The grand opening of Maine’s first-ever Chick-fil-A restaurant this week in Bangor was an exciting event. And for its first 100 customers, it was also rewarding.
Residents from throughout northern and eastern Maine began lining up at 5:30 a.m. at the new store to a reserve a spot on charter buses and take part in a rewarding experience — a special road trip around Bangor, helping Chick-fil-A give back to the community at stops along the way.
The six-hour tour included a Hunger Project with Feeding Children Everywhere, where participants worked side-by-side to package a total of 10,080 healthy meals. Later that day, they got to deliver those meals personally to Bangor’s Hope House Health and Living Center.
Participants were also rewarded with free Chick-fil-A … for a year!
“This is something that we felt pretty passionate about when we came here, and we wanted to provide a platform for the community to come together and get out there and do some good service work for the local community,” Shultz explained.
He added, “The folks I met this morning are all super excited about being a part of this and have been thanking me for the opportunity. But really, I should be thanking them for just coming out and joining us and taking part in such a great service project.”
Watch this report from WABI TV and see for yourself what the day was all about.
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