Archive for 2012

 

The Year of Faith

Monday, December 31st, 2012

This truly has been a year of Faith. First and foremost, as a devout Catholic, that was the theme celebrated by the church, which has been a wonderful source of support and inspiration in my daily life as a wife, mother and business leader. But more publicly, it was a year that people saw me [...]

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Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy and Innovation

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

It is a great privilege to represent our worldwide Dwyer family as I accept this award together on behalf of our father, Don Dwyer, Sr.  Had he lived to see this day, he would consider this one of the greatest honors of his lifetime.  And that just tells you how passionate he was about the [...]

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“Zig Ziglar will always be remembered”

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

A great man has gone to Heaven today. Zig Ziglar touched the lives of so many people and was the role model of positive thinking and constant inspiration to all who knew him. He was a man of character, and he was strong in his faith. I am fortunate to have known him during his [...]

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“The Community Commitment Award”

Monday, November 12th, 2012

This week, on behalf of all of us at The Dwyer Group, I was honored to accept the Texas Family Business of the Year Community Commitment Award from the Institute of Family Business at Baylor University. This annual celebration of entrepreneurs and family businesses from around the state is a huge affirmation that what we [...]

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Hurricane Sandy

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

As the members of The Dwyer Group team and the dedicated franchise owners and service professionals across our service brands address the recovery needs after Hurricane Sandy along the East Coast, please know that our hearts go out to all of those who have been impacted, including many within our own franchise family.  Everyone has [...]

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Customers First

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Our hearts and our helping hands go out to those areas across the East Coast being impacted by Hurricane Sandy. I give my thanks to an amazing team of associates here at home, our call center, our franchisees, and the wonderful service professionals who are making such a big difference on the front lines. The [...]

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National Women in Small Business

Monday, October 15th, 2012

This week I did an interview with KWTX-TV, my local CBS station, for National Women in Small Business Month. And I was happy to share the news of the Women in The Trades Program at The Dwyer Group, which is spreading the word about employment and scholarship opportunities for women across our service brands. From [...]

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Be Your Best Authentic Self

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

I want to extend my deepest gratitude to everyone who came together for The Dwyer Group Annual Reunion. We had more than 1,400 people gather at The Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas, for an amazing time of celebration, awards and higher learning across our service brands. I’ll be honest. The Dwyer Group Reunion could [...]

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“It’s like back to school, only better!”

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Remember when you were a kid, and you couldn’t wait for the first day of school? You would reunite with all of your friends, share stories about what you did since you last saw each other, and celebrate being a little older and wiser than the year before.  You would gear up for new lessons, [...]

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“My Kind of House Call”

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

At The Dwyer Group, our service brands make important house calls for customers in need every day. And this week, I get to make a special house call of my own. On Thursday, I will be visiting the Long Beach Ronald McDonald House http://www.longbeachrmh.org/. It’s one of the newest additions to an important organization with [...]

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