Quarterly E- News Tag

By Kelly Rodenberg As the temperature increases and summer approaches, you would think that the AKFCF workload might cool down and allow for time off for fun and sun. Well, the work heats up too. We have been busy with completing items/tasks on the AKFCF strategic plan, creating an agenda for our summer Top to Top meeting with KFC corporate, planning for the AKFCF fall board...

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By Kelly Rodenberg It’s hard to believe that only two short months ago we were all together at the 2024 Convention in Las Vegas. After each Convention concludes, we send out a survey to the attendees to help us assess what worked well and what we need to improve on. This feedback helps us as we begin to prepare for the next Convention. Yes, we have...

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By Deborah Lundie Southern California has faced the current increase of our minimum wage workers to $20 last month. We have been working on ways to implement this increase as well as keep our profits increasing as well. There have been many hours of discussion and brainstorming during the past months and we are confident our stores will still flourish with proper planning and strategic implementation...

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By JoAnna Mueller A new Department of Labor rule has been released. We have previewed its possibility when it was announced as a proposed rule last August. The new rule raises the salary threshold under which salaried employees are eligible for overtime in two stages. Effective July 1, 2024, the salary threshold will increase to the equivalent of an annual salary of $43,888, or $844 a...

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By Shane Lovato Over the past year, the Southwest region has seen remarkable growth, not only in the establishment of new stores but also in our membership base, which has expanded by 30 percent compared to previous years. This significant increase underscores the power of a collaborative environment. Looking ahead, the remainder of the year promises to be bustling as we prepare for our upcoming Spring ARL/RGM...

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By Kelly Rodenberg Did you miss the "Reaching Impossible" Convention last month in Las Vegas? Or want to relive some of the special moments? Well, if so, here are ways you can see the highlights: • AKFCF’s FB page – pictures of the Convention are now posted. • AKFCF’s Website – Go to the 2024 Convention page to see AKFCF President, Justin Stewart’s Opening Keynote • For videos of our...

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By JoAnna Mueller Dan Gans will be giving updates at the AKFCF Convention this week! On Thursday, March 20, Dan will be giving a policy update to the Regional Break-Out sessions. It will be a chance to hear about the most pressing legislative and regulatory issues facing AKFCF. He’ll go over how we are approaching them as a GAC. He will also take questions if there...

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By Kelly Rodenberg We look forward to welcoming you to Las Vegas this week for the 2024 AKFCF Annual Convention at the ARIA Resort & Casino! The following are important details as you prepare for your departure to the city that never sleeps. After completing your hotel check-in, please visit us on Tuesday from 11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the AKFCF Attendee Registration Desk on the...

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By Kevin Schlutz Can you believe it’s been almost 5 years since the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest regions merged into the Greater Midwest? How time flies when you’re pre-occupied with business issues and pandemics. Unfortunately, even though we’ve had some great conventions and Super Regional meetings since then, we have never had a meeting within the region since that merger. First, COVID got in the...

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By Shannon Prendiville Registration is open now! The Northwest KFC Franchisee Association is excited to announce our Spring Meeting and Celebration. Northwest & Southwest Regions are joining forces again and are set to return to exciting Las Vegas. We’re also expecting several appearances from the Greater Midwest region. We’ll be at the Flamingo Hotel during our May 7-9 event — “The Power of You.” We have a...

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