AUBURN, Mass. — McDonald's in Auburn celebrated its 40th year with a new look after the restaurant on Auburn Street got a facelift this month.
In honor of the new look for the golden arches, McDonald’s restaurant representatives and staff celebrated the grand reopening Wednesday with community members.
“We’re changing with the times – and we never stop looking for ways to improve,” McDonald’s of Auburn representative Mark Birch. said “This new McDonald’s speaks to the needs of our customers and our community. We want our customers to enjoy every part of the McDonald’s experience.”
To mark the occasion, McDonald's held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Ronald McDonald and a performance by the Auburn High School Jazz Band.
"These guys have been a great part of Auburn," Selectman Steve Simonian said.
McDonalds has provided a nice environment for families to bring their children and "feel like they're home as well," said Ana Morena, supervisor of the Auburn restaurant.
The all-new McDonald’s of Auburn boasts new features inside and out, including a double-lane drive-through. Modern interior features and contemporary décor, including flat screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, create a welcoming atmosphere for customers to dine and relax.
Auburn High School, just a short distance away, has been a big supporter of the restaurant, Morena said. As a way to give back, McDonald's donated $500 to the school's band.