The Grand Rapids Griffins are Asking You For Your Tips: Tip A Griffin Returns Tonight
Today you have your chance to have dinner with some of your favorite members of the Grand Rapids Griffins.
We've all shared our true feelings about our favorite teams, either at our own TVs or possibly in person at the games. Maybe you've cheered on their behalf, or called them every name in the book. But, would you do it if you saw them out in public?
You have the chance to say your praises to your favorite Grand Rapids Griffin's team members with the return of Tip a Griffin.
What is Tip a Griffin?
Tip A Griffin is a yearly event in which Grand Rapids Griffins players and coaches visit local restaurants to serve food and wait tables, and the tips they earn and proceeds benefiting the Griffins Youth Foundation. Over the 13 different times they've done this promotion, Tip-A-Griffin has raised more than $105,000 for various West Michigan charities.
The Griffins Youth Foundation uses hockey to build community. They offer free hockey to kids from preschool through high school, the help build team building and give them something to do with their free time that is productive and healthy.
What restaurants are participating in Tip a Griffin?
If you'd like to go out to eat tonight (Monday, December 5th) and have a Grand Rapids Griffin bring you dinner, this year's event is being held at several Peppino's locations in the area.
These Peppino's locations will be participating: Allendale (5065 Lake Michigan Dr.), Downtown Grand Rapids (130 Ionia Ave. SW), Jenison (135 Chicago Dr. #4) and Kentwood (1515 Eastport Dr.)
If you'd like to learn more- you can visit their website dedicated to the event.