Independent Joe #74 June/July 2022

This year was supposed to be different. After a pandemic, racial unrest, supply chain issues and more, 2022 was to be the year things began to normalize. But then, Russia declared war on Ukraine, inflation – climbing at a 40-year high – didn’t recede as predicted, and today everything costs more than it did a…

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J in C Foundation Run Begins Tuesday

The third annual Dunkin’ Joy Run – a virtual month-long challenge to raise funds for the Joy in Childhood Foundation – takes place June 1 through June 30, and registration for the event is now open. Of course, the “race” is open to runners and walkers of all fitness levels and participants are encouraged to…

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Joy in Childhood Foundation Run

The third annual Dunkin’ Joy Run – a virtual month-long challenge to raise funds for the Joy in Childhood Foundation – takes place June 1 through June 30, and registration for the event is now open. Of course, the “race” is open to runners and walkers of all fitness levels and participants are encouraged to…

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Joy in Childhood Foundation

Just a last minute reminder that we’re only one week away from the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation 11th Annual Northeast Gala – “Joy is the Jackpot” – sponsored by the Northeast Chapter on April 1 at 6:00 PM at the Encore Boston Harbor Hotel and Casino in Everett, Massachusetts. Register here to attend this…

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Joy in Childhood Foundation

Time is of the essence for those who want to attend the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation 11th Annual Northeast Gala – “Joy is the Jackpot” – sponsored by the Northeast Chapter on April 1 at 6:00 PM at the Encore Boston Harbor Hotel and Casino in Everett, Massachusetts. Register here to attend this don’t-miss…

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Upcoming Events

First and foremost, those who’ve yet to register for our next webinar in the DDIFO Webinar Wednesday series only have a few days to do so as Top Strategies to Beat the Hiring Crisis will be held next Wednesday, March 9 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM EST. You can register now to attend and learn…

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‘Tis the Season

As the year-end rapidly approaches, it’s important that we not lose sight of those actions we can take that can really make a difference. In that vein, heading into the third week of December might be the right time to make that final contribution to the Dunkin Joy in Childhood Foundation. The foundation needs your…

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Joy in Childhood Foundation Events

As we come out of the coronavirus pandemic isolation, it seems timely to remind ourselves of ways we can help support others who’ve not been as fortunate. One perfect way would be to support the Joy in Childhood Foundation (JiCF). Next Wednesday, July 14 is the deadline to register for next Saturday’s Polo for Joy…

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Independent Joe #68 June/July 2021

April 22, 2021 marked day four of Dealmakers Week, presented by Franchise Times. It was also the day the magazine announced its 2020 Deal of the Year. Not surprisingly, the award went to Inspire Brands for its $11.3 billion purchase of Dunkin’ Brands. On hand to receive the award was David Pipes, Inspire Brands chief…

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Dunkin’ JOY Run Raises Funds and Creates Happier, Healthier Hearts

His friends thought he’d be too embarrassed, but Rob Wessel is up for anything that will help him do good and help others. That’s why they bet Wessel $100 he wouldn’t walk around his neighborhood in his Dunkin’ onesie—a white jumpsuit emblazoned all over with the iconic pink and orange Dunkin’ logo. “I said, ‘I…

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