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SEVENTY-EIGHT BURGER KING(R) RESTAURANTS TO HOST BENEFIT NIGHTS FOR GIRL SCOUTS

 SEATTLE, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy-eight Burger King(R) restaurants in King and the 11 contiguous counties are lending a hand to the Totem chapter Girl Scouts.
 On March 8 and 15, 25 percent of sales generated between 4 and 8 p.m. at the 78 participating restaurants will be donated to the Girl Scouts.
 "As a restaurant which caters to children and families, we are delighted to team up to help raise money for Girl Scouts," said Jeffery Wingate, Franchise Sales and Services manager for Burger King Corporation.
 Burger King Corporation is a subsidiary of Grand Metropolitan PLC, one of the United Kingdom's largest international companies. GrandMet is a world leader in the food, drinks and retailing sectors with sales of approximately $15 billion. Other U.S. subsidiaries of GrandMet include The Pillsbury Company, Haagen-Dazs, ALPO Petfoods, Carillon Importers, Heublin, Inc., The Paddington Corporation, and Pearle, Inc. Burger King Corporation and its franchisees operate more than 6,600 restaurants in 47 countries worldwide. In Fiscal Year 1992, Burger King had systemwide sales of $6.4 billion.
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 /CONTACT: Jeffery Wingate, Franchise Sales and Services manager, 206-935-5251, or Michael Evans, manager of media relations, 305-222-8863 both of Burger King Corporation/


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