Culver's of Sun Prairie to donate 50 percent of sales to...

On Tuesday, the Culver's in Sun Prairie will host 'Cory Barr Family Share Day.' From 10:00 A.M. to midnight. 50% of the sales will go to the family. Barr is being called a hero after responding immediately to the call from the fire station to come in and assist.Governor Scott Walker said "It is a tragedy because of his death, but he is without a doubt a hero. There's no doubt looking at that site had they not evacuated those people...the tragedy of one would have been far greater."The 34-year-old Barr was helping evacuate civilians and workers at the time of the explosion. He leaves behind a wife and three one-year-old daughters.

Culver's Crew Challenge Regional Champions Announced!

​Congrats to #343 Kokomo, IN for making it to the top 44 restaurants in the Culver's Crew Challenge! 

Culver's Franchisee Turned After School Job Into a Career

For our team members, working at Culver’s is not just a job but an opportunity for a successful career. LaVonne Daveler began working at Culver’s of Sun Prairie, WI when she was just 14 years old, and she is now the owner of Culver’s of Cape Coral, FL – SW Pine Island Road. As a teenager, LaVonne enjoyed the friendly and supportive atmosphere that working at Culver’s offered her. “I loved the hospitality. It truly is like a family. Being that it was my first job, everyone was so...

Sun Prairie Culver's hosts July 17 Share Day

​Since opening the doors of the first restaurant in 1984, Culver’s has been committed to being an active member in its local community. On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, Culver’s of Sun Prairie, 1501 W. Main St., will carry on that tradition by donating a portion of its sales to raise funds for Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department between 10 a.m. and midnight. Fifty percent of sales from this day will go to the Barr and Welsh families who are dealing with life-changing circumstances.

Culver's raises more than $16K for families of Cory Barr, Ryan...

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - Culver’s of Sun Prairie has raised more than $16,000 for the family of Capt. Cory Barr and Ryan Welch. The restaurant is donating 50 percent of its sales Tuesday to the families for a "Culver’s Cares Share Day" from 10 a.m. to midnight. The restaurant is located at 1501 W. Main St. "We’re proud to call Sun Prairie home and doing our part to help just feels right," said store owner Duane Sprecher. "We strive to make a difference in the community we share with so many others, and working with Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department allows us to help support individuals and families in our area."

Owners of Culver's in Portage honored for child advocacy

On the same day Portage Culver’s owners and brothers Chad Stevenson and Jeff Liegel received a child advocacy award from the Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators, they held fundraisers for Future Farmers of America at all 19 of their locations. Culver’s that night, unrelated to the WASDA honor, contributed $1 to FFA programs for every scoop of ice cream sold, raising about $10,000, Liegel estimated...

Culver's adds its fourth restaurant in Manatee on State Road 64

BRADENTON -- A Wisconsin company that develops Culver's restaurants has purchased property for its newest restaurant in Manatee County. S&L Properties paid $1.3 million for 3.2 acres of vacant land at 4714 S.R. 64 on April 29, according to county property records. Long part of a much larger set of properties largely developed as the 64 Business Center, the road-fronting parcel was approved for development last month and the Bradenton City Council signed off...

Culver's Restaurant is Building 1st St. Petersburg Location

​The fourth Culver's restaurant in Pinellas County is slated to open at 498 91st Ave. on the Fourth Street N corridor by mid-June, franchise owner Matt Stuligross said. Culver's, known for its frozen custards and butter burgers, operates 35...

Wis. restaurant raises funds for victims of Sun Prairie explosion

The Culver's in Sun Prairie donated 50 percent of Tuesday's sales to the Barr and Welch families, and some special people came out to show their support.Captain Cory Barr's widow Abby was there along with recovering firefighter Ryan Welch, joining hundreds of others after the community was rocked by last week's explosion downtown. Barr expressed her gratitude to all who showed up. "It’s a great support. There’s been a huge turnout, a lot of people here. I had a lot of people come up and say things to Ryan and myself and to the fire team that is here...

Portage Culver's closed for major renovation; to reopen Oct. 12

​For the next week or so, the flavor of the day at the Portage Culver’s restaurant is “pardon our dust.” The restaurant at 2733 New Pinery Road is closed until Oct. 12 for top-to-bottom remodeling. The drive-through lane and most of the parking area have become construction zones for a major remodel that will change the restaurant’s exterior appearance, and...

S & L Companies - The Franchisee

The Franchise: The Culver family opened the first Culver’s restaurant in 1984 in Sauk City. Thirty-five years later, Prairie du Sac-based Culver Franchising System LLC has grown to more than 700 franchise locations in 25 states, including more than 50 throughout southeastern Wisconsin. Portage-based S&L Cos. is the largest franchise group for Culver’s, operating 33 locations, with five more being developed, in Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan and Florida. It owns two, soon-to-be three, locations in Kenosha...

Culver’s donates to Sun Prairie FFA Chapter

Sun Prairie FFA Advisor Krist Kvalheim (left) accepted a $532.25 donation from Duane Sprecher of the Sun Prairie Culver’s (right) along with Talen Burtard, chapter Parliamentarian; Benjamin Plesh, Sentinel; and Gabriela Strobel, chapter Secretary.

Police issue traffic advisory for Culver's benefit

Sun Prairie police issued a traffic advisory on July 17 for West Main Street from Walker Way to O'Keeffe Avenue. "A heavy traffic condition exists," police said in the Nixle alert posted at 5:26 p.m. "Expet delays through early evening." The possible cause could be greater-than-anticipated traffic generated by a benefit for the Cory Barr and Ryan Welch families by Culver's Frozen Custard, 1501 W. Main St.

First Culver’s in Lehigh plans to open next week

The new Culver's restaurant, located at 2511 Lee Blvd., is expected to open a few days after Thanksgiving, according to owner Justin Lawler. "We're tentatively looking at the 28th of November for opening to the public. If everything goes as scheduled we are planning a grand opening and ribbon cutting put on by the Greater Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce...

Culver's Crew Challenge Regional Finalists Announced!

​Congrats to all of the locations that have made it onto the Regional Finalist round! A special shout out to our locations: Sun Prairie #7, Mauston #12, Beaver Dam #20, Kenosha #68

Plainfield #108, Greenwood #229, Jenison #263, Mishawaka #297, Kokomo #343, Kenosha #459, Goshen #498, Fort Myers #510, Cape Coral #522, Bradenton #547, Pine Island #548, and Fort Myers Colonial #560! Great work! Best of luck to everyone advancing. 

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Culver's donates 50 percent of Tuesday's sales to Sun Prairie...

SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- Local businesses are helping people in Sun Prairie move forward from the tragedy. That includes the Culver's in Sun Prairie. Culver's is donating 50 percent of its sales on Tuesday to the Barr and Welch Families. Captain Cory Barr was killed in the gas main leak that lead to an explosion. Firefighter Ryan Welch was critically injured in that explosion. The Culver's on W. Main Street in Sun Prairie was packed all day and the dinner rush was so busy cars were lining up around the street. 

Local Culver's raises funds for Barr and Welch families

The Culver's in Sun Prairie donated 50 percent of Tuesday's sales to the Barr and Welch families, and some special people came out to show their support. Captain Cory Barr's widow Abby was there along with recovering firefighter Ryan Welch, joining hundreds of others after the community was rocked by last week's explosion downtown. Barr expressed her gratitude to all who showed up.

Grand Opening Of Culver's - Brownsburg

The cold, wind and rain did nothing to dampen those who had waited for the opening of the Brownsburg Culver’s. Seating area packed, drive thru lines long, but service and food quality was as if this location had been open for quite some time.As we briefly waited for our concretes to be delivered, the owner Jared Goodnight introduced himself and welcomed us to his store.  Jared mentioned he and his wife recently moved to Brownsburg.  He was very pleased with...

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