Richmond, Va.

MeadWestvaco directors declare quarterly dividend

MeadWestvaco Corp.’s directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of 25 cents per common share.

The payment of the dividend will be made Sept. 2 to shareholders of record at the close of business Aug.1.

Applebee’s supports Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Beginning Tuesday and spanning through July, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar franchisees will support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for the tenth straight year.

With a record $756,000 raised in 2013 and more than $4 million raised since 2005, more than 850 Applebee’s restaurants nationwide will work toward topping the $5 million mark in 2014.

Participating restaurants – which include the Altoona, Johnstown and State College locations – will raise funds in support of ALSF. Fundraising efforts, which vary by restaurant, include donating a portion of each lemonade sale (all varieties) through the restaurants’ Summer Squeeze promotion to ALSF.

Applebee’s guests may also have an opportunity to donate to ALSF through the purchase of a paper lemon in support of childhood cancer research.

Roaring Spring

McDonald’s to celebrate completion of renovation

McDonald’s of Roaring Spring will celebrate its grand reopening Tuesday and welcome customers into the remodeled restaurant located on East Main Street.

“The new design represents our guests’ changing tastes and demand for a more inviting, upscale dining experience,” said Joe Nyanko, owner/operator of McDonald’s of Roaring Spring in a statement. “We think our new look creates a relaxing atmosphere that increases convenience and complements our outstanding customer service.”

The modern new dining room now features community decor with a mural of the Roaring Spring Dam, updated seating options, new lighting fixtures and flat screen televisions.

The restaurant’s exterior features a new building shape accented with stone and a double-lane drive-through.