December 26 was a day that caused many of our North Texas neighbors heartache by way of a series of devastating tornadoes and ensuing storms and many unfortunate lost lives. This local tragedy spurred another “give back” program by Studio Movie Grill (SMG), a company that finds huge importance on working toward better and stronger communities.

This Thursday, January 7, SMG Plano will donate 10% of ALL purchases (food, beverage and tickets) made to support the American Red Cross Disaster Relief. However, SMG’s efforts in making a difference are even broader than Plano and spread to all of their DFW and Tyler locations. Make sure to pass the word on to friends in the area so they too can help.

After the devastation, Red Cross responded immediately. They opened eight shelters throughout Texas with a combined total of 623 overnight stays. Their work started within days of the tornadoes by helping those affected begin their path to recovery.


When: Thursday, January 7

Where: SMG Plano, 4721 W. Park Blvd., Plano, Texas

Studio Movie Grill (SMG)

Studio Movie Grill modernized the traditional movie-going experience by combining first-run movies with full-service, in-theater dining. Established in 2000, SMG has swiftly grown to 23 locations in 10 states. SMG, long considered the leader of in-theater dining exhibition, recently announced a major expansion initiative including openings of additional sites throughout the country and the renovations of existing theaters. These new locations will add over 35 screens and expand operations, ranking SMG the 20th largest exhibitor in the U.S.

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Colbea Smith

Colbea Smith is a young professional who grew up in Plano and loves the community she will always consider “home”. She is a proud alumna of Texas State University – Go Bobcats! – who spent most...