Pick your favorite Nick Foligno and enter-to-win CBJ tickets on Twitter

“Oven” Nick

We’ve had some fun with Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno in our stores over the years and now you can “Pick your favorite Nick” while entering to win tickets to a Blue Jackets game and an autographed jersey from Nick.  Look for a twitter post from @papajohnscbus on 10/16/19 for the poll and your chance to RT and enter-to-win.  The contest runs through 10/23/19.

OFFICIAL RULES:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of all fifty (50) states. Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older by October 1, 2019 to enter. Void outside the United States and void where prohibited. Employees, agents and representatives (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Johncol, Inc. dba Papa John’s Columbus (“Papa John’s Columbus”) and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Papa John’s Columbus, which are binding and final on all matters relating to this contest. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

TO ENTER: Retweet a particular tweet from the Twitter handle @PapaJohnsCbus as directed. Entries generated by mechanical means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Entries that are late, incomplete, copied, misdirected, mutilated, illegitimate, inaccurate, illegible, lost, damaged, or incomplete entries, and/or entries that are generated by automated means, and/or late or lost entries due to data, computer and/or glitches, are void.

RANDOM DRAWING: Prizes awarded approximately up to 2 weeks after contest launch, from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. All drawings will be conducted by Papa John’s Columbus.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners will be notified by direct message on Twitter, and/or e-mail, in Papa John’s Columbus’ sole discretion. Winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and, where lawful, publicity release within twenty-four (24) hours of receipt. Each winner’s guest(s) may likewise be required to sign such release prior to attending the game. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is rejected, faulty or returned as undeliverable or declined by the winner, if Papa John’s Columbus is unable to contact a potential winner within 24 hours of notification, or if a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Papa John’s Columbus’ discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner may be selected for the drawing at issue.

The winners of the prizes are solely responsible for any and all applicable taxes which may arise and be due or asserted on account of winning the prizes. A 1099 tax form will be the responsibility of the winner of the any prize.

GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: Each winner agrees that the prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty, representation or guarantee, either express or implied, in fact or in law, whether now known or hereinafter enacted, relative to the use or enjoyment of the prize, including, without limitation, its quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer a prize or redeem a prize for cash. Winners are responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes. Papa John’s Columbus is and shall not be obligated to replace any lost, mutilated or stolen prize or any prize that is undeliverable or does not reach the winner for any reason, including, without limitation, because of incorrect or changed contact information. No more than the stated prizes will be awarded. All prizes legitimately claimed will be awarded. Papa John’s Columbus reserves the right to substitute a prize of equivalent value.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, garbled, illegible or postage-due mail or entries; or for technical failure or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes and the winners, or in any contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this contest. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the contest, act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Papa John’s Columbus, shall be disqualified and all associated entries shall be void. Papa John’s Columbus reserves the right at their sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the contest should any portion of the contest be, in Papa John’s Columbus’ sole opinion, compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of Papa John’s Columbus, corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries to Papa John’s Columbus, or for any other reason determined by Papa John’s Columbus in their sole discretion. In the event the contest is so terminated Papa John’s Columbus, at its discretion, shall have the sole and exclusive right to select the potential winner(s) for the drawing(s) at issue from all eligible, non-suspect entries received for the applicable drawing prior to such action having been taken or as otherwise is deemed fair and appropriate by Papa John’s Columbus. Papa John’s Columbus is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant’s e-mail account to receive e-mail messages. Papa John’s Columbus is not responsible, and may disqualify an entrant, if his or her e-mail address, telephone, or other contact information does not work or if it is changed without entrant having given prior written notice to Papa John’s Columbus. Papa John’s Columbus’ failure to or decision not to enforce any provision in these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision of these Official Rules. In the event there is any alleged or actual ambiguity, discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any contest-related materials and/or these Official Rules (including any alleged discrepancy or inconsistency in these Official Rules), it will be resolved by the Blue Jackets in their sole and absolute discretion. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision hereof. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. If Papa John’s Columbus determines at any time in their sole discretion that any winner or potential winner is disqualified, ineligible, or in violation of these Official Rules, Papa John’s Columbus shall have the sole and exclusive right to select an alternate winner, even if the disqualified potential winner’s name may have been already shown or announced publicly. If any person supplies false information, obtains entries by fraudulent means or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain any prize, Papa John’s Columbus may disqualify that person and seek damages from him or her, and that person may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Entrants, by participating, acknowledge, stipulate and agree that each and every one of Papa John’s Columbus and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, members, managers, contractors, employees, representatives, agents, successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) shall have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be and are forever saved and held absolutely harmless by entrants, winners and winners’ guests, their successors, assigns and estates, from and against any and all claims and liability whatsoever, including but not limited to tax liability, for any and all injuries, losses or damages of any kind or type whatsoever, including but not limited to personal injury, paralysis and/or death, to persons or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Contest and/or from the acceptance, possession, misuse, awarding or use of any prize (including any and all activities related thereto) and/or while preparing for, participating in and/or traveling to or from any prize- or contest-related activity. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, COLHOC LIMITED PARTNERSHIP SHALL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND EXPRESSLY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

DISPUTES: Except where expressly prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the entrant and any Released Party, any and all claims and/or causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or the prize(s) awarded, or the determination of the winner must and shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall an entrant be permitted or entitled to obtain awards for, and each and every entrant, winner and winner’s guest, hereby waives any and all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than such entrant’s, winner’s or winners guest’s actual out-pocket expenses (if any), said sum not to exceed two hundred fifty dollars ($250), and every entrant, winner and winner’s guest further forever expressly waives any and all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

WINNERS’ LIST: For the names of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Papa John’s Columbus, 8377 Green Meadows Dr. N, Suite B, Lewis Center, OH, 43035. Only one (1) request per outer envelope will be fulfilled.

COPY OF OFFICIAL RULES: For a copy of these Official Rules, print out these pages or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Papa John’s Columbus, 8377 Green Meadows Dr. N, Suite B, Lewis Center, OH, 43035, for receipt no later than the end of the Promotion Period. Only one (1) request per outer envelope will be fulfilled.

2019 Charity Challenge Raises over $120,000

The 2019 Papa John’s Charity Challenge set a record for funds raised for the event in its third year by eclipsing a total of $120,000 to be donated to the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research.  This year’s donation brings the total amount raised in three years to over $320,000.  All of these funds go towards the goal of beating cancer in Columbus via The James at Ohio State.

Held on August 26, 2019, at the Medallion Club in Westerville, over 160 golfers participated in the event which was again presented by Byers Imports.  Congratulations to the winning foursome from event sponsor Vorys.

Thanks to all of our participants and sponsors.  We look forward to adding to our total funds donated next year during the fourth annual Papa John’s Charity Challenge to be held on Monday, August 24, 2020.

Nearly $17,000 donated to the Janis Foligno Foundation in 2018-19

Nearly $17,000 donated to the Janis Foligno Foundation in 2018-19

Papa John’s Columbus is proud to announce a total donation of $16,960 to the Janis Foligno Foundation for the 2018-19 Columbus Blue Jackets season.  Money was raised during the 2018-19 season through three ways:

  • $500 for every goal scored by Nick Foligno
  • A portion of the proceeds from every sale of a “Foligno’s Favorite” pizza
  • $0.71 donated for each use of special promo code FOLIGNO71 during the Blue Jackets playoffs

This donation of nearly $17,000 pushes the historical total donations by Papa John’s Columbus to the Janis Foligno Foundation to over $65,000.

The Janis Foligno Foundation is devoted to fundraising for the fight against cancer, with efforts to invest the money they raise into research projects, treatment care, support efforts and innovative studies. The Foundation works closely with local organizations to ensure the funding is used to bring us closer to finding a cure.  The Foundation was started in 2009 by Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno and family after Nick’s mother, Janis, lost her battle with breast cancer.

To learn more about the Janis Foligno Foundation, visit their website here: Janis Foligno Foundation

WESTERVILLE COMMUNITY BOWL-A-THON

Papa John’s helps the 2019 Westerville Community Bowl-A-Thon Make a Striking Difference in Their Community.

Westerville, Ohio – February, 2019:  Westerville community members are gearing up for another fun filled day of bowling and raising money for a good cause.  The 19th annual Westerville Bowl-A-Thon, is being held on February 16, 2019 at the Columbus Square Bowling Palace. Spots are filling up for the Executive and Principal bowling challenge and for team bowling.

This fun, friendly and sometimes competitive afternoon of bowling hosted by combined efforts of the Westerville Scholarship Foundation, the Westerville Education Foundation and the Westerville Symphony at Otterbein University serves as the largest fundraiser benefiting Westerville students.  The three non – profit organizations utilize funds generated from the Bowl-A-Thon to fund scholarships to students of all ages, provide grants to educators and offer musical performances and classroom programs in the Westerville schools.

It is not too late to register a team or make a donation.  Bowl-A-Thon teams of  five will receive two games of bowling, complimentary shoe rental and event t-shirts in exchange for a $150 contribution to the event.  Executive bowlers for a contribution of $500 have an opportunity to compete against community leaders and business owners.  No experience necessary just a desire to help out your community and have some fun. Team bowling flights start at 11:00 and 2:00.   Register or donate today at www.westervillebowlathon.com/register/. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by the IRS.

The Westerville Bowl-A-Thon thanks the Westerville Amateur Soccer Association (WASA) for their continued support and being its presenting sponsor.

Other Westerville Bowl-A-Thon Sponsors Include

Alliance Data, Ohio Health Westerville Medical Campus, Rick Rano, Papa Johns, Nichols & Co., CPA’s, TRIAD Architects, Henry Painting, Human Resource Services, Ultimax Inc., Capstone Financial Consultants

JOHNCOL, INC., LOCAL PAPA JOHN’S FRANCHISEE ANNOUNCES PAPA JOHN’S CHARITY CHALLENGE RESULTS

The Central Ohio franchisee group, hosted its second annual Papa John’s Charity Challenge Golf outing at the Medallion Club in Westerville, Ohio on Monday August 27, 2018. The outing raised over $100,000 bringing our two year total to over $190,000.

One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Hospital – Arthur G. James and Richard J. Solove Research Institute OSUCCC – James. The OSUCCC – James is helping to advance cancer research for all cancers through ground-breaking projects, innovative ideas, novel therapies, and other initiatives to more quickly improve patient treatments and outcomes.

 

“Our success could not have been achieved without the support from our sponsors, golfers, volunteers and communities” said Charles Burris, Vice President/Operating Partner for Johncol, Inc; “the commitment to our event is a truly humbling.” The guest speaker at the event, David Cohn, MD, Chief Medical Officer, OSUCCC – James had this to say about the event, “What has been established with the Papa John’s Charity Challenge in only two years is astounding and I was honored to be a part of this great day. Funds raised by our supporters in the community are critical to advancing our cancer program at the OSUCCC – James and we are so grateful to the Charity Challenge for stepping up in a big way to join us in our goal of a cancer-free world.” #beatcancer

The third annual Papa John’s Charity Challenge will be on Monday August 26, 2019, at the Medallion Club in Westerville, Ohio.

Johncol, Inc. the franchise group for Papa John’s Pizza is based in Columbus with 27 franchise locations headed up by Founder Allen Hertzman and Vice President/Operating Partner Charles Burris. Johncol, Inc. opened their first store in Columbus, Ohio on Bethel Road in 1991. Johncol, Inc. continues to be an active member of Central Ohio communities; this involvement and dedication was recognized in 2016 when they received the Humanitarian of the Year award by Papa John’s International.

For more information or to schedule an interview with Charles Burris, please contact:

Craig Smith at 740-549-2201 ext 2007 or craig@papajohnscolumbus.com

PAPA JOHN’S PRESENTS CHECK TO JANIS FOLIGNO FOUNDATION

At the last home game of the regular season, Papa John’s of Central Ohio presented a check to the Janis Foligno Foundation in the amount of $15,250. However this year the presentation had a little extra, with Captain Nick Foligno accepting the check on behalf of the foundation.

This donation is a combination of Nick’s goals this year and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the Defender pizza during the hockey season. All donations will be given to the Janis Foligno Foundation, an organization that supports local charities and research projects committed to finding a cure for cancer, and which provide care and treatment to those battling the disease.

And as the Jackets head into the postseason Papa John’s is doubling down to fight cancer! For each goal Nick scores during the postseason, we will donate $1,000 to the Janis Foligno Foundation!

GO JACKETS!

PROUD SUPPORTER OF THE BUCKEYE CRUISE FOR CANCER

We did it….. Three million dollars…look out cancer! We are coming for you!

The 11th Buckeye Cruise For Cancer raised a record-breaking $3 Million for the cause! This cruise is about an all-out effort of staff, sponsors, volunteers, survivors, James staff and doctors, athletes, coaches, musicians, alumni cheer, alumni band and most of all the cruisers! It takes ALL of us!

The Buckeye Cruise For Cancer, which benefits the Urban & Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center — Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, has raised more than $15 million since 2008 for cancer research. The Buckeye Cruise is finalizing the 2019 sailing date and will be forthcoming. For future announcements, visit www.buckeyecruiseforcancer.com

LOCAL PAPA JOHN’S® FRANCHISEE, JOHNCOL, INC. ANNOUNCES THEIR CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP WITH COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS CAPTAIN, NICK FOLIGNO

Columbus, Ohio, November 8, 2017 – Charles Burris, Vice President/Operating Partner, is pleased to announce a continued multi-year partnership with Nick Foligno, Columbus Blue Jackets Captain.

“I’m so proud to be teaming up again with Papa Johns,” said Foligno. “Their efforts in the fight against cancer and helping the Janis Foligno Foundation continue our work is truly appreciated. I look forward to helping my team on the ice by scoring many goals, which in return will help so many off the ice because of Papa John’s gracious commitment to our fight against cancer.”
As part of the partnership, for every goal Nick scores, Papa John’s Pizza will donate $500 during the regular season and $1,000 for playoff goals, with a minimum donation of $15,000. All donations will be given to the Janis Foligno Foundation, an organization that supports local charities and research projects committed to finding a cure for cancer, and which provide care and treatment to those battling the disease. Additionally, Papa John’s will be featuring Foligno in several advertising mediums including some new entertaining television commercials to air during the Blue Jackets season.
Papa John’s has partnered with Nick Foligno, Blue Jackets Foundation, and the Janis Foligno Foundation in past seasons. This continued partnership will help contribute even more toward the fight against cancer.

“We have had a fantastic partnership with Nick for years now,” said Burris, “we’ve had a lot of fun with the fans and have raised over $70,000 for the fight against cancer and children’s charities. Nick is a class act and we are excited to continue our partnership.”
Johncol, Inc. the franchise group for Papa John’s Pizza is based in Columbus with 28 franchise restaurants headed up by Founder Allen Hertzman and Vice President/Operating Partner Charles Burris. The Johncol team was named the Humanitarian of the year for 2016 by Papa John’s International. In 2010, Johncol received the prestigious award of Franchisee of the year and has been selected a National finalist three of the last six years for their outstanding operations. Papa John’s is the official pizza partner of the Columbus Blue Jackets. For more information about the company visit Papa John’s of Columbus at www.papajohnscolumbus.com.
Also visit us on Facebook at https://facebook.com/papajohnscolumbus or Twitter at https://twitter.com/papajohnscbus.

If you would like more information or want to schedule an interview with Charles Burris, please contact:

Julie Kooser at 740-549-2201 ext 2007 or julie@papajohnscolumbus.com

LOCAL PAPA JOHN’S FRANCHISEE EARNS TOP NATIONAL HONOR

Johncol Inc. is named Humanitarian of the Year

The Central Ohio franchise group for Papa John’s has been honored and awarded the company’s prestigious title of Humanitarian of the Year for 2016 at the Papa John’s worldwide Operators Convention in Colorado Springs CO. on May 23.

Johncol, Inc., is Columbus-based with 28 franchise restaurants headed up by Franchisee Allen Hertzman and Vice President / Operating Partner Charles Burris, received the award from Papa John’s founder John Schnatter in recognition of Johncol’s outstanding community and philanthropic efforts throughout central Ohio.

“Johncol, Inc. has been so thoughtful in contributing to the community with their many philanthropic efforts,” said John Schnatter, Papa John’s Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “This franchisee is an excellent role model for the entire Papa John’s system and it is an honor to recognize their efforts.”

“We are so thankful for our customers and our philanthropic partners throughout the community. They are the ones that make our efforts possible”, said Charles Burris, Vice President and Operating Partner for Johncol, Inc.. “We are so proud to have received this world-wide recognition from Papa John’s International”.

Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world’s third-largest pizza delivery company. For 15 of the past 17 years, consumers have rated Papa John’s No. 1 in customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John’s is the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football League, the Official Pizza of Major League Baseball and the Official Pizza Partner of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA). For more information about the company or to order pizza online, visit Papa John’s at www.papajohns.com.

The Johncol team received the prestigious award of Franchisee of the year 2010 and was selected as Division Franchisee winner and National finalist three of the last 5 years for their outstanding operations. For more information about Johncol, Inc, visit www.papajohnscolumbus.com.

If you would like more information or to schedule an interview with Charles Burris please contact Julie Kooser at julie@papajohnscolumbus.com.

 

Win a Pizza Party with Ethan Finlay

 

Ethan Finlay of Columbus Crew SC was at our Sancus location on Wednesday May 17th to kick off our Sweepstakes promotion which includes one lucky fan winning a pizza party with their friends and Ethan!

While at our store Ethan meet fans and made his first Papa John’s pizza! He enjoyed his pizza making experience and fans enjoyed meeting him. He was a good sport even though is pizza was not up to Papa John’s standard!

Columbus Crew SC social media team was on hand to capture Ethan’s pizza fun on Facebook Live. We have added the video to our website under the Videos tab. Check out the video to see if this attempt was successful!

Also follow @ColumbusCrewSC on Twitter over the next few w for a chance to win a Pizza Party with Ethan and your friends.