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Local landscape company to host “weCare” event benefiting cancer survivor

MELBOURNE, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2016) – Local landscape management company, The Grounds Guys of Melbourne, will be hosting an event to do lawn care for local cancer survivor Terry Hansen. Scott Young, owner of The Grounds Guys of Melbourne, organized the “weCare” Day  event to assist Hansen with yard care that he can no longer attend to himself.

Young is pairing up with Pete Bittner of Pete’s Pressure Cleaning who has volunteered to clean Hansen’s sidewalks and drive.

The Grounds Guys of Melbourne along with Pete’s Pressure cleaning are asking for neighborhood volunteers to assist with the clean up.

They will be cutting bushes, trimming trees and picking up debris to take to the local landfill. The work is expected to take a few hours.

Volunteers are encouraged to wear long sleeved shirts and bring gloves, rakes and trash cans.

The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 30 at 525 Ironwood Drive in Melbourne. In the case of rain, the event will be postponed to 10 a.m. the following Saturday, February 6.

For more information, contact The Grounds Guys of Melbourne at 321-608-4020 or at GroundsGuys.com/Melbourne. If interested in participating, contact Greg Young, at 321-432-2666.

About The Grounds Guys®: 

The Grounds Guys is a franchise specializing in commercial and residential landscape management services. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500,” The Grounds Guys is the newest concept of The Dwyer Group, Inc., family of service franchises. For more information or to find the location nearest you, visit GroundsGuys.com.

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Local Couple Fulfill Dream of Business Ownership

LUBBOCK, Texas (Jan. 25, 2016) – A former Aire Serv employee, James Russell, and his wife, Courtney, made their dream of becoming business owners a reality when they recently purchased Aire Serv of South Plains. The couple, who have been in the Lubbock area for three years, look forward to continuing to service Lubbock and the surrounding communities with the same great service they have come to expect from Aire Serv.

James began working at Aire Serv of South Plains in January 2013. Over the past few years he has progressed from an installer to service technician to now owner of the Lubbock HVAC company.

The couple knew they wanted to eventually own a business of their own. After working for years to save enough money, he and his wife have purchased the company from former owner, Ronnie Daniel.

“It means the world to my wife and I,” James said. “We have worked very hard planning the best course of action for our lives with the great blessings the Lord has bestowed upon us. To begin working at an already great local company and to then be able to own that company means so much to us.”

With more than 180 locations in the U.S. and Canada, Aire Serv offers a number of residential and commercial HVAC services, from full service repair, replacement and upgrades to routine checks and special installations.

“With new ownership our main mission is to provide the best customer service paired with an unmatched ability to provide the best heating and air conditioning service in West Texas,” Courtney said.

Aire Serv is a brand committed to giving back to the communities they serve. They have a national partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities. Aire Serv has 25 locations serving communities throughout Texas.

For more information about Aire Serv of South Plains, call 806-370-7593 or visit AireServ.com/South-Plains. To learn more about Aire Serv, click here.

About Aire Serv®:

Established in 1992, Aire Serv is a global franchise organization providing installation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and indoor air quality systems. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500, Aire Serv franchisees provide services to both residential and commercial customers from more than 180 locations worldwide. Aire Serv is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc., family of service franchises. For more information or to find the location nearest you, visit AireServ.com.

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Electric Service Company Opens to Serve Grand Haven and Surrounding Communities

GRAND HAVEN, Mich (January 12, 2016) – National electrical service and repair company, Mr. Electric, would like to announce the opening of a location in Michigan. Mr. Electric of Grand Haven owned by Jesus Ruiz has opened and is now servicing Grand Haven and the surrounding communities.

Mr. Electric of Grand Haven offers a number of residential and commercial electrical services, from full service repair, replacement and upgrades to routine checks on breakers and other household fixtures to special installations.

Ruiz is returning to the Grand Haven area after 15 years of working in the Automotive industry to start a local small business supporting the local community. He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan Technological University.

Tim Deiters of Deiters Electric, who has proudly served the Grand Haven community for the past 30 years, is joining Mr. Electric of Grand Haven.

Mr. Electric has more than 135 franchise location in the U.S. and Canada. They currently have five locations throughout Michigan.

“Mr. Electric continues to grow and we’re proud to open a new location in Grand Haven,” said Joel Worthington, president of Mr. Electric. “We strive to provide unmatched customer service with the best possible experience. Whether it is an emergency or an upgrade, we want the community members in Grand Haven to think of Mr. Electric first. We know Mr. Electric of Grand Haven will uphold our Code of Values, and provide excellent customer service.”

Founded in 1994, Mr. Electric recently celebrated 20 years as an electrical franchising company. Mr. Electric is the world’s largest network of franchised electrical service providers. The company has spearheaded many initiatives including a partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities.

For more information about Mr. Electric of Grand Haven, call 616-228-1098 or visit MrElectric.com/Grand-Haven. To learn more about Mr. Electric click here.

About Mr. Electric®:
Established in 1994, Mr. Electric is a global franchise organization providing electrical installation and repair services. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500,” Mr. Electric franchisees provide these services to both residential and commercial customers at almost 200 locations worldwide. Mr. Electric is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc., family of service franchises. For more information or to find the location nearest you, visit MrElectric.com.

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Mr. Appliance of Tampa Bay Earns Esteemed 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award 

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service

TAMPA BAY, Fla.  (Jan. 19, 2016) – Mr. Appliance of Tampa Bay has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2015.

“We are committed to taking care of our customers,” said James Roark, owner of Tampa Bay. “We’re committed to performing high-quality work with prompt project completion.”

“Only about five percent of the appliance repair companies in Florida have performed so consistently well enough to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “It’s a really high standard.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2015 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade; the company must be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.

Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality.

About Mr. Appliance®:

Mr. Appliance is North America’s leading appliance repair franchise system. Established in 1996, its franchises provide full-service residential and light commercial appliance repair. Mr. Appliance has more than 150 locations throughout the United States and Canada and is consistently ranked among the top home service franchises by Entrepreneur magazine and other industry experts. Mr. Appliance is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc. For more information, visit MrAppliance.com.

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About Angie’s List®

Angie’s List helps facilitate happy transactions between more than three million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly rated service providers in more than 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of more than 10 million verified reviews of local service, Angie’s List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.

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