Latest KFC Corporation Stories

2009-06-30 08:00:00

Popular KFC Hitmaker Song Contest Returns to Recognize Everyday Pride in Community LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary lyricist MC Lyte and chart topper David Banner will add sizzle to KFC's search for the next hot musician in this year's "Hitmaker" song contest, now in its third year. All aspiring musicians are invited to submit their hottest beats to win national exposure and great prizes as part of KFC's Pride 360 program. The grand prize winner will receive a "Hitmaker"...

2009-06-09 08:43:00

To Celebrate Its Grilled Menu, KFC Teams with MySpace to Cook Up Nationwide Quest to Find the Ultimate KGC Fan and Possible New Brand Icon LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colonel needs a counterpart. For 65-plus years, the image of Colonel Sanders has represented Kentucky Fried Chicken. Now KFC embarks on a worldwide search, with online partner MySpace, to identify a new iconic face for the brand's revolutionary new Kentucky Grilled Chicken (KGC). The search for the ultimate...

2009-03-25 08:00:00

In Honor of its Freshly Delivered and Prepared Fried Chicken on the Bone, KFC Becomes First-Ever Corporate Sponsor of 'Fresh'ly Repaired Potholes in U.S. Cities Kentucky Fried Chicken Asks Mayors to Nominate U.S. Cities for KFC-Branded Pothole Repair LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than half a century, KFC has "filled up" its fans with the Colonel's world famous, freshly prepared fried chicken. Today, in a marketing first, KFC is celebrating its continued dedication to...

2009-01-06 08:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In celebration of being the NFL's first "Official Wing Sponsor" of the NFL Playoffs and Super Bowl, KFC will make a six-figure charity donation if teams go deep into the playbook and successfully "wing" a Hail Mary(1) pass this postseason. If a team "wings it" and completes a Hail Mary pass on the final play of an upcoming NFL Divisional or Conference Championship Playoff game, KFC will donate $125,000 in the names of the...

2008-10-29 09:00:20

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the recent launch of Guitar Hero(R) World Tour and KFC's branded in-game integration and on-cup video game promotion, KFC has enlisted Guitar Hero(R) expert Dave Barley to challenge other video game rock stars around the world for a shot at rock game glory. Gamers who think they've got the hot licks to out-jam Barley on Guitar Hero World Tour can enter the "KFC Rocks" contest* for the chance to win a year's supply of KFC Original...

2008-09-18 12:00:25

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than six decades ago, Colonel Harland Sanders rocked the world with his now famous finger-lickin' Original Recipe(R). Today, KFC is creating another original hit with a branded integration and promotional giveaways surrounding America's most anticipated video game launch. In conjunction with the October unveiling of Activision's Guitar Hero(R) World Tour, fans nationwide will be able to register online beginning Oct. 26 for a chance...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.