Lou Ramirez, of Upper Township, serves a cup of coffee Monday at Dunkin’ Donuts on Route 9 in Upper Township.

Local news media reported the news of the DDIFO National Conference in Atlantic City and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno’s keynote address.

The Atlantic City Press wrote a lengthy article about the Conference, featuring interviews with local franchise owner Arun Mandi and DDIFO Communications Director Matt Ellis.

Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owner Arun Mandi, of Voorhees, said he faces daily competition for the roadside coffee choices of New Jersey’s traveling public.

But when franchise owners from across the country meet today in Atlantic City, he suspects they will spend more time talking about pending or proposed regulations. …

The company’s franchise owners are meeting today at Caesars Atlantic City for their annual convention, the first hosted by Atlantic City. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno will be the keynote speaker today for the Dunkin’ Donuts Independent Franchise Owners conference.”  Read More

WMGM TV, the local NBC TV affiliate, sent a camera to videotape portions of the Lt. Governor’s address.