Lapels Michael Eisner selected for NEFA Board of Directors
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Lapels Michael Eisner selected for NEFA Board of Directors

July 30, 2013 // // HANOVER, MA and FRAMINGHAM, MA - The New England Franchise Association (NEFA), the trade organization for franchisors and franchisees in the region, recently named Michael Eisner of Lapels Dry Cleaning as a member of its board of directors.

“Having been a member of NEFA for several years, I’m thrilled and honored to be appointed to its board of directors,” said Eisner, who serves as Lapels Dry Cleaning’s franchise director. “We have some impressive individuals on the new board who have experience as franchisors, franchisees and consultants in the industry. I’m looking forward to working with the board and NEFA members to develop programs and events that engage and benefit our Association.”

Eisner joins a board comprised of both franchisors and those who serve the franchise community. Board members include Bruce Wildes, Acadia Business Advisors, LLC, Cumberland, ME; Chuck Lynch, MaidPro, Boston, MA; Donato Dandreo, Compete Now, Boston, MA; Shirleyann Soltys, Shirleyann Soltys, CPA PC, Woburn, MA; Evan Hackel, Ingage Consulting, Woburn, MA; Kim Woods, Franchise Solutions, Portsmouth, NH; Murray Vetstein, Source4, Brockton, MA; Steve Dubin, PR Works, Kingston, MA; and Suzanne Cummings, Cummings Franchise Law, P.C., Stoneham, MA.

“Michael’s a great addition to our board of directors and a great example of the high caliber of members we have in NEFA,” said NEFA President Murray Vetstein. “With his help, Lapels Dry Cleaning has grown significantly, adding six new Lapels Dry Cleaning franchises in 2013 alone.”

With its corporate headquarters based in Hanover, Mass., Lapels has pioneered its eco-friendly dry cleaning experience for the past 10 years. Using the latest technology in equipment and cleaning solution, Lapels is one of the few dry cleaners in New England able to boast that there is no hazardous waste in their process. Their environmentally-friendly cleaning process has no odor and is gentler on clothes, thus lengthening the life of clothes. At Lapels you can see, feel and smell the difference.

For complete information on the Lapels Dry Cleaning, please visit For information on the NEFA, visit

About NEFA

New England Franchise Association (NEFA) is the trade organization for franchisors and franchisees in the region, with over 150 members. The mission of NEFA is to bring franchise executives, franchisees and vendors together to share ideas for success.

Franchising more than ever before, has an unprecedented opportunity to make a major positive impact on the future New England economy. In a 2001-05 study conducted by PriceWaterhouseCoopers on behalf of the International Franchise Association (IFA) found that in New England over 875,000 jobs are a result of franchising, the total output is over 100 Billion dollars a year, and there are over 35,000 franchise establishments in the six New England States.

For more information, please visit the New England Franchise Association via the organization's website or email to

Lapels Dry Cleaning – Environmentally Friendly Cleaners

Each Lapels Dry Cleaning store offers a full slate of services, including: same-day dry cleaning; shirt service; tailoring; shoe repair; wedding gown preservation; suede and leather processing; box storage and fur storage. Lapels Dry Cleaning has stores in: Arizona (Gilbert, Phoenix, Chandler); California (Poway); Colorado (Littleton); Connecticut (Cromwell); Louisiana (Monroe, West Monroe); Massachusetts (Abington, Bedford, Boston, Brighton, Cambridge, Cohasset, Dedham, Easton, Framingham, Franklin, Hanover, Marshfield, Newtonville, Norton, Quincy, Walpole, Westford, Westwood and Wilmington); Missouri (Wildwood); New Jersey (Brick, Freehold and Verona); Ohio (Liberty Township); Oklahoma (Oklahoma City); Pennsylvania (Bloomsburg); Rhode Island (Lincoln); South Carolina (Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Island, Forest Village); and Texas (Arlington, Brownsville). Additional locations coming soon to Austin, TX, Cedar Park, TX, Natick, MA and Needham, MA.

Lapels Dry Cleaning has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s 26th Annual “Franchise 500” as well as Entrepreneur’s “Top 50 New Franchises,” identifying Lapels Dry Cleaning as one of today’s top franchise opportunities. Entrepreneur's “Franchise 500” is the best and most comprehensive rating of franchises in the world and is based on objective, quantifiable measures of a franchise operation.

Lapels Dry Cleaning corporate offices are located at 962 Washington Street, Hanover, MA 02339.

To learn more about franchise opportunities with Lapels Dry Cleaning, call toll free (866) 695-2735 or email Additional information and up-to-date company news can also be found on the company’s Web site,

SOURCE: Lapels Dry Cleaning


Steven V. Dubin
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