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Assisting Hands Launches Franchise Training

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NAMPA, ID — The national office of Assisting Hands Home Care today announced the launch of Assisting Hands University, a two-platform training program that 1.) focuses on the operation of the business and 2.) supplements the healthcare provider onboarding process. AHU combines face-to-face classroom training and online videos.  For example, before new hires attend classroom training, they are encouraged to watch a video preview so time in the classroom will be more effective. The Healthcare Provider Training platform is divided into 31 modules with a 100-question final exam at the end of it.  The modules are video recordings of an…

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Compassion Ministries Named TFNB Charity Champion

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MCGREGOR, TX — TFNB Your Bank for Life announced today the fifth Charity Champion for the 2016 season is Compassion Ministries, a nonprofit that provides transitional housing and care to homeless families as well as a number of other services. Compassion Ministries has changed the lives of thousands of homeless people in Central Texas for more than 20 years.  It provides a year-long support system that begins with transitional housing. Families live in a Compassion Ministries “Hope House” apartment for up to six months. During that time they learn the basics of financial responsibility.  They get help finding full-time employment. …

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Pearson Construction Honored for Magnolia Market at the Silos

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WACO, TX — Pearson Construction announced today that it received a top award for its historical renovation on Magnolia Market at the Silos in downtown Waco, which is now home to the hit HGTV show “Fixer Upper.” The “Outstanding Construction Award for Historical Renovation” was given at this year’s annual Association of General Contractors Texas Building Branch convention. The Silos at Magnolia Market, which were once an eyesore to the locals, are now a main attraction since Pearson Construction finished the project in October 2015. Chip and Joanna Gaines’ vision was to maintain the open, rustic charm of the old silos,…

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TFNB Names Veterans One Stop Charity Champion

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MCGREGOR, TX — TFNB Your Bank for Life announced today that The Heart of Texas Veterans One Stop has been selected a Charity Champion. As a Charity Champion, the bank will publicize information about the non-profit including their current needs. Veterans One Stop would like to build a “living memorial” that will serve as a place for veterans to reflect and relax while utilizing the organization’s various services. From more than 40 nominations, TFNB’s staff selected Veterans One Stop for the services it provides military families as they navigate the various issues facing our nation’s veterans.  When asked why Veterans One…

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1-800-JUNKPRO Dumpster Rental to Open

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. —After Kansas City native Clint Pringle decided to leave his corporate job that required him to travel weekly, he was determined to find a career that would allow him to spend more time with his school-aged children and serve people in his community.  His extensive research and determination paid off when he invested in 1-800-JUNKPRO, which will open July 1. 1-800-JUNKPRO is a dumpster rental company.  Pringle will deliver dumpsters to businesses, property management companies and homeowners in Johnson, Wyandotte and Douglas counties in Kansas, and Jackson, Clay, Platte and Cass counties in Missouri.  Unlike other dumpsters for rent,…

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McGregor High School Principal Goes to Harvard

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MCGREGOR, TX — McGregor Independent School District today announced that McGregor High School principal Robert White has been selected to participate in Raise Your Hand Texas’ annual leadership program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) in July. White was chosen following a rigorous selection process, including a thorough application, essays, reference letters and multiple interviews. He will take part in the weeklong program, “Leadership: An Evolving Vision,” taught by Harvard educators.  While in Cambridge, he will have the opportunity to connect with peers from Texas and around the world, learn new practices, and share leadership experiences. This year, Raise…

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