PenFed Sponsors VetFran to Connect Veteran Franchise Owners

The International Franchise Association Foundation today announced a new sponsorship agreement with PenFed Credit Union, the nation’s second-largest federal credit union, in support of VetFran. PenFed’s $25,000 commitment supports VetFran’s efforts to increase its reach nationwide during an events tour that will bring veteran franchise owners together with veterans in their communities and engage them through the sharing of their experiences in franchising.

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PrimePay Becomes a Gold Sponsor of VetFran

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 — The International Franchise Association’s Foundation (IFA) today announced that PrimePay will become a Gold Sponsor of IFA’s VetFran. PrimePay is a VetFran supplier member and their increased support to the Gold Tier represents an additional investment of $10,000. “I was thrilled to hear that one of our amazing sponsors decided to…

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Carly Fiorina to Highlight Leadership and Opportunity at IFA Convention in Las Vegas

The International Franchise Association Foundation today announced former Fortune 50 CEO and 2016 Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina will join more than 4,000 franchise business owners and leaders at the IFA Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Feb. 23-26. Fiorina will speak on leadership and veterans as well as participate as a guest judge at the NextGen in Franchising Global Competition.

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True North Hotel Group CEO: Veterans Need Our Support

*This story originally appeared on www.atourfranchise.org, a website highlighting the positive impact of franchising on communities around the country. Giving back to the community and helping military veterans is more than just an initiative for Lew Wiens — it’s a personal mission. IFA’s @OurFranchise highlights franchises that are making a difference in honor of Veteran’s…

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Press Release: IFA Applauds Reps. Claudia Tenney and Julia Brownley for Championing Veteran Entrepreneurs Act

Franchise businesses create a wealth of opportunity for veterans who want to open a business. (Washington, D.C.) [November 8, 2017] – Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Congresswoman Julia Brownley (CA-26) joined military veteran business owners today at a small business roundtable hosted by the International Franchise Association (IFA). At the roundtable, the Congresswomen announced their…

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Members of Congress and the IFA Unveil the Veteran Entrepreneurs Act OF 2017

On November 9, the IFA hosted a roundtable discussion on Capitol Hill, announcing the bipartisan Veteran Entrepreneur’s Act of 2017. Congresswomen Tenney (NY-22) and Congresswoman Brownley (CA-26) were joined by IFA’s President and CEO Robert Cresanti along with veteran franchise owners. Discussion centered around the stories of the veterans and their business endeavors, especially how…

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IFA Foundation’s VetFran Program Partners With Defenders Gateway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenna Weisbord, 310-995-0839jweisbord@franchise.org@franchising411 IFA Foundation’s VetFran Program Partners with Defenders Gateway WASHINGTON, July 19 – The IFA Foundation announces the start of a new partnership with Defenders Gateway, a company launching an app that will honor members of the military, first responders and families of the fallen. Defenders Gateway is a company…

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STOP Restoration Launches Franchise Fee Giveaway for Veterans

As a longtime member of the VetFran program, STOP Restoration is committed to honoring the legacy of veterans by providing training, assistance and franchising opportunities at a discounted rate. The Franchise Fee Giveaway is in keeping with this commitment. Clark says it is the first of many initiatives aimed at improving the lives of veterans across the country.

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Putting Heroes First

The franchise community has made a commitment to U.S. veterans by providing business opportunities and support in pursuing those opportunities. Franchisors work together to reduce veteran unemployment and offer franchise investment incentives, while the International Franchise Association works to provide education and tools to help U.S. service members chart their civilian futures.

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