1995--that was the first year a grassroots movement led by herds of black and white cows hit the national scene. Unified in their message, the organized Holsteins have spent the last two decades asking Americans to put down their burgers.
As a little girl growing up 30 minutes outside the Cherry Blossom lined streets of the nation’s capital, Jessie Chesson has always been captivated by the seasonally pink city. “I have always loved Washington, D.C. The rich culture, the arts community, the diverse people from all over the world coming to visit the Smithsonian, or the Kennedy Center,” says Chesson. “There’s no other place like it.”
Imagine you just moved into a new neighborhood. You’re excited, a little nervous, and you can’t wait to meet the neighbors. That’s exactly how Chick-fil-A franchise owners feel as they anticipate the grand opening of their new restaurants.
For the second year in a row, Chick-fil-A Operator Adaobi Gwacham has big plans for the first day of January, when parade-goers line up outside her door in the early-morning hours before the flower-covered floats, horses and bands come marching down Colorado Boulevard.