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Dr. Kelch Of AlignLife North Peoria Supports Peoria Annual Walk MS »

August 21, 2014 at 5:15AM PDT | Source: AlignLife

Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 - On September 7th, 2014 Peoria will be hosting its annual MS Walk. The Walk MS organization connects people living with MS with people who care. This year Walk MS has raised over two million dollars and are 85% of the way to their goal. This years Peoria event will be held at Junction City, registration begins at 11:30 and the walk starts at 1:00 pm. AlignLife of North Peoria's Dr. Kelch will be available to answer question about chiropractic care and how it helps symptoms of MS and providing screenings while helping Walk MS collect donations to help fund research and aid those living with MS.
For more information on Walk MS or to pre-register for the event visit them at their website at http://walkild...

Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. Ranked In Top 20 Percent Of Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies »

August 21, 2014 at 5:08AM PDT | Source: Fresh Healthy Vending

Inc. Magazine's list of fastest-growing, private companies in U.S., now in its 33rd year, ranks Fresh Healthy Vending #894 in 2014
SAN DIEGO - August 21, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTC Markets: VEND), the leading healthy vending franchisor in North America, announced its ranking at #894 on Inc. Magazine's 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for 2014. Published on August 20, 2014, the Inc. 5000 list, now in its 33rd year, measured Fresh Healthy Vending's growth over a 3-year period, from 2010 to 2013, just prior to the Company becoming public in July 2013.
"We feel honored to be ranked within the top 20 percent on the Inc. 5000 list this year. It is a wonderful testament to our timely and innovative business model," said Nick Yates, founder of Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc...

On Eve Of Big Telethon, Froyo Businesses Participate But Also Go Their Own - Local Way »

August 21, 2014 at 4:54AM PDT | Source: Zinga Frozen Yogurt

Zinga! Frozen Yogurt franchisees in New England, Virginia and Florida stand out with local cause related marketing. Hiring special needs employees, tying in with schools, teams, making national charities local works.
Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 - In less than a week the airwaves will be filled with celebrities making pleas for donations to fight muscle related disease. Helping the huge telethon effort raise funds will be well-known national companies and brands through their cause-related marketing heft. With their help – and the public's, the 2013 MDA Telethon raised nearly $60 million.
But for small self-serve business entrepreneurs such as Zinga Frozen Yogurt franchisees, cause-related marketing remains decidedly local and, although the money they raise for their communities is small in individual cases, their efforts stand out as shining examples of how neighborhood businesses can make a real difference in the lives of their communities – and their customers...

ServiceMaster Employees Preparing For Ambitious Volunteer Effort »

August 21, 2014 at 4:48AM PDT | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
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"We Serve Day" celebrates legacy of service in communities all over the U.S.
August 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // MEMPHIS, TENN. – ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, announced that more than a thousand of its employees will undertake simultaneous volunteer efforts across the country in celebration of the company’s second annual We Serve Day on Friday, August 22.
Employees from all ServiceMaster business units will engage in community projects in cities and town across the United States, including Memphis, Tenn.; Dallas, Texas; Phoenix, Ariz.; Tampa, Fla.; Carroll, Iowa; Cross Plains, Wis.; LaGrange, Ga.; and Norcross, Ga.
"At ServiceMaster, service is more than just a responsibility and a commitment to our customers – it's the heart of our business," said Rob Gillette, ServiceMaster’s chief executive officer...

New Plumbing Franchise Leaps To 25 Signed Franchise Partners In Five Months »

August 21, 2014 at 4:32AM PDT | Source: bluefrog Plumbing + Drain

bluefrog Plumbing + Drain™ Expands with Multi-Unit Franchise Partners in Related Industries and Independent Plumbers, Contractors
August 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // TEMPE, Ariz. – bluefrog Plumbing + Drain™ is hopping to its annual goal by hitting a franchise milestone in five short months that some franchise companies don’t see for a few years – signing 25 franchise partners.
With a mission to become the premier plumbing and drain-cleaning service company in North America, the emerging franchise is well on track to achieving its annual goal of signing 60 franchise partners by the end of its first year.
"Hitting this milestone so early on is a testament to the proven systems bluefrog Plumbing + Drain was built upon," said Jeff Moody, vice president of bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, commenting on the 35-year history of its sister-brands Re-Bath and 5 Day Kitchens...

Unishippers Ranked On Inbound Logistics' Annual "3PL's To Watch" List For The Third Time »

August 21, 2014 at 4:17AM PDT | Source: Unishippers

One of the Nation's Largest Shipping Reseller's Recognized for Outstanding Customer Service in Reader Poll
August 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // Salt Lake City, UT – Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, the nation's first and one of the largest small package and freight shipping resellers, was recently ranked for its outstanding customer service by Inbound Logistics as part of the magazine's Readers' Choice Top 10 3PL Excellence Award "3PLs to Watch" list for 2014.
This is the third consecutive year that Unishippers has been featured on the list that included a total of 15 3PLs out of the hundreds of potential companies. The list was compiled using more than 6,900 readers' votes who took the time to share their praise, showing appreciation for their service providers...

Five Hilton Worldwide Hotels In Latin America Receive World Travel Awards Recognition »

August 21, 2014 at 3:58AM PDT | Source: Hilton Worldwide

Five Hilton hotels were recognized during the 21st Annual World Travel Award Ceremony in Quito, Ecuador
August 21, 2014 // Franchising.com // MCLEAN, Va. – With five 2014 World Travel Awards in Latin America alone, Hilton Worldwide's brands continue to lead the market providing outstanding service and unparalleled experiences to both business and leisure guests.
The following Hilton Worldwide hotels in Latin America were honored with one of travel's most prestigious recognitions:

Central America's Leading New Hotel, Waldorf Astoria Panama
Argentina's Leading Business Hotel, Hilton Buenos Aires
Brazil's Leading Business Hotel, Hilton Sa?o Paulo Morumbi
Peru's Leading Hotel, Hilton Lima Miraflores
Ecuador's Leading Hotel Suite, Presidential Suite at Hilton Colon Guayaquil

The World Travel Awards is said to be the most comprehensive and sought after awards for the global travel and tourism industry...

Mosquito Squad Named One Of America's Fastest Growing Companies Fourth Year In A Row »

August 20, 2014 at 11:10AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad
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Eliminating Mosquitoes & Ticks Leads to Ranking on INC. Magazine's Fastest Growing Companies List
RICHMOND, Va. - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire - For the fourth consecutive year, Mosquito Squad, America's largest mosquito elimination and tick control brand, has been named as one of the fastest growing companies by INC. Magazine.
With a three-year sales growth of 303% and a number 1413 ranking of 5000 companies, Mosquito Squad is among the top third of fastest growing firms on the coveted annual list. Mosquito Squad's growth rate is more than three times the 90% average growth rate of other franchise companies on the list and remains among the fastest growing franchises on the INC. list. The company boasts over 150 franchise locations and specializes in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces so that Americans can enjoy their yards, business spaces and outdoor events...

Quaker Steak & Lube® To Give Away Free Award-Winning Wings In Advance Of Its Official Pohatcong Grand Opening »

August 20, 2014 at 10:58AM PDT | Source: Quaker Steak & Lube

Award-Winning Casual-Dining Concept to Give Away FREE Wings on Thursday, August 21
August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // SHARON, PA. – Quaker Steak & Lube®, or The Lube® to loyalists, the Award-Winning casual-dining concept, known for its Best Wings USA and over 25 signature sauces today announced that the official grand opening of its newest restaurant, located at 1304 US Route 22, Phillipsburg, NJ, will take place on Wednesday, August 27 at 11:00AM. Owned and operated by Lube It Up, LLC, the restaurant will bring 190 new jobs to the local economy and will be the third Quaker Steak & Lube® location in the state.
In advance of opening day, The Lube® will give local aficionados a sneak peak of its deep fried gold by giving away FREE wings to the general public on a first come, first served basis, on Thursday, August 21, beginning at 1:00PM and 7:00PM, while supplies last...

Snap-on Franchisee Conference Introduces Latest Innovations, Equips Franchisees For Success »

August 20, 2014 at 10:54AM PDT | Source: Snap-on Tools

KENOSHA, Wis. - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Snap-on Tools Franchisee Conference (SFC), held in Orlando, Florida, played host to more than 8,000 registered attendees this past weekend; including principals representing more than 3,000 North American routes as well as their families and guests. The three-day business conference showcased industry-leading products, informative business seminars and new programs and promotions to help Snap-on franchisees succeed; as well as celebrating the Snap-on Tools network and the achievements of individual franchisees.
"The annual SFC has set attendance records for the past five years, one indication of the exceptional health of our network," said Tom Kassouf, president, Snap-on Tools Group. "Investing in the success of our franchisees has remained the focus of Snap-on Tools; and the SFC, our largest event of the year, highlighted the positive results of that strategy...

Wyndham Hotel Group Launches New On-Line Learning Management System »

August 20, 2014 at 10:07AM PDT | Source: Wyndham Worldwide

August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced the launch of a new on-line learning management system aimed at enhancing and expanding training opportunities for thousands of franchisees.
Available at no additional cost to hotel owners in the U.S. and Canada - with plans to expand internationally later this month - the system, known as the SoHO Learning Zone or SLZ, provides hotel general managers with easy access to a wide variety of self-paced training courses as well as live and pre-recorded webinars covering nearly all aspects of the hospitality business. The system also provides managers with the ability to enroll new team members, create customized learning paths and monitor team progress, all through one central portal...

VooDoo BBQ & Grill To Open Newest Location In Boca Raton »

August 20, 2014 at 9:33AM PDT | Source: VooDoo BBQ & Grill

The Award Winning New Orleans Style BBQ Restaurant continues its expansion by adding its Fifth South Florida location in 18 months.
Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 - VooDoo BBQ & Grill is set to open their latest South Florida location on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 11 am. The new store is located at 5030 Champion Blvd. Boca Raton, FL – near the corner of N. Military Trail and Clint Moore Rd., in the Polo Shoppes. This is the company's fifth South Florida location and marks the first location in Palm Beach County after establishing the first four units in Miami-Dade and Broward counties (Kendall, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, and Fort Lauderdale).
"VooDoo Grand Openings are always fun. The public is invited to taste our Magic...

La Madeleine Demonstrates Steadfast Commitment To Fight Childhood Hunger »

August 20, 2014 at 9:27AM PDT | Source: la Madeleine

Dallas-based French-Inspired Bakery Café Brand Teams Up with Children's Hunger Fund to Provide Meals to Millions of Youth in Need; Funding Programs will Continue Balance of Year
August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – La Madeleine Country French Café is making a major impact on the fight to end childhood hunger.
Today, the company announced its updated 2014 fundraising results that directly support Children's Hunger Fund (CHF). Thus far in 2014, through a combination of new café events and ongoing promotional programs, la Madeleine and guests together have raised $89,339, which translates to almost 715,000 meals. La Madeleine will continue to work closely with Children's Hunger Fund throughout the balance of the year to increase donations and feed children who need a helping hand...

CENTURY 21 Survey Reveals Majority Of Single Homebuyers Feel Strongly About The Importance Of Becoming A Homeowner »

August 20, 2014 at 8:55AM PDT | Source: Century 21

75% Of Single Homeowners Say Homeownership was Important to Them; Nearly Half (45%) Say it was 'Very Important' for them to Become a Homeowner
MADISON, N.J. - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CENTURY 21 Real Estate, the iconic brand and franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, today announced the results of the CENTURY 21® commissioned "Singles Homebuyer Survey." Among the key findings was that for three-quarters (75%) of single homeowners aged 25-50, becoming a homeowner was at least fairly important with almost half (45%) of single homeowners saying it was "very important" for them to become a homeowner. Single homeowners said the top three factors that best described their motivation for purchasing a home were: they viewed it as an investment in their financial future; got tired of paying rent; and it felt like the right time...

Mr. Dickey Stops By For Guest Appreciation Event At Dickey's Barbecue Pit In Aurora »

August 20, 2014 at 8:53AM PDT | Source: Dickey's Barbecue Pit
Dickey's Barbecue Pit Opportunities Available

August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // Aurora, CO - On Friday, August 22 Dickey's Barbecue's lead chef and chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr. is celebrating barbecue lovers in Aurora with a Guest Appreciation Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Aurora location. Guests will get a chance to beef up their barbecue skills just in time for Labor Day when Mr. Dickey gives out 100 free autographed copies of his cookbook, Mr. Dickey's Barbecue Cookbook.
"I love an opportunity to meet our guests across the country," said chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr. "Sharing our recipes with guests and their families is something I look forward to at all of our customer events."
Guests can stop by for country music when radio station 98.5 KYGO is on-site from 11 a...

GRILLiT Executes Master Franchise Agreement For State Of Colorado »

August 20, 2014 at 8:12AM PDT | Source: GRILLiT, Inc.

MIAMI - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GRILLiT, Inc. (the "Company" or "GRILLiT") (OTC Pink Markets: GRLT) today announced that it has completed an agreement effective as of August 12, 2014 for the sale of GRILLiT master franchise rights in the State of Colorado.
The master franchisee for the State of Colorado is Texas Expansion Wing Group, LLC, an experienced restaurant area developer and franchise sales organization. The principals of Texas Expansion Wing Group have over 26 years' experience in the retail and food industry, both as operators and owners. Their experience ranges from the sale of over 100 franchises for QSR, the opening of over 90 restaurants in Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Laredo, Brownsville, Harlingen, and McAllen, Texas, and owning and operating YUM brands in Mexico...

Pop Weight Loss Launches Diabetes Support Promotion »

August 20, 2014 at 8:01AM PDT | Source: Pop Weight Loss

Nationwide centers will offer people living with Type 2 diabetes a month of free weight loss support and nutritional guidance.
August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // FREEHOLD, N.J. – Pop Weight Loss, the life-changing personal weight management solution noted by many to be "the last one you will ever need," announced today a diabetes support program that offers one month of free weight loss and nutritional guidance for patients with Type 2.
"People living with diabetes can substantially improve their health, in some cases reverse their Type 2 diabetes, through the right diet and fitness regimen," said Dr. Rebecca Cipriano, the acclaimed doctor of obstetrics and gynecology – with a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition – who founded Pop Weight Loss in 2008...

Alamo Drafthouse Franchise Partner Reaches 10 Year Milestone »

August 20, 2014 at 7:51AM PDT | Source: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // AUSTIN, TX - Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is pleased to recognize the ten-year anniversary of franchise partners, Brandon Arceneaux and Chris Hoegemeyer. Brandon and Chris are the co-owners of BACH Holdings, LLC which is the parent company for venues in the San Antonio and S. Texas area.
On August 20th, 2004 the first Alamo Drafthouse Cinema opened in San Antonio, TX at the Westlakes location on the southwest side of the city. Through the next 10 years they have opened 2 more San Antonio locations, a location in New Braunfels, TX and are under construction in Laredo, TX.
Brandon and Chris first met as college roommates and eventually went into business together to become the first franchise partner of the Alamo Drafthouse...

Patrice & Associates Salutes Veterans With Franchising Discount »

August 20, 2014 at 7:45AM PDT | Source: Patrice & Associates

United States Veterans Who Qualify for a Franchise Location Are Now Eligible for a 10 Percent Discount
August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // DUNKIRK, MD - Patrice & Associates, the nation’s preeminent strategic partner in the restaurant industry, announced today the launch of a new franchise discount exclusively available to military veterans who have served in the United States armed forces. Prospective franchisees who qualify will receive a 10 percent discount off the standard new franchise fee.
"All too often, the men and women who volunteer their time to serve and defend this country, exit the military to find job opportunities are few and far apart," said Patrice Rice, CEO and Founder of Patrice & Associates...

Revamped Hyatt Mobile App Now Includes Integration With Uber »

August 20, 2014 at 7:40AM PDT | Source: Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

Guest Feedback Drove New App and Mobile Site with Simplified Booking and more Visual Design
CHICAGO - August 20, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced a new feature on Hyatt's revamped iOS and Android app that makes it easier for guests to get from their current location to their Hyatt hotel. Hyatt is the first hotel brand to integrate its mobile app with Uber, a technology platform that connects riders with transportation on-demand.
"We are constantly evolving our online and offline experiences by listening to guests and understanding their needs. Our guests seek seamlessness on the go, and their feedback drove our approach to Hyatt's new mobile offerings"
In the more than 100 cities around the world in which Uber operates and Hyatt hotels are located, an Uber button will now appear under the My Reservations section of the Hyatt app from the day of check-in to the end of the stay...



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