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Leading Companies in the Printing Industry Assist Franchisee in Need

Friday, January 20, 2006

Press release from the issuing company

January 20, 2006 - MISSION VIEJO, Calif — Franchise Services, Inc., parent company of the Sir Speedy franchise network of printing and document services centers received a welcomed response from many of its vendors offering help to a franchisee in need. Upon learning of the devastation and near destruction incurred by one of its franchise owners in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, FSI organized a relief program to help the franchise owner rebuild his printing business. Leading companies in the printing industry that currently participate in FSI’s vendor support program are providing help in numerous ways from paper donations to free equipment. The value of these donations has reached nearly $80,000. “I’m overwhelmed by the support that Franchise Services and all of these companies have offered to me. Thanks to them, my business is now open again,” said Wayne Chambless, owner of Sir Speedy in New Orleans. Sir Speedy of New Orleans was under water for weeks following hurricane Katrina. Everything from copiers, printing equipment and paper was damaged or completely destroyed. Now reopened, the printing center offers a wide range of business document services local businesses can use to also get themselves up and running again. Franchise Services extends their sincerest thanks to the following companies for their generous donations: American List Counsel, BCC Software, Color Card Administrator, Danka, Epson, Hewlett-Packard Company, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Lanier Worldwide, Inc., Mohawk Paper, Office Tiger, Oki Data, Pinnacle Solutions, Pitman, Prudential Overall Supply, Secap, Scanvec Amiable, TST-Impreso, XpedX.




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