Contact: Steve Johnson 503.415.6591

PORTLAND, ORE. (Oct. 8, 2013)
PDX makes way for the Golden Arches

Local business owners Mike and Roxanne Kennedy open first-ever McDonald’s at PDX

What: Media Event / Photo Opportunity

Local business owners Mike and Roxanne Kennedy open the first-ever McDonald’s at Portland International Airport. The unique Portland pair started their journey together at McDonald’s more than 30 years ago, and worked their way up from crew members to now Northwest Owner Operators of 11 restaurants in the Portland-metro area. Chief Happiness Officer Ronald McDonald will be handing out free cake and coffee, door-buster giveaways and special prizes.

When: Friday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m.

Where: Portland International Airport, Post-security, Concourse C, between Gates C15 and C17

Who: Vince Granato, Chief Operating Officer, Port of Portland

Mike and Roxanne Kennedy, Owner Operators, McDonald’s

Ronald McDonald, Chief Happiness Officer, McDonald’s

Post-Security Access:

Annie Linstrom, Port of Portland


Please provide your full legal name with your RSVP, as required when issuing checkpoint passes. All media are subject to regular TSA screening and should meet at the pre-security clock tower in the Oregon Market by 10 a.m. to pick up their checkpoint pass. Media must bring government issued identification.

Contact: Steve Johnson 503.415.6591

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