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Medifast's New Parking Spots Encourage Healthier Choices »

November 26, 2014 at 6:25AM PST | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers
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New #BestSpot Fitness Initiative Challenges the Community to Be More Active During Winter Holidays
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, weight-loss and healthy living products and programs, announces the launch of its #BestSpot in the Lot health and wellness initiative. The #BestSpot fitness campaign will inspire the community to become more active by rethinking the common view that the closest parking spaces are the best.
As a part of the campaign, Medifast has redesigned parking spaces farthest away from storefronts at local shopping centers throughout Maryland. This will encourage shoppers and employees to squeeze in extra exercise by walking the longer distance from their car to the store...

Greenville Area AlignLife Offices Join Together For A Local Toy Drive »

November 24, 2014 at 5:16AM PST | Source: AlignLife

The children of the Greenville Shriner's Hospital and A Child's Haven in Greenville will be receiving toys from local AlignLife offices this year.
Greenville, SC (PRWEB) November 23, 2014 - Every year AlignLife clinics nationwide team together to give back to their communities. AlignLife experience rapid growth in the Greenville, SC area in 2014 and has arrived upon a very unique opportunity. AlignLife of Simpsonville will be partnering with the 5 other Greenville area AlignLife offices for their first annual Toy Drive. These six offices came together to decide on what local charity they would support with this year's toy drive. With so many amazing organizations to choose from, it made choosing difficulty. After long deliberations they decided to partner with A Child's Haven and the Greenville Shriner's Hospital...

AlignLife Of Downtown Greenville Is Now Open And Accepting New Patients »

November 24, 2014 at 4:29AM PST | Source: AlignLife

Greenville, SC (PRWEB) November 23, 2014 - A new AlignLife Chiropractic & Natural Health Center has officially opened its doors in the downtown Greenville area. Dr. Chelsea Sineath, owner and chiropractor at AlignLife of Downtown Greenville, decided to open her own clinic after working in another AlignLife office and seeing such amazing results with the patients.
AlignLife believes that the body can heal itself when given the proper tools. With a focus on chiropractic care and rehabilitation to allow the spine to maintain the proper alignment, they also offer nutritional recommendations, toxin elimination, weight loss management, and hormone balancing. It is their mission to take the health of the people in Greenville to the next level...

Dental Fix Awards 15th Franchise In The State Of California »

November 21, 2014 at 5:15AM PST | Source: Dental Fix

November 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Florida - Dental Fix has awarded its 68th franchise of 2014, in Poway, California to Steve Moore, Dental Fix announced today.
The signed agreement targeting the San Diego market, will be the 15th van to launch in the State of California, and is part of an aggressive North American expansion plan calling for 700 new vans over the next five years. With 119 territories currently operating throughout the US and Canada, Dental Fix is well on its way.
"It's been another tremendous year for us as we build on our brand's success and continue to grow throughout the United States and Canada," said David Lopez, CEO of Dental Fix.
Dental Fix combines centralized technological and account management services with a unique national network of locally owned and operated industry professionals...

The Joint Corp. Announces Exercise Of Over-Allotment Option »

November 19, 2014 at 7:59AM PST | Source: The Joint...the chiropractic place

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ: JYNT), a national healthcare franchisor of chiropractic clinics, today announced that the underwriters of its initial public offering have exercised in full their over-allotment option to purchase an additional 450,000 shares at the initial price to the public of $6.50 per share. After giving effect to the over-allotment closing, the total number of shares sold by The Joint Corp. in its initial public offering increased to 3,450,000 shares, which resulted in aggregate net proceeds, after deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and other offering expenses, of approximately $20,000,000.
Roth Capital Partners and Feltl and Company acted as joint book-running managers for the offering...

Dental Fix Awards 13th & 14th Franchises In The State Of California »

November 19, 2014 at 6:21AM PST | Source: Dental Fix

November 19, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Florida - Dental Fix has awarded its 66th, and 67th franchises of 2014, in Los Angeles, California to Majid Sabour, Dental Fix announced today.
The signed agreements targeting the Santa Monica, and Beverly Hills markets, will be the 13th, and 14th vans to launch in the State of California, and is part of an aggressive North American expansion plan calling for 700 new vans over the next five years. With 119 territories currently operating throughout the US and Canada, Dental Fix is well on its way.
"It's been another tremendous year for us as we build on our brand's success and continue to grow throughout the United States and Canada," said David Lopez, CEO of Dental Fix.
Dental Fix combines centralized technological and account management services with a unique national network of locally owned and operated industry professionals...

Medifast Launches New Healthy Living Program And Product Lines »

November 18, 2014 at 5:22AM PST | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers
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Leading Weight-Management Company Tackles Long-Term Wellness with Thrive by Medifast™ and Optimal Health by Take Shape For Life™ Launches
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, weight-loss products and programs, is proud to announce the launch of a new Healthy Living program and line of products.
The product lineup includes the new Dark Chocolate Dream Bar, Salted Caramel Nut Bar, Strawberry Yogurt Bar, Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake, Cookies & Cream Shake, Pina Colada Smoothie, and Strawberry Banana Smoothie. These seven new maintenance products are being launched under two new sub-brands: Thrive by Medifast™ and Optimal Health by Take Shape For Life™...

Dental Fix RX Featured In Top 2015 Franchise Opportunities Book »

November 18, 2014 at 4:01AM PST | Source: Dental Fix

National dental repair company earns a chapter in "12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities for 2015" book by Dr. John Hayes.
November 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // Davie, Fla. - Dental Fix RX, a mobile dental equipment repair company, has been recognized as a top franchise opportunity by Dr. John Hayes in his book "12 Amazing Franchise Opportunities for 2015." Released November 14, 2014, the book chronicles franchises with unique and successful business models determined by Hayes’ proven experience as a franchise professional, author, and business consultant.
"We are honored to be named an amazing franchise by Dr. John Hayes," said Scott Mortier, vice president of business development for Dental Fix RX. "With more than three decades of franchising experience, Hayes is a true expert in the industry and his recognition reflects the dedication to outstanding service we at Dental Fix provide...

AlignLife Helps Several Families Stay Warm »

November 17, 2014 at 4:37AM PST | Source: AlignLife

AlignLife of Wauwatosa collected over 25 coats with their annual coat drive in October.
Wauwatosa, Wi (PRWEB) November 15, 2014 - AlignLife of Wauwatosa is a community-minded office and looks forward to their annual coat drive every October. "We are always excited to have the opportunity to help others," said Dr. Sara Mahalko, owner of AlignLife of Wauwatosa. "Our patients start asking at the beginning of summer about the coat drive."
AlignLife of Wauwatosa held their annual coat drive in October. They collected over 25 coats and several pairs of mittens as well. The coats and mittens were donated to a local organization called Tosa Cares. Tosa Cares is an all volunteer organization which collects non-perishable food items, personal care items, clothing and school supplies for distribution to families in need...

The Joint Corp. Announces Closing Of Its Initial Public Offering »

November 14, 2014 at 11:50AM PST | Source: The Joint...the chiropractic place

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ: JYNT), a national healthcare franchisor of chiropractic clinics, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 3,000,000 shares of common stock at an initial price to the public of $6.50 per share. The Joint Corp. received aggregate net proceeds, after deducting underwriting discounts, commissions and other offering expenses, of approximately $17,285,000.
Roth Capital Partners and Feltl and Company acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Sanders Morris Harris acted as co-manager.
A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 10, 2014. This offering was made only by means of a prospectus...

Medifast Appoints President, Take Shape For Life »

November 14, 2014 at 5:41AM PST | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers
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Mona Ameli will Lead Company's Direct Selling Division
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - November 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, weight-loss products and programs, announces the appointment of Mona Ameli as President of Take Shape For Life, the company's Direct Selling Division.
"From building multinational consumer packaged goods' brands, to developing new products and expanding business units internationally, Mona Ameli brings a diverse corporate background with a distinguished portfolio in the direct selling arena," said Meg Sheetz, CEO of Take Shape For Life and President and COO of Medifast.
Ameli brings more than 20 years of expertise in consumer products and the direct selling industry, both in the U...

Gift Well This Holiday Season With Massage Heights »

November 13, 2014 at 4:54AM PST | Source: Massage Heights
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Regular Massage and Facial Services can help you stay healthy, happy and stress-free.
San Antonio, TX - November 12, 2014 - (PR.com) - Work-life balance is something everybody struggles with, yet it's important for everyone to achieve. This is made even more difficult during the holidays as pressure mounts to find the perfect gifts and prepare for family gatherings all while coping with end of the year deadlines. This increased stress affects every system in the body as well as one's mental well-being. This Holiday season there is no better way to recharge the whole body than with the gift of well-being from Massage Heights, a leader of professional, affordable and convenient therapeutic massage and facial services.
When stressed, our nervous and endocrine systems release adrenaline and cortisol, also known as the stress hormone, causing the heart to beat faster, blood pressure to rise and changes in the digestive process...

Dental Fix RX And Boyd Industries Enter Support Services Agreement »

November 12, 2014 at 5:25AM PST | Source: Dental Fix

Davie, Florida (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 - Dental Fix RX, a mobile dental equipment repair company, is proud to announce an agreement with dental equipment manufacturer Boyd Industries.
"Working with dental industry leader Boyd Industries is an incredible opportunity," said Brian Dershow, COO of Dental Fix RX. "We are looking forward to working with Boyd's team of experts and servicing their dental equipment."
Established in 2009, Dental Fix RX is a mobile dental equipment repair business that focuses on customized services that produce high-quality repairs in a short amount of time. Dental Fix is committed to the repair, service, and maintenance of all types of dental equipment.
"For more than 55 years, we at Boyd Industries have been dedicated to the design and manufacturing of specialty dental and medical operatory equipment," said Adrian LaTrace, Boyd Industries CEO...

Snap Fitness Pursues Aggressive Global Growth With New UK Master Development Agreement »

November 06, 2014 at 10:08AM PST | Source: Snap Fitness

Global Club Count Set to Increase 25 Percent with UK Deal and Snap Fitness India Expansion
November 06, 2014 // Franchising.com // MINNEAPOLIS – Snap Fitness, the world's leading 24/7 fitness franchise, today announced a master development agreement for the United Kingdom with TwentyTwoYards Ltd. The agreement is one element of the Lift Brands-owned company's rapid international expansion; its Indian franchise partner recently announced plans to bring 300 new clubs to the second most-populous country in the world.
"The importance of living a healthy and active lifestyle transcends cultures," Peter Taunton, Lift Brands CEO and Snap Fitness Founder said. "Snap Fitness' model has proven successful across multiple continents and with the fitness and business expertise of TwentyTwoYards, we are confident America's fitness brand will be embraced by individuals across the pond...

Medifast, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results »

November 06, 2014 at 5:39AM PST | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers
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Third Quarter Earnings per Diluted Share Exceeds Guidance
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss and healthy living products and programs, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014.
"Our team continued to manage the controllable aspects of our business and we are pleased these efforts enabled us to generate another quarter of earnings ahead of our expectations," said Michael C. MacDonald, Medifast's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "While top line growth continues to be a challenge, we believe the strategic initiatives we have set in place will improve our ability to attract new clients and retain our current customers across Medifast's multiple sales channels...

Voting Accessibility – Los Angeles County Precincts »

November 05, 2014 at 3:47AM PST | Source: Amramp

Voters gain Access to Precincts with Barriers; The County of Los Angeles Assures Access for Voters
November 04, 2014 // Franchising.com // Torrance, CA - Wheelchair Ramps will be provided this Election Day, November 4, 2014 to Precincts throughout Los Angeles County by Amramp Los Angeles to assist voters with ambulatory disabilities or struggles. Over 133 feet of steel, modular Amramp Systems will be provided to six polling places.
Amramp Los Angeles installers begain installing ramps Saturday, November 1 to insure the ramps will be in place in time for Election Day. Beginning on Wednesday, November 5, these ramps will be disassembled and returned to the warehouse for use in other future rental applications.
The cities where these ramps will be constructed include Los Angeles, North Hollywood, Torrance, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica and South Gate...

Medifast Appoints Vice President, Medifast Direct »

November 03, 2014 at 5:56AM PST | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers
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Kenneth Kopp Will Lead Company's Direct Response Division
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss products and programs, announces the appointment of Kenneth Kopp as Vice President of Medifast Direct. As Vice President, Kopp will direct overall sales and profits of Medifast's direct response channel. Areas of focus will include P&L oversight, web and marketing content strategy, promotional campaign development, and customer journey management. Kopp will follow the ongoing process of testing, measuring, and improving initiatives to grow customer acquisition and retention.
Kopp has more than 20 years of direct-to-consumer experience, including several years at Guthy|Renker, one of the largest direct response firms in the world...

AlignLife Announces Seventh Upstate South Carolina Clinic »

October 29, 2014 at 5:16AM PDT | Source: AlignLife

Expansion of AlignLife Chiropractic Franchise Continues As Planned in South Carolina
Greer, SC (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 - AlignLife is proud to introduce our newest location in Upstate South Carolina which is located in Greer at 996 Batesville Road, #7. Dr. Erik Beauvais is the clinic owner and practicing chiropractor at the Greer location and is excited about serving the local community.
Dr. Erik Beauvais is the Clinic Director and Chief Smile Maker at AlignLife of Pelham Falls. He has an undeniable passion for helping others heal naturally from a wide variety of health conditions. Along with treating adults, Dr. Erik has great experience working with children. He has rigorously studied the causes and more importantly the corrective measures to help children heal from conditions such as ADHD, Autism, chronic ear infections, immune suppressive disorders, colic, acid reflux, headaches, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, bed wetting, and many others...

Medifast Launches New Digital Dashboards To Help Customers Track Success »

October 28, 2014 at 9:44AM PDT | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers
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OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss products and programs, announced today the launch of customized digital dashboards, which allow Medifast customers to track nutrition, exercise, meals, weight, sleep, well-being and more, and enable Medifast to provide additional tools to help with long-term weight management and overall wellness.
Each dashboard was created with unique features for every Medifast sales channel. The MyWellness Dashboard and Community serves Medifast Direct customers; the MyPlan Tracker is an online dashboard customized for Medifast Weight Control Center members; and the Habits of Health Dashboard and Community was developed for Take Shape For Life Clients and Health Coaches, offering a Healthy Mind component, which tracks well-being and mindfulness...

Local Chiropractor Serves As Team Physician For Wounded Warrior Softball Team »

October 28, 2014 at 4:51AM PDT | Source: AlignLife

Springfield, Il (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 - Springfield, IL recently welcomed the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team to play in the Wounded Warrior Softball Invitational, and local chiropractor Dr. Bryne Willey of AlignLife of Springfield was asked to be the team physician for the event. The team is a charitable organization whose mission is to raise awareness, educate and inspire the public about the strength and resiliency of our wounded warriors, showing how a positive attitude, commitment, dedication and perseverance allow them to overcome any obstacles. The Team is comprised of veterans and active-duty servicemen who have served our country in the Global War on Terrorism, in Iraq and in Afghanistan. They now travel the country playing abled-bodied teams in competitive, celebrity and exhibition softball games, bringing their special brand of softball, courage and inspiration...



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