Media reports says the new Chick-fil-A in Portage has set a date to open for business

Circle February 23rd, that date coming from a spokeswoman for the company. MLive says the franchisee, WMU alum Idris Rashid is in the area, actively hiring staff the chicken sandwich restaurant.

Based on reports from Grand Rapids, customers will start camping out on Feb. 22nd to participate in a company promotion.

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