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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Celebrating Veteran-friendly Franchises with the HIRE Vets Medallion Award

In 2018, Restoration 1 of Springfield joined more than 230 U.S. employers of all sizes in being recognized for their commitment to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development with a 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Demonstration Award. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veteran’s employment award that recognizes employers for their investments in creating meaningful, long-lasting careers for veterans.

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