Huge Response Leads Domino's to Extend Paving Grants to All 50 States
ANN ARBOR, Mich: Domino's, (NYSE: DPZ), the largest pizza company in the world based on global retail sales, promised to save carryout pizza, one pothole at a time, with its Paving for Pizza program announced in June.
Paving began yesterday in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania - one of the recent paving grant recipients. The following 10 cities across the country have also recently accepted a paving grant:
Des Moines, Iowa
New Orleans, Louisiana
Kinston, North Carolina
Grand Forks, North Dakota
"We knew that people were passionate about pizza, but we discovered that Americans are also very passionate about potholes," said Ritch Allison, chief executive officer of Domino's. "The overwhelming response that customers had to the program will mean more pizzas arriving safely in communities across all 50 states."
Customers who haven't submitted a nomination yet may still do so by visiting pavingforpizza.com. Domino's will accept nominations through Dec. 31, 2018.
"Potholes in Northeastern Pennsylvania are as prevalent as our region's love for pizza," said Mayor Tony George. "I am incredibly grateful to Domino's assistance in repairing and patching our roads."
For a continuously updated list of cities that have accepted paving grants, visit pavingforpizza.com.