Share Our Strength will host its final preparation webinar for September’s Great American Dine Out on August 19.

Ray Blanchette, CEO of Joe’s Crab Shack; Diana Hovey, senior vice president of marketing for Corner Bakery; and Annica Krieder, vice president of marketing for McAlister’s Deli participated in the Great American Dine Out last year, and will share their insights on how the week-long event will again contribute to their business success this year, even in tough economic times. Together, they will lead the final Great American Dine Out webinar on August 19 from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EDT). Register for the webinar at

Joe’s Crab Shack , Corner Bakery, and McAlister’s Deli are among the 3,052 restaurants across the country participating in the 2009 Great American Dine Out—a nationwide event that raises money to combat childhood hunger in America—by donating a portion of proceeds from the week, creating special menu items, selling promotional coupons, or developing other creative ways to generate extra sales.

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