December 5, 2012
Freeport, GB – Last week saw the offical opening of the newest Bahamas Senor Frogs in Grand Bahama. The Grand Opening was made all that more specail as the Managing Owner, Auturo Solas, decided to make the event a fundrasier for the Grand Bahama Children’s Home. The 200 invitied guests were asked to donate to the Home as they enjoyed dinner and drinks on the house!On hand to offically open the restuarnt was Senator Tanisha Tynes, stepping in for Minister of Tourism Obadiah Wilchcombe, who was unable to attend but was instrumetal in bringing the restuatant to Grand Bahama. In his absence, Senator Tynes brought remarks along with Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) president Ian Rolle who both cut the ceremonial ribbon so the night’s festivities could begin.Salas said he is happy to be a part of the Grand Bahama community and thanked Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe for the Señor Frog’s franchise to be realized on the island, he hopes to make a great impact on the island and give as much as he can in helping the community grow. Salas and his partner have hired over 50 Bahamaina staff on Grand Bahama and have franchise staff training for these emoployees to make sure Grand Bahama’s restaurant is up the standard of Señor Frog’s franchise which are found in 40 countries around the world.
Sarah Kirkby, Grand Bahama Children’s Home Exectuive Committee, expressed the homes gratitude to Señor Frog’s director Salas, his wife, partners and staff for thier tremendous generosity. “We are absolutely thrilled and overwhelmed that Mr. Salas would think of the Children’s Home when tonight is a big opening for him,” she noted. “Today this donation is even more special because we just had five more children come to the Home today and that is a hard thing for the holidays so with the money that is raised it will help to cover our additional operating expenses.””Mr. Salas said he hopes to do more events like this with us and cannot thank him and so many others in our wonderful community who continue to keep our home open and funcitoning throughout the year,” she added.