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Chick-fil-A countdown on

RINCON --  Chick-fil-A will open its first Rincon restaurant  March 28, bringing its handcrafted food and award-winning customer service, commitment to community engagement and hands-on mentoring for 120 newly hired team members.

Local franchise owner and operator Jason Counselman is inviting residents to join in the opening festivities at his new restaurant at 5438 Ga. Hwy 21 South by participating in a community celebration that has been a 15-year Chick-fil-A tradition. Chick-fil-A’s First 100 celebration has given away more than $36 million.

First 100 Campout event

The overnight First 100 Campout party includes fun, engaging activities for participant who also enjoy Chick-fil-A meals throughout the countdown to the opening. Registration begins in the restaurant parking lot at 6 p.m., March 27. Details include:

·         Up to 100 adults will win a digital offer card with a year of free Chick-fil-A meals (52 meals with each consisting of a Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich, medium Waffle Potato Fries and a medium beverage).

·         The community event is open to guests surrounding the restaurant with a list of eligible zip codes and complete rules found at

·         Prizes will be awarded shortly before 6 a.m., March 28, with the restaurant to open shortly afterward.