Category Archives: New Initiatives

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Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Launches Bill Simon Memorial Scholarship Foundation

Earlier this year, fast-casual restaurant concept Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers launched the Bill Simon Memorial Scholarship Foundation in memoriam of the company’s beloved co-founder and CEO Bill Simon. As a testament to Simon’s passion for education and commitment to helping all achieve a brighter future, the scholarship foundation was...

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The Neighborly Project Honors Veteran with Home Repair Services

Earlier this year, Neighborly, a community platform of specialty home services, launched The Neighborly Project. This home improvement initiative honored a local veteran with complimentary home repair services. The project kicked off in Jacksonville, Florida on March 1st when the public was invited to nominate a former enlisted serviceman or...

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NRD Capital Establishes the “NRD Foundation,” Supports Franchised Water Solution

In honor of World Water Day, NRD Capital, LLC ("NRD"), an Atlanta-based private equity firm specializing in franchised and multi-location business investments, announces its first philanthropic pledge through the NRD Foundation ("the NRDF"). The first recipient is Jibu, a Kenyan-based social enterprise working to ensure access to basic human needs,...

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Abrakadoodle Metro Detroit Brings Free Painting & Sculpting Classes to Kids in Need

Happy, proud expressions on the faces of kids served by Samaritas (www.samaritas.org) signified the positive impact resulting from a series of free art events provided by Dawna and Al Kelly of Abrakadoodle Metro Detroit. The award-winning duo accepted the call to action by Abrakadoodle Corporate to bring Arts for All...

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Franchisee University Young Entrepreneur Scholarship Awarded to NYC Teen

The Internicola Law Firm, P.C., a National Business & Franchise Law Firm, recently awarded a New York City teen a $500 "Franchisee University Young Entrepreneur Scholarship" about what it means to be an entrepreneur while using the principles learned from "Success for Teens". We wish to congratulate Mbalu F. for...

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