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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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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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Hire Veterans, Lower Your Taxes

Todd Quarfot Learn how the Work Opportunity Tax Credit can help franchises hire and other workers. Approximately 370,000 veterans are unemployed, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Adding a veteran to your staff not only helps reduce that staggering number, but also opens your franchise up to a world of opportunity. That’s where…

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