VetFran Franchisee Raises Over $400 for Fisher House Foundation

Giving back is more than a phrase or an act, it is a dedication. Former VetFran Committee Chairman Joe Lindenmayer, Owner of California Closets Gulf Coast, and his team exemplified that this National Veterans and Military Families Month. To honor local veterans and their contributions, Mr. Lindenmayer’s Golf Coast team pledged to donate $25 to Fisher…

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VetFran Attends the Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference

VetFran is proud to have partnered with the Veterans Business Outreach Center University Of Texas Arlington to provide content for the Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference. The conference facilitated networking opportunities and learning experiences for members of the veteran community who are interested in entrepreneurship and business. The four-day conference just wrapped up in Arlington,…

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IFA and VetFran Members Heralded as Top Franchises for Veterans

Every year, the Franchise Business Review and Entrepreneur Magazine release lists recognizing the most beneficial franchises for veterans, highlighting those who offer incentives and other programs to assist veterans becoming franchisees. IFA and VetFran members were represented quite well in these power-rankings, following recent annual trends. In the 2019 Franchise Business Review, IFA and VetFran…

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VetFran Interview with Senator Martha McSally

About Senator McSallySenator Martha McSally proudly represents the people of Arizona in the United States Senate. She previously represented Arizona’s second congressional district for four years in the United States House of Representatives. Prior to serving in Congress, Senator McSally served 26 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 2010 as a full Colonel.…

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Dina Dwyer-Owens and Mike Owens Pledge $250,000 Donation to VetFran, IFA Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenna Weisbord, 310-995-0839 jweisbord@franchise.org @franchising411 WASHINGTON D.C., July 9, 2019 — Dina Dwyer-Owens, brand ambassador for Neighborly, a past chair of the International Franchise Association (IFA), and a past chair of the IFA’s VetFran Committee; and her husband Mike Owens have pledged $250,000 to the IFA Foundation in support of the…

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Five Military Veterans Can Win Free Travel Agency Franchise from Dream Vacations

Dream Vacations, the only travel agency franchise to receive a 5 STAR ranking from VetFran, is recruiting military veterans to enlist in its eighth annual, award-winning “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General” contest. The number one franchise opportunity for veterans will be awarding five veterans a free franchise as part of the nationwide contest, which…

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Recognizing PTSD Awareness Month

WASHINGTON, DC, June 12, 2019 – June is PTSD Awareness Month and VetFran at the IFA Foundation encourages their members to learn more about recognizing and treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. For VetFran, PTSD awareness month brings light to an especially important issue. According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, 7-8% of U.S. citizens…

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