Rumors have been swirling around The Education Community that this promotion is, well, a rumor. But the Starbucks Blog, Ideas in Action, confirms the giveaway here. Present your Teacher ID at your local Starbucks every Monday in September--starting today--and get your free Cup o' Joe.
That is, of course, if you can find a Starbucks. The once ubiquitous Coffee Casbah closed 600 stores nationwide in July, according to The Chicago Tribune. We think, however, that the Seattle-based Starbucks is Trending (love to sprinkle our rhetoric with pompous business reporting terms, on occasion) the opposite way in our area. We already had 4 of the Caffeine Citadels within a 5-mile radius. Apparently, that wasn't enough. Starbucks recently opened a cafe in our local grocery store!
Not to bite the hand that feeds us. Now we just add a Decaf Grande Skim Latte to our shopping list.