The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new McDonald’s restaurant on Egg Harbor Road in Sturgeon Bay was over in a matter of seconds Thursday morning. City Council President Ron Vandertie did the honors in place of Mayor Thad Birmingham who was unable to attend because of a trip to the dentist. Earlier, 100 lucky customers were awarded certificates good for a Big Mac sandwich per week for a year. We’re told the number “100” was reached in about 35 minutes. Owner/operator Jeff Norland was justifiably proud of the new facility which boasts a double drive through capability. Norland was asked if the new facility was what he had envisioned…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/N1138.mp3|titles=Jeff Norland]
Norland said the prizes awarded Thursday were only part of the list of giveaways that many customers will receive between now & closing on Sunday…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/N1139.mp3|titles=Jeff Norland]
Sunday’s prizes include $25 arch cards, free extra value meals & a chance to win a Coca Cola polar bear. Grand opening specials at the restaurant at 1212 Egg Harbor Road will continue through Sunday.