraiser August 30

  • Lake Zurich Sgt. Martin Yundt poses with a local Special Olympian during last year's ButterBurgers & Badges fundraiser at Culver's restaurant on Rand Rd. Culver's and Special Olympics of Illinois will team again this August 30 for the 4th annual event. Dave Silbar/SilbarPR

    Lake Zurich Sgt. Martin Yundt poses with a local Special Olympian during last year's ButterBurgers & Badges fundraiser at Culver's restaurant on Rand Rd. Culver's and Special Olympics of Illinois will team again this August 30 for the 4th annual event. Dave Silbar/SilbarPR

 
Culver’s
Updated 8/17/2018 10:34 AM

Culver's of Lake Zurich, 645 Rand Rd., is partnering with Special Olympics Illinois this August with several in-store activities planned, most notably the 4th annual 'ButterBurgers & Badges' fundraising event on Thursday, August 30, from 4-8 p.m.

ButterBurgers & Badges will feature local law enforcement officers providing table service for guests dining inside, and also delivering the chain's famed burgers and fresh frozen custard desserts to those visiting the drive-thru.

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The officers will collect tips for their service, which along with one dollar for every purchase of any size Culver's Concrete Mixer, will benefit Special Olympics. In addition, local Special Olympics athletes will be on-hand to meet and greet guests and sign autographs.

ButterBurgers & Badges is part of a month-long initiative by more than 30 Culver's locations across Chicagoland that includes participating stores proudly displaying 'Change for Champions' donation canisters near counter areas.

"Culver's is proud to partner with Special Olympics Illinois," says Culver's Lake Zurich owner Steve Anichini. "Many of our restaurants currently employ team members who are also Special Olympic athletes, and that brings us an even closer connection to this great organization."

Funds raised will help Special Olympics Illinois continue its programs that provide year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This event continues its support of Special Olympics. For more information, call (847) 540-6700 or visit https://www.soill.org/event/butterburgers-and-badges.