DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Fireman's Contractors, Inc. (OTCBB: FRCN) (OTCQB: FRCN) today announced CEO Renee Gilmore's participation in the International Franchise Association's (IFA) 52nd Annual Convention held February 11-14, 2012, in Orlando. Fireman's Contractors joined the IFA in 2011 and is a partner in the association's VetFran program, which assists returning veterans with their transition to civilian life and encourages franchise ownership by offering financial incentives to honorably discharged veterans.
"I'm very pleased to be attending this year's IFA convention, which offers a unique, educational and collaborative forum to prepare franchise professionals for future growth," Ms. Gilmore said. "The networking opportunities and shared business knowledge offered by IFA members has been invaluable, and the Women's Franchise Leadership Conference provided an abundance of knowledge as well as direction from many established franchised organizations," she said. "The support and encouragement we've received from fellow franchisors has been tremendous, and we appreciate their belief in the Fireman's Contractors organization."
The 52nd annual IFA convention kicked off with keynote speaker Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Network. For more than 12 years, The O'Reilly Factor has been the highest rated cable television news show. Other prominent speakers included David Novak, Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands, Inc., the world's largest restaurant company, who offered his perspective on key growth strategies for franchised companies, and Guy Kawaski, former Apple executive and author, who shared relevant insights on the art of social media, marketing and business management.
Fireman's Contractors, Inc. (OTCBB: FRCN) is a full-service contractor providing professional services for commercial and government clients. Services include Road Improvements, Pavement Maintenance, Seal Coating, Parking Lot Striping, Pavement Marking, Asphalt Maintenance and Repair, and ADA Compliance. Fireman's Contractors has completed its FDD requirements with the Federal Trade Commission and has developed franchise territories across the U.S. The company's goal is to develop hundreds of new franchise locations in the next 24 to 48 months. Fireman's Contractors brings a professional value system delivering outstanding results through honorable customer relationships and repeat business. Local firefighters are supported by a portion of profits which are donated to local Firefighter Associations. For additional information about Fireman's Contractors, visit: www.FiremansContractors.com
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