CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – An Ashtabula staple was 1 of the more new recipients of economic aid from a fund made by the sports and pop society running a blog corporation, Barstool Sports activities.
The Barstool Fund was created by the company’s owner, Dave Portnoy, with the target of aiding compact organization house owners throughout the state who have been impacted in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The family members who owns Ashtabula’s Lakeway Restaurant arrived at out to Portnoy to convey to him the story of how the eatery was opened in 1953 and the struggles they have confronted all through the wellbeing disaster.
“Ups and down, and what we’ve been by, it’s wonderful,” restaurant operator Dave DeGeorge said. “You just feel you are having forward of the sport and you get kicked back.”
Here’s online video of Portnoy, shared on Jan. 19, contacting DeGeorge, the owner of the many years-previous Lakeway Restaurant:
“That’s why people today are donating,” Portnoy mentioned. “Guys like you, they never want to see enterprises like this that have been around for so lengthy and by generations go absent.”
Given that launching, Portnoy has aided elevate over $34 million and supported at the very least 225 corporations with the Barstool Fund.
The Lakeway Restaurant, which serves principally Italian-American cuisine, is found at 729 Lake Ave in Ashtabula.
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