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Smoothie King® Makes Splash with Grand Opening in Orlando

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Smoothie King® Makes Splash with Grand Opening in Orlando

New Winter Park Location to Host Fundraiser and Giveaways

Winter Park, Fla., (July 8, 2015) - Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., the leading smoothie franchise company with more than 700 stores worldwide, will open a new location at 2254 Aloma Avenue, Winter Park, Fla. The 900-square-foot space is the first of five stores that business partners and Smoothie King franchisees Barry Edwards and Christie Dornier will open in the next three years in the Orlando metro area.

On July 16, 2015, the new Winter Park Smoothie King store will host a fundraiser for the local Crosby YMCA; all smoothie sales, up to $1,500, will go back to the local YMCA. Then, on July 17, 2015, the new store will host a grand opening day that includes free Smoothie King t-shirts to the first 100 guests. In addition, attendees will have a chance to win a $250 “Smoothies for Summer” gift card.

“We are thrilled to bring Smoothie King to Winter Park,” said Christie Dornier, Winter Park franchisee for Smoothie King. “Our smoothies are the perfect fit for a community that aligns so well with our company’s mission of inspiring people to live a healthy and active lifestyle.”

Grand Opening Celebrations Schedule:

  • Thursday, July 16th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Smoothie King and Crosby YMCA Fundraiser
  • Friday, July 17th from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Smoothie King Grand Opening Day

All events will be hosted at the new Winter Park store located at: 2254 Aloma Avenue in Winter Park, Fla.

About Smoothie King Franchises Inc.

Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. is a privately held, New Orleans-area-based franchise company with more than 700 units worldwide. By creating each smoothie with a purpose, Smoothie King makes it simple and pleasurable for guests to achieve their individual health goals. The franchise also offers a number of healthy retail products, including sports beverages, energy bars, vitamins, supplements and more.

Smoothie King was founded in 1973 by Steve Kuhnau, whose mission was to help others achieve better health in a tasty way. In 1989, Smoothie King became the first smoothie franchise in the U.S. and currently operates in 33 states, the Caymans, Singapore and the Republic of Korea. In 2015, Smoothie King was ranked No. 1 by Entrepreneur magazine in the juice bar category for the 21st year and No. 79 overall on the 2015 Franchise 500 list. In 2014, Smoothie King partnered with the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association to launch the Smoothie King Center, a multi-purpose indoor arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. Visit or; engage on Facebook at; follow on Twitter at