Small businesses applaud proposed health-care reform bill

Boston Herald – The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce threw its support today behind a new health-care payment reform bill filed by the Legislature’s conference committee, saying it was a step forward for health-care affordability and transparency. “It sets a goal for health-care costs that builds on the progress we’ve made over the last 18…

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Massachusetts Senate Rejects Tip Pooling Amendment

Last week the Massachusetts Senate a jobs bills that aims to promote economic development.  In total, Senators filed 126 amendments to modify Senate Bill 2350. One such amendment offered by Senator Rodrigues and Senator Tarr would bring clarity to the Massachusetts tip pooling law. Amendment #76 that we offered would replace Massachusetts’ vague tip pooling…

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Milwaukee-, Madison-area Dunkin Donuts Support Wisconsin Special Olympics

Wisconsin police officers “did time” at 14 Dunkin’ Donuts locations in Milwaukee and Madison, staking out rooftops to raise awareness and $16,500 for Wisconsin Special Olympics. It was all part of a larger fundraising effort held each year called the Law Enforcement Torch Run: 1,000 Wisconsin officers march across the state, carrying the Flame of…

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Glenview Dunkin’ Donuts ‘Staked out’ by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to Support Special Olympics

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan spent a recent morning on a Dunkin’ Donuts rooftop in Glenview, IL, along with several police officers. The Dunkin’ Donuts annual “Cops on the Roof” event benefits the Illinois Special Olympic Games, held each June in Normal, IL. The Illinois Dunkin’ Donuts event raised $243,000 to support the annual games.…

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Illinois Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Host Local Law Enforcement; Raise $243,000 for Illinois Special Olympics

The Illinois Special Olympics Summer Games held this month in Normal, Illinois, received a big boost from Illinois Dunkin’ Donuts stores. Illinois Dunkin’ Donuts’ Cops on the Roof daylong campaign raised $243,000 to support the cause, crushing 2011’s total of $215,000. The Illinois Special Olympics serves more than 21,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and more…

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Chicago Dunkin’ Donuts Owners Support Law Enforcement’s Special Olympics Torch Run; Mrs. Illinois Lisa Sonnenberg and NBA Star Bill Wennington ‘Stake Out’ Chicago

As Chicago customers popped into the Dunkin’ Donuts at 1519 West Madison for their everyday morning fuel on June 1st, they might have looked up and wondered what on Earth Mrs. Illinois Lisa Sonnenberg and Bulls broadcaster and former NBA great Bill Wennington were doing hanging out together up on the roof with a bunch…

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Maintain the Highest Cleaning, Sanitation & Food Safety Standards with Ecolab

DDIFO knows that every Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owner is heavily invested in and takes pride in food and beverage safety and quality. However, factors like employee turnover, foot traffic and multiple language requirements can make it difficult to maintain consistent cleaning and sanitation standards. Enter DDIFO Sponsor Ecolab, a global company that has worked with Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees for 10 years and is eager to expand these relationships to provide the best cleaning and sanitation solutions.

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