Quarterly E- News Tag

By Kelly Rodenberg Sunday, February 26th JW Marriott JW Grand Ballrooms 1 – 4, 4th Floor 3:00 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. Happy People = Happy Guests: Our Secret Recipe for Driving Sales & Transactions When we think of growing our brand, restaurant culture and the Team Member (TM) experience are not often first thoughts. However, data shows it has a huge impact on our guest experience and business results. Join the...

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By Amber Peoples Barely into the start of a new Congress, the U.S. House of Representatives has already made history with elections for Speaker of the House. Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, the House Republican leader in the previous session, knew he faced an uphill battle as he sought the top position in the House. A small group of Republicans in the House were vocal about their...

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By Kelly Rodenberg On Sunday, February 26th much of the KFC Family will arrive in Austin, Texas for the 2023 Annual Convention. Since registration first opened back in September, we recently made a few changes to the schedule. Please see the new agenda below: AKFCF 2023 Annual Convention Proposed Agenda as of 1/16/2023Saturday, February 251:00 pm – 4:00 pmAKFCF EC Meeting4:00 pm – 6:00 pmRegional Secretaries...

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By Tony Cameron When you think of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, you might think of The Little League World Series or great craft beer. But when members of the Northeast Region think of Williamsport, we think of our favorite son, AKFCF President Keith Cole. We wanted to take this opportunity to give Keith a shout out and thank him for all he has done for the Northeast Family and...

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By Jennifer Thomas The full swing of the holiday season is always accompanied by hustle and bustle. It may seem like a quiet time for the associations, but the association elves are actively engaged in the background preparing for 2023. We are learning a new registration platform, securing venues, planning meetings, and working together for the benefit of our members.  The SEKFCFA is looking forward to coming...

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By Amber Peoples On Thursday, December 15, Congress passed a one-week stopgap spending bill to avoid a partial government shutdown. This follows the announcement by Senate and House Appropriations Committee leaders that a bipartisan framework agreement has been reached for an omnibus package. The spending bill, which will fund federal agencies through the end of the fiscal year in September 2023, is estimated to total around...

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By Kelly Rodenberg As you begin to wind down for the holidays and New Year, I hope this notice finds you content and well. The holiday season can mean different things to different people, as it can represent wonderful and joyful memories, or it may be overwhelming and lonely. My heart recognizes and empathizes with those experiencing hardships and mixed emotions this holiday season. Somewhere in...

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By Amber Peoples With the 2022 midterm voting over a week past and the final results trickling in, Republicans will officially take control of the House of Representatives in the new Congress. Democrats will again maintain control in the Senate by a narrow majority, guaranteeing a divided Congress and a complication to the Biden administration’s agenda for at least the next two years. As of the writing...

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By Kelly Rodenberg With Thanksgiving in our midst, we are reminded that this is the time of year for giving thanks. There are many important people in our lives we are grateful and thankful for. While the first ones to come to mind are usually our family and friends, as managers and leaders, there is no better time than the holidays to show your gratitude and...

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By Deborah Ossanlo Our regional Spring Managers Meeting 2022 in May was a great success since it was our first in-person meeting since the pandemic began! Vendors were excited to meet franchisees and talk about enhancing the brand with their products and services. Our Fall Meeting 2022 is coming up in a few days with our region and the Northwest combining efforts again for a spectacular...

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