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Catherine Monson Recognized as a 2019 Most Admired CEO

The Dallas Business Journal recently named Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International, Inc. as a 2019 Most Admired CEO. The 20 North Texas CEO honorees this year come from a range of industries including architecture, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, real estate, technology and transportation.
The Dallas Business Journal created The Most Admired CEO Awards in 2018 to recognize executives not only for impressive stewardship of their companies, but also for cultivating an inclusive, ...

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Largest Ball of Lint: Dryer Vent Wizard Attempts to Set GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title

- National Dryer Vent Maintenance and Repair Franchise to Create World's Largest Ball of Lint, Then Set on Fire to Raise Awareness for Fire Safety -
After months of collecting dryer lint from more than 9,000 communities across the country, Dryer Vent Wizard, North America's leading dryer vent maintenance and repair franchise, will attempt to set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the largest ball of lint next week. In an effort to raise awareness regarding the dangers of dryer fires, the ...

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Blo Blow Dry Bar Supports Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with Annual Fundraising Campaign

Blo Blow Dry Bar, the original blow dry bar and the world's largest blow dry bar franchise, is running its Blo for a Cause initiative to raise money for pediatric cancer treatment and research. Throughout the month of September, Blo locations across the U.S. will be accepting donations for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. On Saturday, September 28, Blo Blow Dry Bar will also donate $2 from each blow out to the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.
"As a survivor of childhood Hodgkin's ...

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Senior Helpers Debuts New Assessment Approach Based on

- New Approach Improves Care & Reduces Cost for Seniors -
Today, Senior Helpers®, the nation's premier provider of in-home senior care, announced that it has begun deploying the industry's first data-driven client assessment process based on the concept of "Micro" Social Determinants of Health (MSDOH).
Called LIFE Profile (for Life Independence Function Evaluation), the new assessment for senior care uses a framework to measure a client's ability across five key categories which include ...

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FASTSIGNS Recruiting Franchise Candidates At National Business Media Show In Columbus Sept. 12-14

- No. 1-ranked Sign, Graphics and Visual Communications Franchisor Continues to Grow Its Successful Co-brand and Conversion Program throughout East Coast -
FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today that it will be attending and sponsoring the National Business Media Show at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 12-14, 2019.
As part of its aggressive growth throughout ...

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Expedia CruiseShipCenters Sails Ahead; Signs 300th Franchise Agreement

- Cruise Industry Leader Makes Waves in Franchising with Strategic Multi-unit Growth -
Expedia CruiseShipCenters, a leading cruise travel agency franchise, announced the awarding of its 300th franchise agreement, reaching a major milestone for the rapidly expanding retail travel agency franchise. The milestone was achieved as a result of two multi-unit agreements that will bring Centers to Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. Expedia CruiseShipCenters signed its first multi-unit agreement ...

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Arizona Monsoon Rains Bring Hordes Of Mosquitoes

Recent reports have shown that cases of West Nile Virus in Maricopa County have already exceeded last year's total and with monsoon rains well on their way, mosquito bites are also expected to multiply this year. Because Arizona continues to present an ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes, their influx has doubled each year, a pattern that will likely continue.
Mosquito Squad of Greater Scottsdale is urging homeowners to take preventative measures and is sharing insight into what they can ...

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FASTSIGNS International, Inc. Appoints New Chief Information Officer

FASTSIGNS International, Inc., the franchisor of more than 700 FASTSIGNS® locations in nine countries worldwide, has welcomed Shayne Mehringer as the company's new Chief Information Officer.
Shayne Mehringer is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) who began his career with IBM and brings over 20 years of executive leadership experience with an extensive background in franchising, information technology, business startups and acquisitions. In his most recent role as CIO for Neighborly ...

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N-Hance Wood Refinishing Announces Partnership with American Forests

- Leader in Cabinet and Hardwood Refinishing Committed to Making Positive Impact on Planet -
N-Hance Wood Refinishing, a national franchise that specializes in the refinishing of hardwood floors and kitchen cabinets, recently announced its partnership with American Forests, the nation's first forest conservation organization founded in 1875. The partnership is truly complimentary as both organizations are committed to impactful conservation efforts to better the planet.
In an effort to ...

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N-Hance Wood Refinishing Grows at Lightspeed; Aims to Introduce 15 Territories Across Ohio

- International Leader in Hardwood Floor and Cabinet Refinishing Seeks Franchise Partners in Key Ohio Cities -
N-Hance Wood Refinishing, the leading nationwide franchise specializing in hardwood floor and kitchen cabinet refinishing with Lightspeed® technology, has announced plans to add 15 new territories throughout Ohio, secured through strategic partnerships, within the next five years.
Kickstarting development goals is local N-Hance owner, Thomas Fisher, who recently opened in the ...

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FASTSIGNS International, Inc. Signs Franchise Development Agreement To Open New Location In Chicago's Loop

- No. 1-Ranked Sign, Graphics and Visual Communications Franchisor Continues Midwest Expansion, Recruiting Franchisee Candidates at Franchise Expo Chicago Sept. 13-14, 2019 -
FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today it signed a franchise development agreement to open a new location in Chicago — part of the FASTSIGNS' continued development throughout Chicago and the Midwest. The new location is ...

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Chem-Dry Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Receives Multiple Industry Awards, Recognized as Top Franchise

- Entrepreneur and Franchise Help Honor Home Services Franchise for Growth and Overall Success -
Chem-Dry, an international carpet and upholstery cleaning franchise, has been recognized as one of the top franchise brands in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2019 Franchise 500 Ranking and Franchise Help's 2019 Franchise Awards. In such a large industry with a wide array of both franchised and independent contractors, this recognition of the Chem-Dry network's performance are true indicators that the ...

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