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to RFMA Gives! 2014 — A "Power of A" Gold Award Winner
is pleased to announce that we have received a 2014 "Power of
A" Gold Award for our RFMA Gives program! The Power of A Awards
recognize innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and
activities that positively impact America and the world.
Our RFMA Gives program was extremely
well-regarded, with only 23 Gold winners this year out of more than 100
entries. The Power of A Awards recognize and celebrate the extraordinary
contributions associations make to society by enriching lives, creating a
competitive workforce, preparing society for the future, driving
innovation and making a better world. By receiving the Power of A Gold
Award, our organization's program is automatically in consideration for
one of six Summit Awards, ASAE's highest honor for associations, which
will be presented at the Summit Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C., on
RFMA wants to thank all of the
participating members, donors, volunteers and leaders of our RFMA Gives
projects over these past five years. We couldn't have won this award
without your dedication and generosity to RFMA and our RFMA Gives
projects each year.
"Apps & Appetizers" Member Meet-up is
next week in Dallas — have you registered yet?
us in the new RFMA office space to kick off our first RFMA regional event
of 2014 and Terry Byerly with Pizza Hut's new column series, "Wet
Your APPetite" in our Facilitator magazine. Come socialize
with your RFMA peers and learn how to prepare some delicious appetizers
while also learning about the newest app technology to make the most of
your social events. Remember to bring your favorite app to the party, as
well as a fully-charged mobile device!
When: Thursday, June 26, 5-7 p.m.
Where: The New RFMA Office | 5600 Tennyson Parkway Suite 265 |
Plano, Texas 75024
Registration: $15 per person*
here to register for this event now!
*You must register online in advance of
the event and be a current RFMA member to attend.
Facilitator: Reviewing tech
tools for facility professionals
to the newest column in Facilitator, Wet Your APPetite. This
column was created based on the positive feedback received from the 2014
RFMA session titled "Smartphone Apps and Websites for the Facility
Professional." Let's discover the best apps for making your job
Starbucks pays part of college tuition for US
workers who work at least 20 hours a week and enroll in Arizona State
University's online bachelor's degree will get $6,500, about half of
their tuition, for the first two years — and full tuition for the final
two, the company has announced.
Burgerville: A sustainability and sourcing case
the past decade, Burgerville has made a concerted effort to ensure its
purchasing supports it values — including local sourcing. It makes sense
to purchase from local farmers who may then become loyal customers, but
what if distant farms operate more sustainably than the local farms?
Domino's introduces a 'Siri' to take mobile orders
The Associated Press via Sun Herald
this week rolled out a function on its mobile app that lets customers
place orders by speaking with a computer-generated voice named
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Priceline flies into the restaurant business with
$2.6 billion OpenTable deal
is snapping up restaurant-reservation platform OpenTable for $2.6 billion
in cash, expanding the traditionally travel-only booking site's services.
"They provide us with a natural extension into restaurant marketing
services and a wonderful and highly-valued booking experience," said
Darren Huston, CEO of the Priceline Group.
Magnetic cooling enables efficient, 'green'
cooling is a promising new refrigeration technology boasting several
advantages — ranging from lower energy consumption to eliminating the use
of hazardous fluids — that combine to make it a much more environmentally
friendly option than today's standard fluid-compression form of
Green roofs can be cost-effective way to prevent
sewer system trouble
roofs are a cost-effective means of preventing sewage system overflows,
according to new research from Columbia University.
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How to negotiate a lease renewal rent reduction
Dale Willerton and Jeff Grandfield
If you rent space for your
business, it's important to properly negotiate lease renewals. With doing
so, ample benefits await — often including a rent reduction. You don't
have to wait until the end of your lease term (and you shouldn't). Here
are a few other points to keep in mind.
Mark Cuban: To turn around a team, change the
Billionaire entrepreneur Mark
Cuban discusses his early struggles and biggest successes, Donald
Sterling and Shark Tank — and offers frank advice for other business
your business has multiple locations, coordinating all of them is a
massive job. You need one source to get everything functioning as a
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The new Endura XL models received a great response
at RFMA 2014. If you didn’t get a chance to see Endura XL, take a
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& see why your business needs this upcoming addition.
iOrder, iPay, iEat: Changing the way we dine out
to the restaurant of the future: Digital menu boards change by the time
of day or season. Customers order and pay with a few swipes, and
restaurants know more about you — a lot more.
Job candidates aren't the only ones who lie in
When faced with a hard-to-fill
position or a shortage of great applicants or when trying to persuade a
talented person to leave his/her current employer, many recruiters and
hiring managers make the job sound more appealing than it really is or
paint a picture of opportunities that simply don't exist.
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Tips for opening a restaurant from a seasoned
Fox, CEO of Phoenix-based Fox Restaurant Concepts, has launched more than
a dozen different restaurant brands and has upwards of 40 units under his
helm. For his latest venture, a healthy fast-casual concept in Phoenix
called Flower Child, Fox drew from his industry knowledge and pulled out
all of the stops, even blowing through the budget repeatedly. It was worth
it, he says.
The Domino's Smart Slice goes to school
The New York Times
the uproar over federal rules aimed at getting schoolchildren to eat more
healthfully, you might think fast food was an endangered species on the
cafeteria line. but Domino's is delivering a pizza it calls the Smart
Slice to more than 3,000 lunchrooms in 38 states, up from 3 states in
Dunkin' Donuts to revisit the Golden State
Zacks, Zacks via Benzinga
Brands Group, Inc. intends to debut Dunkin' Donuts traditional
restaurants in California before the end of 2014.
Kickstarter campaign brings molecular sensor closer
do you currently assess the quality of your cooking oil? Or gauge the
ripeness of fresh produce? A new device that fits in the palm of your
hand is about to make it a lot easier.
Missed last week's issue? See which
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