Happy birthday Truett Cathy!
The Chick-fil-A founder, whose entrepreneurial journey began at age 8 with a front-yard Coca-Cola stand, continued with a paper route delivering the Atlanta Journal in the housing project where he grew up and has blossomed over decades of restaurant success into a No. 692 ranking on the most recent Forbes billionaire list, turns 90 today.
A black-tie gala celebrating his business acumen, philanthropic leadership and strong faith packed the Woodruff Arts Center Thursday night.
“I consider each one of you my friend, especially those of you who eat at Chick-fil-A!” Cathy said on the stage of Atlanta Symphony Hall, joined by his wife, Jeannette and family. “I’d like to invite you to my 100th birthday, which is coming up 10