Chick-fil-A set to open new location

SYLVANIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WTVG) - Chick-fil-A is set to launch its newest location in Sylvania just after Labor Day. The new restaurant is scheduled to open its doors on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017.

The grand opening celebration includes the chance for 100 adults to camp out, earning themselves a one-year supply of chicken for free. Participants will also help package 10,000 meals to benefit the Toledo Seagate Food Bank. People can also donate new and gently used children's book that will be given to Books 4 Buddies, which provides books to children in our community.

The grand opening celebration starts 24 hours before the store opens its doors. On Tuesday, Sept. 6, the family-friendly overnight camp out begins. The first 100 adults through the door get one year's worth of free Chick-fil-A meals. For rules about eligibility, click the "Opening Celebration" link on this page.

Franchise Owner Justin Amburgey currently operates the Airport Highway location in Holland. The new store is located northeast corner of Central Ave. and McCord Rd. It will create 100 new, full and part time jobs. For more information on how to apply, click the "Hiring Information" link on this page.

Chick-fil-A has been named one of the "best places to work" by Glassdoor. The company also offers the opportunity to earn college scholarships..

Chick-fil-A team members are also eligible for the chain's initiative, Remarkable Futures, which provides $4.9 million in annual scholarships. Having awarded nearly $38 million since 1973, scholarships are available in three categories, ranging from $2,500 to $25,000, based on leadership, community involvement and academic achievement. Over the years, the restaurant company, which employs more than 75,000 individuals through both corporate positions and franchised locations, has provided almost $38 million to help its team members pay for college.

"We're honored to be recognized as a top workplace and know that team members will find the same opportunities for growth and leadership at our new location at Central and McCord," said Amburgey. "We encourage community members who are passionate about serving the freshest food in a friendly environment to interview to join our team."