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As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to alter the way businesses operate, Surveillance Secure is helping businesses maximize their current technology systems to keep employees and customers safe.
Maryland-Based Surveillance Secure was founded in 2006, but really gained traction beginning in 2016 when CEO Kim Hartman partnered with COO, Will Biggerman to effectively create the business model available to franchisees.
Ledo Pizza announced today that the company has promoted Will Robinson from vice president of marketing to chief marketing officer.
Ledo Pizza is always looking for ways to say ‘thank you’ to its loyal customers for their continued support.
In response to these unprecedented times, Ledo Pizza has launched its “Pizzas for the Frontline” initiative to donate meals to medical and first responder facilities.
Firehouse Subs announces the grand opening of its first location in Clinton, Maryland, at 8801 Woodyard Road, Unit 210.
Local Gaithersburg resident Charlotte Oslund is pleased to announce the launch of her new total house care business, TruBlue of Gaithersburg.
Ledo Pizza, a regional pizza franchise, recently ranked #337 in the Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® and #30 in Pizza Today’s Top 50 Pizza Chains.
PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has announced the signing of a multi-unit agreement to bring five locations to Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington D.C. within the next four years.
Minuteman Press International is proud to welcome John Prinkey and Kate Cusato as the new owners of the established Minuteman Press design, marketing, and printing franchise located at 917A West 7th Street in Frederick, Maryland.

Recent News:

Medifast (NYSE: MED), the company behind one of the fastest-growing health and wellness communities, OPTAVIA®, announced that it has appointed Lauren Walker as Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Operations.
Authority Brands, LLC announced today the purchase of Monster Tree Service. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Marsha Garcia, owner of Young Rembrandts of Frederick and Montgomery Counties, received the Winning Spirit award at the company’s recent virtual convention.
For the 11th year in a row, Training Industry has named Sandler one of the Top 20 Sales Training Companies; Sandler was also placed on Entrepreneur's 2020 Top Global Franchises list.
Fans of Roy Rogers now have more ways to get their favorite food, thanks to plans announced for the brand to expand off-premise options by offering delivery via Uber Eats.
Over 1,000 hotels franchised globally by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) were named 2020 Travelers' Choice award winners by Tripadvisor.
Marriott International is delighted to unveil a collection of one-of-a-kind adventures curated in partnership with Quintessentially.
Cambria Hotels, an upscale brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), continues its expansion across popular United States destinations with openings on both the east and west coasts this month.
Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning continues to grow its presence in the Northeast by announcing its newest location in Maryland.
Celebree School awarded a franchise to Claas and Jessica Wiley-Ritzmann.
Choice Hotels International expects this trend to continue as leisure travel bounces back faster than business travel amidst the pandemic environment, with leisure travel now comprising over 80% of room nights across the Choice Hotels portfolio.
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest lodging franchisors, has announced four leadership roles to advance the company's corporate priorities and drive growth.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) reported second quarter 2020 results, which were dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 global pandemic and efforts to contain it (COVID-19).
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest lodging franchisors, today reported its results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2020.
Kiddie Academy® is committed to supporting families whose school-aged children are distance learning by providing a safe, healthy environment where they can attend virtual sessions, do homework and connect with other students and teachers daily.
Senior Helpers® announced the company has achieved certification as a Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year. The company was the first national in-home care company to be awarded this distinction in 2019.
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, known for its award-winning, hand-crafted sandwiches, is continuing its nationwide expansion, further positioning itself at the forefront of the fast casual franchise space.
Hawaiian-style poke restaurant Island Fin Poke is about to strengthen its D.C. area presence with its first Virginia location.
Medifast, Inc. announced that it has appointed James (Jim) Maloney as Chief Financial Officer, effective July 20, 2020.
Monster Tree Service, the nation’s first and fastest-growing tree service franchise, is expanding in Maryland.
Sleep Inn, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. announced a new relationship with Relax Melodies, one of the most highly-rated sleep and relaxation apps on the market, to help deliver a better night's rest to guests.
The scholarship, named The Dan Collins Scholarship Award, was established in 2017 in memory of former franchise owner, Dan Collins, who passed away from cancer in 2005.
Over 35 properties in the Ascend Hotel Collection have ranked among the top five hotels in their respective markets on Tripadvisor as of July 6, 2020.
Winter the Dolphin's Beach Club is now a member of Choice Hotels International, Inc.'s (NYSE:CHH) Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels.
Celebree School awarded a franchise to Keyuri and Janak Rajani of Glenelg, Md.
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has made the difficult decision to transition previously furloughed corporate roles in the United States to a reduction in workforce, effective July 1, 2020.
Celebree School today awarded Josephine and Edward Johnson two franchises
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that Tim Sheldon is retiring from his role as President, Caribbean and Latin America in early 2021, following a 35-year career with the company.
Marriott International, Inc. is announcing the expiration and results of its previously announced offers to purchase for cash any and all of the Notes listed in the table below (the “Notes”).
Choice Hotels International, Inc.'s (NYSE: CHH) strategic focus on the resilient extended stay segment continues to position the company for long-term success.
Always Best Care Senior Services announced that local entrepreneur and registered nurse Tamara Riley has assumed ownership of its Upper Chesapeake territory in Maryland.
LaMont Hampton, the owner of Fresh Coat Painters of M.O.T., is excited to announce that he’s expanding his Fresh Coat Painters franchise to include all of the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced its offers to purchase for cash any and all of the Notes listed in the table below (the "Notes").
Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today announces a series of enhancements to expand the benefits of its Choice Privileges loyalty program for its more than 45 million members.
Dave Hiatt, who started as a Sandler franchisee almost 27 years ago, has been named the new Director of Franchise Development for Sandler.
Kim and Paul Burckhardt have launched Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services of Westminster-Eldersburg.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that long-time senior executive Dave Grissen has decided to step down from his position as Group President, the Americas.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today reported first quarter 2020 results, which were dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 global pandemic and efforts to contain it (COVID-19).
Marriott International, Inc. was recognized as the #1 company for diversity across industries on the 2020 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list.
Capitol Heights is a town in Prince George's County, which is the namesake of David Entwistle’s new Pirtek Service & Supply Center.
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