At this year’s Festival of the Bells, KFC sponsored, and Homer the Dog mascotted, the annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest that was held on Friday, July 3, during this year’s Festival of the Bells.
Homer the Dog, also the Highland County Chamber of Commerce mascot, was onsite July 3 to greet participants as well being available for pictures. During the festival weekend “Homer Fans” were also sold. All proceeds from the Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest and “Homer Fan” sales were donated to SATH/Kamp Dovetail.
The event raised $1,156 for Kamp Dovetail.
KAMP (Kids And Motivated People) Dovetail is a volunteer-run summer camp sponsored by Supplementary Assistance to The Handicapped (SATH), a non-profit organization. The camp is for children with disabilities in Highland and surrounding counties of Ohio.
Keith Chambers, a spokesperson, said, “We at KFC want to give back to our communities and help these wonderful organizations that have a need.”
AKFC is the world’s largest Quick Service Chicken restaurant featuring delicious entrees such as Colonel Sanders Original Recipe®, Extra Crispy™ and Kentucky Grilled Chicken and is headquartered in Louisville, KY.
Submitted by Krystal Weddington, Team Bagshaw marketing assistant.