For his first home football game, Columbia, S.C., student Terence Frechette needed to arrive to school that morning wearing a dress shirt and tie. One problem: Terence didn’t know how to tie a tie. It’s a skill his father would have taught him, but he was currently deployed.
Ten people, three bedrooms, one bathroom. Such was life growing up for John Starr. In the tiny home, Starr shared his bedroom mattress with a brother, while three other brothers slept in the bunks below. “It was pretty cramped,” concedes Starr, now 33, who is the local franchise Operator of Chick-fil-A Snellville, just outside Atlanta.
Finding a Halloween activity the whole family will love can seem like a scary task. Luckily, Chick-fil-A restaurants make it easy for everyone to get in on the Halloween fun. From pop-up pumpkin patches to trunk-or-treats, sometimes the perfect activity is right around the corner at your closest Chick-fil-A!
The next time you order your favorite Chick-fil-A salad or a side of Mac & Cheese, it may look a little different. No need to worry – you’ll find the same juicy chicken, fresh produce or creamy cheese blend inside, but the packaging you’re accustomed to is getting a makeover.
Does this sound familiar? You’re a busy parent waiting in line to order lunch for your family, but your kids are all too eager to get to the playground. Or maybe you want dessert after you finish your meal but want to keep your table since you’re enjoying the conversation with some friends.
For Shelly Young, Operator of Chick-fil-A Marbach at 410, in San Antonio, Texas, working with young people is not only a part of her and her husband Jack’s daily life in the restaurant—it’s their passion. So, when they first discovered the opportunity to start a Chick-fil-A Leader Academy program in their community, they jumped at the chance.
A room of 30 high school students watches a video explaining how to lead by serving others. This sparks a classroom discussion where students share stories about times when they have experienced the power of giving back. The class then brainstorms some ways they can give back to their community right now.