Local business receives award


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Local entrepreneurs George McSwain Jr. and George McSwain III of SERVPRO of Davie and Yadkin counties were recognized with the President’s Silver award for outstanding revenue performance during an awards ceremony at the 47th annual SERVPRO Convention. A record-setting group of more than 2,800 franchise owners, key staff and corporate representatives attended the convention, which was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas from June 26-30.

“While building a successful small business takes work and dedication, our success is also a reflection of the support and exceptional disaster remediation solutions and training we receive as a member of the SERVPRO franchise network,” said McSwain Jr., SERVPRO of Davie and Yadkin counties owner. “We are proud to accept this award on behalf of our business and our employees, and are grateful to SERVPRO for giving us the tools, framework and training we need to be both successful and a resource to our community when disaster strikes.”

The Awards Extravaganza event was a highlight of this year’s convention, which was organized around the theme “All In.” The week of workshops and networking was designed to unite franchise owners, team members, distributors, associates and corporate employees. The program featured a keynote address by motivational speaker Connie Podesta (http://conniepodesta.com/) and 28 workshop sessions focused on leadership training and providing resources designed to help each franchise grow and better serve their community.

“SERVPRO understands running a small business is a challenge,” said Sue Steen, chief executive officer of Servpro Industries, Inc. “Our annual convention gives us the opportunity to recognize individual franchisees that have excelled at building their business, as well as enhancing SERVPRO’s reputation as an industry leader in disaster cleanup, restoration and remediation services. We offer our sincere congratulations to this year’s award winners and to all of the dedicated professionals who work hard every day to provide world-class service to their customers.”

For more information about SERVPRO of Davie & Yadkin Counties, contact McSwain Jr. at 336- 677-1415 or sp9942@yahoo.com or visit www.SERVPRO.com.

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