President Biden and the White House’s new tie to Denny’s Restaurant is bigger than the All American Slam
Denny’s is pleased to announce that the White House is presenting Brenda Lauderback, Chair of the Board of Directors of Denny’s, with its Lifetime Achievement Award on May 9 at the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, Carolina from South.
Ms. Lauderback is receiving this presidential recognition for her decades-long commitment to building stronger communities through volunteerism. It is the highest civilian volunteer honor bestowed by the President of the United States. Congressman James E. Clyburn (D.-SC) and Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg will attend and Dr. Kim Cliett Long will present the award on behalf of the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation and the Office of the President of the United States. . Ms. Lauderback was nominated for the award by renowned artist and Arts Ambassador for the City of Charleston, Mr. Jonathan Green.
“I am honored by this recognition from President Joe Biden and grateful to Jonathan for nominating me for this prestigious award,” Ms. Lauderback said. “It has been my life’s work to engage in meaningful service that makes a difference in solving some of the most pressing challenges that individuals and communities across the country face every day.”
Ms. Lauderback is a member of the boards of Sleep Number and Wolverine Worldwide. In addition, she is one of the National Association of Corporate Directors’ Top 100 Directors. She is on the National Restaurant News’ Power List of Most Influential People in the Restaurant Industry and one of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Women in Business America. She has also been recognized for her leadership in numerous publications, including Ebony, Jet, Essence, Black Enterprise and Forbes. In the community, she is a member of Links, Incorporated, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, CHUMS, and The Girlfriends, Incorporated.
The President’s Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2003 by executive order of President George W. Bush for individuals who have volunteered more than 4,000 hours of service to communities across the country. It was created after 9/11 to recognize Americans’ service and civic contributions to their local communities.
Denny’s Corporation is the franchisor and operator of one of America’s largest franchised full-service restaurant chains, based on restaurant count. As of March 30, 2022, Denny’s had 1,643 franchised, licensed and corporate restaurants worldwide, including 153 restaurants in Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Philippines, New Zealand, Honduras, United Arab Emirates, in Costa Rica, Guam and Guatemala. , El Salvador, Indonesia and the United Kingdom. For more information about Denny’s, including press releases, please visit the Denny’s website at www.dennys.com