Jackie Kemp of Arvada competes in a “Minute to Win It”-style game as she and about 100 others camped out at the new Chick-fil-A, 7809 Wadsworth Blvd., July 10 to win a year of free meals from the restaurant during its “First 100” event for the grand opening July 12. Kemp and a friend made their own Chick-fil-A-inspired T-shirts for “Cow Appreciation Day” July 12 as well.
Chik-fil-A opened its first restaurant in Arvada July 11. The restaurant, 7809 Wadsworth Blvd., is owned and operated by Sheri O’Leary and has a staff of about 80. A second Chik-fil-A is slated to open in Arvada in late October.
More than 100 people waited outside of the new Chick-fil-A, 7809 Wadsworth Blvd., at 6 a.m. July 11 as the restaurant chain opened its first restaurant in Arvada. About 100 people camped outside beginning at 6 a.m. July 10, not leaving the property for 24 hours, to win a year’s-worth of meals for free.
Eric Einarsen of Littleton shakes Chik-fil-A franchise owner and operator Sheri O’Leary’s hand as he receives a stack of 52 coupons for free meals during the grand opening of the Arvada location, 7809 Wadsworth Blvd., at 6 a.m. July 11. Einarsen camped out with a group of friends since 6 a.m. July 10 to be able to receive the coupons.
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