UPDATE: First 100 receive free meals for a year as Frankfort Chick-fil-A opens

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – The first Chick-fil-A in Frankfort is now open and ready for business.

After a night of off-and-on rain, the first 100 customers – who camped overnight in the restaurant’s parking lot – were ready to receive their free year of Chick-fil-A.

Chase Harper, the franchise owner, is still collecting children’s books through the end of the business on Thursday to benefit the Franklin County after school programs.

Also, there is a free breakfast giveaway of a three-count chicken minis at all Central Kentucky-area Chick-fil-A’s next Thursday, Aug. 11th from open until 10:30 a.m.


8/3/16 2:22 p.m.

Frankfort’s first Chick-fil-A is set to open on Thursday.

An overnight family-friendly “First 100” party popped up in the restaurant parking lot at 1300 U.S. Hwy 127 South Wednesday morning, 24 hours before their grand opening at 6:00 a.m., August 4.  The first 100 guests will receive a digital card that entitles them to a one-year supply of free Chick-fil-A meals, in the form of 52 meals of a Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich, medium Waffle Potato Fries and a medium drink.  As of 10:00 a.m., about 45 campers were already at the restaurant.

If you can’t make it to Frankfort for the grand opening, participating Central Kentucky Chick-fil-A restaurants are also getting in on the celebration, giving away a free, three-count Chick-n-Minis during breakfast hours on Aug. 11. One per customer while supplies last.

Franchise owner Chase Harper is also collecting new and gently used children’s book until 9:00 p.m. at the restaurant.  The donated books will be placed in a nearly 3-foot Book House to serve as a free library exchange. Since 2014, Chick-fil-A has collected more than 21,500 books which were donated to 132 local organizations in 37 states and Washington, D.C.

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