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LouisvilleKY’s KFC has a name for your new baby

The first baby born on the Colonel’s birthday (Sept. 9) and named Harland will win a college donation. LOUISVILLE, Ky./PRNewswire/ — Kentucky Fried Chicken® is celebrating its founder Colonel Harland Sanders’ 128th birthday in the best way possible – by launching a contest to inspire the next generation of Harlands. According to the U.S. Social Security Administration, “Harland” ranked #3,257 on the list of most common baby names for 2017. To honor the world’s most famous chicken salesman, continue his namesake and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs, KFC is offering a college donation to the first child born on the Colonel’s birthday (Sept. 9,…


Louisville-based KFC Brings Colonel Harland Sanders To Your GPS

LOUISVILLE, Ky., — As part of Colonel Harland Sanders’ comeback campaign, Kentucky Fried Chicken has partnered with Waze (http://www.waze.com), the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app, to give motorists a new voice option for their turn-by-turn directions. Now through August 16th, Wazers will be able to opt in to using The Colonel’s voice [http://origin-qps.onstreammedia.com/origin/multivu_archive/ENR/0-KFC-Waze-Colonel-Sanders.mp3] for navigation by clicking Settings -> Sound -> Voice Language -> Colonel Sanders. The voiceover includes Colonel-isms such as “Pothole on the road ahead. I’d fill it with gravy.” The Colonel will also guide Wazers’ to KFC restaurants that appear along their route. “In our…


Louisville-based Kentucky Fried Chicken Celebrates 75 Years

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – Seventy-five years ago a feisty 65-year-old chicken salesman (once a farmhand, an army mule-tender, a locomotive fireman, an aspiring lawyer, an insurance salesman, an amateur obstetrician, a political candidate and a ferryboat entrepreneur, among other professions) set out to give his neighbors the best fried chicken out there. A decade later that secret recipe and his finger lickin’ good® fried chicken made Colonel Sanders one of the most recognizable men in the world. “One of things that kept me going in those days was the conviction that my Kentucky Fried Chicken® was good—good for the restaurant owner and…