Business Briefs

Prancing Penny’s joins Pet Sitters International

Prancing Penny’s Pet Sitting, which provides services in Coweta, Carroll, Douglas and Paulding counties, has been accepted for membership in Pet Sitters International, an organization of more than 7,000 independent professional pet sitting services throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. Founded in 1994, PSI is the world’s largest educational association for professional pet sitters.

PSI offers members access to bonding and liability insurance and educational resources such as PSI’s Certification Program and annual Quest convention.

"With membership in PSI, Prancing Penny’s Pet Sitting has reinforced its dedication to offering professional, quality services and increasing their knowledge of the pet care industry,” said Christine E. Scarborough of Prancing Penny's.

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Let Them Eat Toffee celebrates anniversary

Let Them Eat Toffee is celebrating its fifth year in business. As part of the anniversary celebration, the store partnered with KING of POPS to raise money for Bridging the Gap during the Chattahoochee Bend River Fest in downtown Newnan.

The store raised $120 for Bridging the Gap through the sale of the frozen pops.

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Driven Import Auto Care opens

Driven Import Auto Care has opened on Tower Place in Newnan.

Driven specializes in factory quality repair and parts at reduced costs. Technicians are factory trained and experienced, and use factory parts and factory repair standards, all in a clean, professional environment. Local pick-up and delivery is available.

Driven Import Auto Care specializes in Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Infiniti, Lexus, Acura, and BMW.

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Remodeled O’Charley’s reopens

The Newnan O’Charley’s reopened July 11 after a week of renovations and reimaging.

Changes include a more open, expansive floor plan, more booths and a more flexible floor space to accommodate larger parties. The store got a new logo outside and new menu items.

The Newnan location is one of several nationwide to receive the “reimagination.” The renovation plan was orchestrated by new leadership at American Blue Ribbon Holdings, which acquired the chain in May 2012.

“We’re so proud to be part of this community, and I can’t think of a better restaurant staff and town to go through this remodel with,” said Todd Casale, general manager of the Newnan O’Charley's. “Our loyal guests have been dining at this location since 1995 and I am confident they will love the new look and feel, as well as the new menu items.”

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Kohl’s awards three scholarships in Atlanta area

Kohl’s Department stores awarded $1,000 scholarships to 182 youth volunteers around the country through its Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program.

Three winners were from the Atlanta area, including Olivia Ries, 11, of Fayetteville.

Ries launched an endangered species rhino campaign to raise awareness of the issues of rhino poaching in South Africa, including a youth letter writing campaign. She personally delivered more than 10,000 letters to South African President Jacob Zuma and the South African Environmental Ministry.

Each regional-level winner qualifies for one of ten $10,000 scholarships, which will be announced at the end of July. Those winners will also see $1,000 donated to the nonprofits of their choice.

Since the program has begun, Kohl’s has recognized more than 22,000 youth, with more than $4.3 million in scholarships and prizes.

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Hampton Inn supporting Back 2 School Extravaganza

Hampton Inn is supporting Hear Me Sing LLC’s Back 2 School Extravaganza school supply giveaway, which will be Aug. 2 from 2 to 6 p.m. at First Avenue Park in Newnan.

You can drop school supplies off at the Newnan Hampton Inn between now and the day of the event.

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Cuisine Runners restaurant delivery launches

Cuisine Runners restaurant food delivery service partners with local restaurants to deliver meals to local businesses, hotels, and homes.

The company is currently delivering for CC’s Wings & Things, Twisted Peelz, Wingyard and Big Daddy’s BBQ. Delivery fees are included and minimum orders are required.

For more information, visit www.cuisinerunners.com .

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