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Two Of Roetzel's Florida Attorneys Named "Lawyer Of The Year" By Best Lawyers® »

August 18, 2014 at 9:49AM PDT | Source: Roetzel

August 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // Roetzel & Andress LPA is pleased to announce that partners Bruce Anderson and Robert Pritt have been named as Best Lawyers® 2015 "Lawyers of the Year." Mr. Anderson is recognized in the area of Land Use & Zoning Law and Mr. Pritt for Litigation – Land Use and Zoning. Both designations are for the metropolitan area of Naples/Fort Myers.
Only one lawyer in each practice area from the greater Southwest Florida community is honored as "Lawyer of the Year," making Messrs. Anderson and Pritt one of the top attorneys in their fields in the Naples/Fort Myers area. Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting thousands of confidential peer-review surveys. Lawyers honored as "Lawyers of the Year" have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity...

EXIT Realty Pikes Peak Arrives In Colorado Springs »

August 18, 2014 at 9:43AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Colorado Springs, Colorado (Grassroots Newswire) August 14th 2014 - Sheryll White is pleased to announce the opening of her third real estate brokerage, EXIT Realty Pikes Peak, now located in Colorado Springs.
"Based on our continued success with EXIT Realty, we were ready to expand into the Colorado Springs community. We know we can count on the EXIT Formula, EXIT's state-of-the-art technology, in-depth training and more to help to grow our new brokerage," said White, "We are very excited to assist the residents of Colorado Springs with their real estate needs. At EXIT Realty we are committed to our customers' satisfaction."
About EXIT Realty 
EXIT Realty is a proven real estate business model that supplies single-level residual income - for agents, security, stability and direction; for agents' families, security in the form of beneficiary and retirement residuals...

Merry Maids Franchise Names New COO »

August 18, 2014 at 9:20AM PDT | Source: Merry Maids

August 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // Joe Chaves has been promoted to chief operating officer of Merry Maids, a franchise in which 8,000 cleaning professionals provide approximately 200,000 residential cleaning services in 1,600 locations each month. Chaves was formerly vice president, of franchise 0perations for sister company ServiceMaster Clean, a role he held since September 2012. Both companies are based in Memphis, Tenn.
As COO, Chaves will continue to build upon the positive culture of trust and respect for which Merry Maids is known among franchisees and branches. He is committed to maintaining best-in-class operating standards and overseeing Merry Maids’ highly profitable business model that ensures franchisees and branches realize a significant return on their investment...

National Association Of Women Lawyers Adds Peggy Steif Abram To Board »

August 18, 2014 at 8:36AM PDT | Source: Faegre Baker & Daniels

August 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // Minneapolis - Peggy Steif Abram of Faegre Baker Daniels was inducted as an executive board member of the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) on July 24, 2014.
NAWL is a national legal professional organization devoted to the interests of women lawyers and women's rights. Founded in 1899, the group has historically served as an educational forum and an active voice for concerns of women in the legal profession. Through its programs and network, NAWL provides the tools for women in the profession to advance, prosper and enrich the profession.
A corporate partner at FaegreBD, Abram has been active in NAWL since 2006, when she first served on the group's Annual Meeting Planning Committee...

Mark Slade Of Keller Williams Mid-Town Direct Honored With NJAR Circle Of Excellence Award »

August 18, 2014 at 8:27AM PDT | Source: Keller Williams Realty

Maplewood, NJ - August 18, 2014 - (PR.com) - Mark Slade, a top-producing agent with Keller Williams Mid-Town Direct Realty in Maplewood, NJ, was honored with the Platinum level 2013 Circle of Excellence Award, presented by the New Jersey Association of Realtors for his sales achievements.
The Platinum level Circle of Excellence Award, the highest level award possible, recognizes real estate agents whose sales volume exceeds $20 million and a minimum of 30 units during a calendar year.
"I am honored to receive this award because it demonstrates that I am providing the utmost in service to my clients as they navigate one of the most important buying or selling transactions of their lives," said Slade.
Mr. Slade has been with Keller Williams Mid-Town Direct Realty for five years...

Roetzel Attorneys Named Among "The Best Lawyers In America" For 2015 »

August 18, 2014 at 8:15AM PDT | Source: Roetzel

August 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // Roetzel is proud to announce that 66 of its attorneys have been named among The Best Lawyers in America© for 2015.
In order to be named in Best Lawyers®, an attorney must be nominated by another attorney or by a client. The attorney’s name will then appear on a ballot for a specific practice area and geographical region. Nearly five million votes are cast during the selection process. Pending positive evaluation, and good standing with the Bar Association, they may be included in the Best Lawyers list. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
The Roetzel attorneys named Best Lawyers® for 2015 are:
Akron
Susan S...

Burger 21 To Open First New York State Restaurant In Albany On Aug. 25 »

August 18, 2014 at 8:07AM PDT | Source: Burger 21
Burger 21 Opportunities Available

Award-Winning Fast Casual Chain Expands Brand Presence to Seven States 
TAMPA, Fla. - Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Burger 21®, a new better burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot® Restaurants, Inc. franchise company based in Tampa, Fla., announced today its first restaurant in upstate New York will open in the Albany area on Monday, Aug. 25 at 622 New Loudon Road in the Village at New Loudon in Latham. To celebrate with the community, the first 100 guests to visit the restaurant on opening day will receive a free Burger 21 t-shirt and all guests will have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a free tailgate grill.
Locally-owned and operated by Mike Stygles and Bruce Anderson, Burger 21 Albany features 21 unique, chef-inspired burger creations, hand-crafted signature shakes, gourmet hot dogs, hand-breaded chicken tenders and fresh salads served in a contemporary-style diner atmosphere with fast, high-touch service...

Super 8 Celebrates Forty Years Of Super Hotel Stays »

August 18, 2014 at 8:00AM PDT | Source: Super 8

August 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY – Celebrating 40 years of providing guests with super accommodations, the Super 8® hotel brand today launched its "40 Years and Still Looking Super Instant Win Game and Sweepstakes," offering travelers across the U.S. and Canada the chance to win their share of travel-themed prizes ranging from free hotel nights and restaurant gift cards to retro t-shirts, Super 8 travel mugs and more.
Available exclusively at www.facebook.com/Super8, travelers can enter for their chance to win by liking the Super 8 Facebook page and registering via the 40 Years and Still Looking Super tab. Once registered, travelers can then play the instant win game: a timed virtual puzzle challenge featuring historic and modern-day images of the Super 8 brand and its hotels...

The Dwyer Group, Inc. Acquired By The Riverside Company »

August 18, 2014 at 7:48AM PDT | Source: Dwyer Group, The

August 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // WACO, Texas – The Dwyer Group®, Inc., one of the world's largest franchising companies of trades service brands, today announced it has been acquired for the second time by The Riverside Company, a private equity fund with locations in North America, Europe and Asia. The deal with the global investment firm renews a collaboration between two growing and successful organizations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Dwyer Group, based in Waco, Texas, serves as a holding company for seven residential and commercial franchise service brands. The franchise network includes more than 1,600 franchisees operating in the United States and seven other countries. In addition to its franchise concepts, The Dwyer Group also owns and operates 35 full-service glass stores in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire...

AlphaGraphics®, Inc. Announces Leadership Transition »

August 18, 2014 at 7:38AM PDT | Source: AlphaGraphics

Executive Chair of the Board Assumes Interim President Role at Leading Print and Marketing Franchise
August 18, 2014 // Franchising.com // SALT LAKE CITY - AlphaGraphics, Inc., a worldwide leader in marketing and print communications, announced today that Art Coley, Jr. has resigned as the franchisor's president and chief executive officer to spend more time with his family. Coley, who has been with the company seven years and chief executive since February 2012, will remain as a part owner and continue working with the company as a full-time consultant.
"After the unprecedented success during our last fiscal year, it's clear that AlphaGraphics is well positioned to continue its rapid growth," said Coley. "I have family responsibilities in Texas that can no longer take second place, and AlphaGraphics deserves strong leadership at World Headquarters in Salt Lake City...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens In Wesley Chapel »

August 18, 2014 at 7:09AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser
August 14, 2014 - Wesley Chapel, FL - Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Wesley Chapel on July 30. Franchise owners Bill Atkins and Rick Barrett held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, July 30 to Sunday, August 3 to support Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Foundation.
The new restaurant, located at 1662 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., circulated 5,000 coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Foundation.
"Jersey Mike's commitment to making a difference, coupled with an exceptional product, is what really sets us apart," said Atkins. "This grand opening fundraiser is a unique opportunity to support a good cause and give back to our community...

EXIT Gold Realty Is Proud To Announce That Tiffany Murphy Has Joined Their Ranks Of Outstanding Agents »

August 18, 2014 at 7:01AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Stevensville, MD (Grassroots Newswire) August 14, 2014 - EXIT Gold Realty is proud to announce that Tiffany Murphy has joined their ranks of outstanding agents.
Tiffany S. Murphy was born and raised in Georgia and moved to the Eastern Shore in 2013, after getting married. She is a graduate of the University West Georgia with a degree in management and marketing, and is pursuing her MBA from Columbia Southern University. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and her 2 dogs, Prince Charming and Princess, renovating her home, and traveling the Eastern Shore.
While living in Atlanta Georgia, Tiffany obtained her real estate license, in 2010, and quickly moved up to become a successful, top producing agent within the brokerage...

ANY LAB TEST NOW® Opens A New Location In Raleigh, NC  »

August 18, 2014 at 6:49AM PDT | Source: ANY LAB TEST NOW

To Provide Affordable Direct-To-Consumer Lab Testing Services
Lab testing with affordable, upfront prices now available in the Triangle.
Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 - ANY LAB TEST NOW®, a leader in providing direct access to lab testing services for both consumers and businesses, has opened its newest locationin Raleigh, NC. The new store is located at 6401 Triangle Plantation Drive, Suite D-103, Plantation Point Shopping Center, Raleigh, NC 27616. This is the second location in the Triangle, and the 7th ANY LAB TEST NOW store in North Carolina.
"We are excited to expand into the Capitol city and look forward to meeting new customers and servicing our employers and other local businesses," said Glory Gallucci, owner of the new Raleigh location...

Tampa Bay Weight Loss Franchisor Recognized As One Of The Largest Companies On The Gulf Coast »

August 18, 2014 at 6:44AM PDT | Source: Medi-Weightloss Clinics

500 companies were measured by revenue; the Business Observer ranked Medi-Weightloss® number 273.
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 - Physician-supervised weight loss brand, Medi-Weightloss® is proud to announce its inclusion in the Business Observer’s annual Gulf Coast 500 ranking.
Known as The One That Works, Medi-Weightloss® has over 70 locations in the United States and internationally in Dubai. Medi-Weightloss® is expanding through its franchise opportunity, a business that offers both financial rewards and the chance to make a positive impact on the health of our country.

The top ½ of all reporting franchises in 2013 generated $963,250 in Gross Revenue. †
Over 69% of US adults are overweight or obese...

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. Surpasses 3,500th Restaurant Milestone Worldwide »

August 18, 2014 at 6:28AM PDT | Source: Carl's Jr.
Carl's Jr. Opportunities Available

Carl's Jr. in Texas and Hardee's in Egypt are two of the latest locations as the iconic American quick-service brand brings premium burgers to the world's young, hungry fans.
CARPINTERIA, Calif. - August 18, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - The openings of a Hardee's® in Marassi, Egypt and a Carl's Jr.® in Conroe, Texas mark a major milestone for CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. ("CKE") as the Company's 3,500th and 3,501st restaurants worldwide. Opened in late July, the Marassi Hardee's is owned by franchisee Kuwait Food Company, which owns another 274 Hardee's in the region. The Carl's Jr. in Conroe is owned by Zubha Foods, LLC, which operates six other Carl's Jr. restaurants in Houston and San Antonio, Texas.
"The opening of our 3,500th restaurant is an incredible achievement and demonstrates how much Hardee's and Carl's Jr...

Red Robin Takes A Stand Against Childhood Cancer In Honor Of National Lemonade Day »

August 18, 2014 at 6:20AM PDT | Source: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

Restaurants Nationwide Host Lemonade Stands to Support Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - What's better than an ice cold glass of lemonade on a hot summer day? A refreshing glass of Freckled Lemonade® from Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. that helps support the fight against childhood cancer! On Wednesday, Aug. 20, participating Red Robin® restaurants nationwide will host lemonade stands* to raise funds for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding better treatments and ultimately cures for all children with cancer.
On Wednesday, Aug. 20, participating Red Robin(R) restaurants nationwide will host lemonade stands to raise funds for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding better treatments and ultimately cures for all children with cancer...

Kristen Hill-Smith Joins Mark Slade Homes Team At Keller Williams Mid-Town Direct »

August 18, 2014 at 6:09AM PDT | Source: Keller Williams Realty

Maplewood, NJ - August 18, 2014 - (PR.com) - Kristen Hill-Smith, a New Jersey real estate sales professional, has joined the Mark Slade Homes Team at Keller Williams Mid-Town Direct Realty in Maplewood, New Jersey.
Ms. Hill-Smith has more than 15 years of experience in the music business. Her extensive background in music marketing, promotion and management has enabled her to bring a wealth of skills and knowledge to the world of real estate. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and lives in West Orange, New Jersey, with her family.
"I am pleased to have Kristen on our team," said Mark Slade. "Keller Williams offers its associates unparalleled growth and learning opportunities in the real estate industry. By joining our top producing team, she will be able to combine her music background with the latest technologies, market research and business strategies to benefit her clients...

Gap Inc. Announces Third Quarter Dividend »

August 18, 2014 at 5:17AM PDT | Source: Gap Inc

SAN FRANCISCO - August 15, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS) today announced that its Board of Directors authorized a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share payable on or after October 29, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 8, 2014.
About Gap Inc.
Gap Inc. is a leading global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix brands. Fiscal year 2013 net sales were $16.1 billion. Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in more than 90 countries worldwide through more than 3,100 company-operated stores, over 350 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites. For more information, please visit www...

North Peoria AlignLife Clinic Offers Opportunity To Check Your Child's Spine At No Charge »

August 18, 2014 at 4:59AM PDT | Source: AlignLife

Peoria, IL (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 - Hyperactivity, ear infections, sight problems, allergies, and a slew of other childhood concerns have been linked to nerve obstruction in the spine. As many of the Peoria surrounding area schools are heading back into session, one area chiropractor has offered to check your child's spine to ensure a proper start to the new school year. Dr. Robert Kelch is opening up his schedule on August 20, 2014 to examine children at no cost. Dr. Kelch and AlignLife believe that many adult onset illnesses can be prevented with proper spinal health. Dr. Kelch stated, "Many children are diagnosed with ADHD and other behavioral problems and treated with heavy medications that further reduce the quality of life. Natural health care has been proven to significantly reduce or completely alleviate many concerns that prevent children from succeeding in academics...

Penn Station Celebrates Free Lemonade Day August 20th »

August 18, 2014 at 4:53AM PDT | Source: Penn Station East Coast Subs

CINCINNATI - Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Penn Station East Coast Subs, the upscale, fast-casual restaurant that features the best-tasting subs, celebrates their third annual Free Lemonade Day on August 20 by offering their signature, fresh-squeezed lemonade for free with the purchase of any sub.
"Our lemonade is delicious and refreshing, just the way it should be," says Craig Dunaway, President of Penn Station. "We take the time to make it the right way, from scratch."
Penn Station's lemonade is made fresh, in-store daily from hand-squeezed Sunkist lemons. The lemon juice is mixed with sugar and water for a perfect balance of sweet and tart.
Several times a day Penn Station employees can be seen juicing the lemons to make small batches...



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