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A.V.W. Equipment Co., Inc.
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Our European trip is filling up fast. Secure your spot TODAY for the week-long excursion to see car wash locations in Germany, France and Switzerland with fellow car wash professionals and spouses. 









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We’re looking forward to our next events for car wash industry professionals. So how many of our events will we be lucky enough to see you at? We’ve got something for everyone, from European tours to training and education, to sporting retreats, to the world's largest car wash barbecue. What are you waiting for?

Visit http://www.carwash.org/events to view the full article online.

 
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Brown Bear Car Wash has been honored for over two decades of environmental stewardship by the Puget Sound Business Journal in the annual "Healthy Community Corporate Champion Awards" program.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2016/06/01/brown-bear-car-wash-receives-environment-corporate-champion-award to view the full article online.

 
 
   
On Saturday, June 4, 2016, the Rocky Mountain Team Special Olympics was able to raise a total of $1,788 at their car wash fundraiser hosted by Kwik Car Wash.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2016/06/06/rocky-mountain-team-special-olympics-raises-nearly-$1-800-at-kwik-car-wash-fundraiser! to view the full article online.

 
 
   

Source: WGNO (ABC)

Ethan Franz loves car washes. He loves them so much, in fact, that's he's already brushing up on all his car wash knowledge for when he gets older and owns his own car wash. This boy's got drive! From the sights of the car wash to the sounds, he studies every little detail and can name all the parts from the rags to the brushes.

Visit http://wgno.com/2016/05/31/soapy-surprise-boy-with-autism-gets-car-wash-dream-because-of-facebook-photo/ to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
Check out this take on how New York's new $15 wage floor (similar to California's) will impact the car wash industry in the area.

Visit http://reason.com/archives/2016/06/04/minimum-wage-vs-the-carwashero to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Autobell Car Wash, Inc., headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., has opened a full-service wash at 1053 Patton Avenue in Asheville, N.C. Beau Watson is the store manager.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2016/06/07/autobell-car-wash-opens-second-location-in-asheville-nc to view the full article online.

 
 
   


Crew Carwash is beginning work on its first two locations outside of central Indiana, as well as a new Indianapolis facility. The company plans to invest a total of $15 million and add 75 jobs in the locations in Indy, Bloomington and Merrillville.

Visit http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/story/32148769/crew-carwash-growing-footprint to view the full article online.

 
PDQ Manufacturing
Commercial Plus, LLC
Leadership
 
   

Source: Forbes

Photo by Polish Press Agency (PAP) - [1], #5/28, Public Domain.

Many have written that Muhammad Ali transcended sport. To me he did so much more. He "went beyond" as only a truly authentic leader can. He transcended race, national boundaries, religious distinctions and bigotry. He even transcended his own braggadocios persona as he grew, matured and served his globally enriching purpose.





Visit http://www.forbes.com/sites/kevincashman/2016/06/06/the-four-greatest-leadership-lessons-from-the-greatest-muhammad-ali/#51b45de53394 to view the full article online.

 

Source: Entrepreneur 

Tony Robbins is in the business of breakthroughs. He helps people achieve personal and professional breakthroughs with his wildly popular motivational seminars, his life strategy coaching to CEOs, U.S. Presidents and billionaire hedge fund managers, and writing five internationally acclaimed books, the most recent a New York Times bestseller.

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/video/276925 to view the full article online.

 
Warsaw Chemical Company, Inc.
Ascentium Capital , LLC
Marketing
 
   


I recently completed a market research report on behalf of a client to determine the trends, usage and effectiveness of videos implemented as part of a marketing strategy employed by small businesses. Through my research, it became evident that video is an ideal medium for small businesses to use to brand storytelling pieces, which can live on a website, social media channels and can be used in press releases and email campaigns.

Visit http://www.business2community.com/small-business/important-small-businesses-create-branded-video-market-research-report-part-1-3-part-series-01563972#zs0vKTcVgyYlOZ6K.97 to view the full article online.

 

Source: AdWeek

Venture capitalist Mary Meeker's annual presentation always gets the tech industry's attention as a gauge of where digital trends and marketing are and where they're headed in the coming years, and this week's presentation was no exception. 

Visit http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/22-things-mary-meekers-internet-trends-presentation-marketers-need-know-171801 to view the full article online.

 
XpresWash
Goff's Enterprises
Supplier News
 
   

Ziebart Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Ziebart International Corporation) is excited to expand its support of national charity partner Journey4ACure (J4AC), a foundation focused on increasing awareness and supporting research for children battling cancer. Ziebart Corporation will be supporting J4AC at various events by collecting donations for a chance to spin their prize wheel. Visitors will have a chance to win Ziebart gift certificates and car wash cards that offer them free car washes for a year. Attendees can also stop by the Ziebart booth for free giveaways.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2016/06/01/ziebart-corporation-announces-summer-event-tour-to-support-national-charity-partner-journey4acure to view the full article online.

 
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