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FASTSIGNS Honors Franchise Businesses That Give Back

Leading graphics and sign franchise business FASTSIGNS International, Inc. recently honored five franchisees for their community involvement and work with local charities as part of the brand's "FASTSIGNS Cares" initiative. Franchisees across North America take part in charitable efforts in their communities throughout the year, including offering discounted or free graphics and signs, hosting events, volunteering, providing local organizations with donations and donating banners to military service members.

The five winners were chosen by peers during the brand's 2018 convention Texas. In addition being recognized, each franchisee received a donation of $1,000 to a local charity they chose:

-Brenda Stipanovich of the Uniontown franchise donated to the American Heart Association.

-Larissa and Dan Croll and Matt and Barbara Metcalf of the Englewood-Littleton franchise donated to the Developmental Disabilities Resource Center.

-Renee Friedman of the Orlando-Central franchise donated to Friends of Down Syndrome.

-Chuck and Stephanie Drileck of the San Antonio - Northwest franchise donated to the Petco Foundation.

-Donna Bilodeau and Jackie Raymond of the Windsor, Ontario, franchise donated to The Hospice of Windsor and Essex County.

Five other finalists received donations of $250 to their chosen charities, which included the Children's Shelter in Kansas and Cove Valley Youth Group in Pennsylvania.  Brand CEO Catherine Monson said the company knows their franchise businesses are highly involved in their local communities and give back, and that the brand is proud of how their franchisees and teams serve others.

The biggest visual communications and sign franchiser in North America with more than 675 locations worldwide, FASTSIGNS is currently offering franchise opportunities in several markets. The total initial investment for one of these franchise opportunities ranges from $182,329 to $267,520.

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