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 some of the more effective tactics used by top QSRs to successfully staff their locations. This program will be presented by Workstream hiring expert Josh Smith, whose guidance has led some restaurant owners and operators to reduce their time spent on hiring by as much as 70%! Although there is no charge, registration is required. Also, in just under one month, the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation will hold its first in-person event since COVID hit when the Northeast Chapter hosts its 11th Annual Northeast Gala – “Joy is the Jackpot” – beginning at 6:00 PM on April 1 at the Encore Boston Harbor Hotel and Casino in Everett, Massachusetts. You can register here to attend this don’t-miss Black Tie event or get more information on the Foundation event website or by contacting Amy Eldridge at  A room block is available with an exclusive rate at the sparkling Encore Boston Harbor and some sponsorships may still be available as well. Hope to see many of you there!