WACO, Texas — Entrepreneur Magazine listed The Dwyer Group as one of its Top Innovative Franchises. The parent company for seven home service brands including Aire Serv®, a heating and cooling brand, The Dwyer Group was recognized on the list for a program initiated by Dina Dwyer-Owens, co-chairman.

“It is an honor to be listed among the top innovative franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine,” said Heather McLeod, director of franchise sales marketing at The Dwyer Group. “We are dedicated to helping people achieve their personal and professional goals in the service industry through franchising.”

Entrepreneur’s Our Top Innovative Franchises contained 15 new and 15 established innovators. The Dwyer Group was among the established innovators.

The Women in the Trades (WIT) program, for which The Dwyer Group was recognized, offers scholarships to women to attend trade or technical schools so they can get service jobs or own their own businesses. The goal of the scholarship is to offer women the opportunity to break professional boundaries and pursue their goals in the service trades.

As of Dec. 31, 2013, The Dwyer Group had 1,596 franchisees worldwide, selling 120 new franchises year to date and has been franchising since 1981. In addition to the WIT program, The Dwyer Group has programs for veterans and public protectors interested in becoming a business owner through franchising.

For more information about The Dwyer Group, visit www.dwyergroup.com.

For more information about Aire Serv, visit www.aireserv.com.

Publication date: 9/22/2014

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