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9/19/2016 Ribbon Cutting
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Zaxby's Restaurant Opens in River Ridge

Zaxby’s Restaurant Opens in River Ridge

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN. (September 19, 2016) – Zaxby’s Restaurant celebrated its official grand opening at their 5430 E Hwy. 62 location in Jeffersonville, Monday, September 19 with a ribbon cutting hosted by One Southern Indiana (1si). The event was attended by Indiana State Senator Ron Grooms, Clark County Commissioner President Jack Coffman, 1si Membership Relations Manager, Danny James; 1si Ambassadors, staff and the public.

Zaxby’s newest 3200 sq. ft. location is owned by the Ayre Family. The River Ridge location has 60 employees, 20 full and 40 part-time. Founders are Gerry Ayres Sr., Todd Ayres and Gerry Ayres Jr. Their other locations are in Jeffersonville, New Albany and Indianapolis.

Zaxby’s is involved in the community and supports the Red Cross, local area schools and various other benefits.
Zaxby’s is open Monday through Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Serving hand breaded chicken tenders and prepared to order fresh salads.

Enjoying great chicken in an atmosphere where you could be yourself? That’s what childhood friends Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley wanted to achieve when they founded Zaxby’s back in the 1990s. Many years and locations later, Zaxby’s is still delivering on that promise: to serve delicious chicken fingers, wings, sandwiches and salads in a fun, offbeat atmosphere where we welcome customers as friends. As of September 2016, Zaxby’s has grown to more than 700 locations in 17 states and is headquartered in Athens, Georgia. For more information, visit or

One Southern Indiana (1si) was formed in July of 2006 as the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving Clark and Floyd Counties. 1si’s mission is to provide the connections, resources and services that help businesses innovate and thrive in the Southern Indiana/Louisville metro area.

Since its inception, the organization has evolved to include a three-prong approach to serve its members and investors. Business Resources, as the chamber side of the organization, encompasses membership, signature events and programs which support and encourage business growth; Economic Development works to grow the regional economy through the attraction of new commerce and assists with retention and expansion of existing businesses; Advocacy supports businesses at the government level by engaging in initiatives to preserve, protect and promote a business friendly environment free of obstacles to growth and development of commerce. For more information, visit