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Karl Rove to Keynote SCWA 2015 Convention
SCWA is excited to announce Karl Rove will be the keynote speaker during the Monday morning session of the 2015 SCWA Convention & Car Wash EXPO.
Karl Rove — "The Architect" — One of the World's Foremost Political and Communication Strategists
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- Deputy Chief of Staff & Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush
- Credited with the 1994 & 1998 Texas gubernatorial victories of George W. Bush as well as Bush’s 2000 & 2004 successful Presidential Campaigns
- Current Fox News Contributor & Wall Street Journal Columnist
- Author of the New York Times Bestseller, "Courage & Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight".
- Eye Witness to 9/11 and Other World Shaping Events
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Wichita Falls, Texas, car washes can keep using city water
Wichita Falls, Texas, car washes can continue to use city water, no matter how low the lakes get. Still in place, though, car washes will continue to be closed Sundays and Mondays. The new amendments by city councilors today overturns a previous ordinance that car washes had to find an alternative water source if lakes hit 20 percent.
New BumperDoc location offers auto detailing
Professional Carwashing & Detailing
BumperDoc of Tempe, Arizona, has recently opening its doors, and its grand opening celebration will be held this month, according to a press release. BumperDoc offers full-service collision repair including bumper repair, dent and door ding removal, window tinting, headlight restoration, auto detailing and more, said the release. Its owners shared in the release that integrity and caring for customers describes their philosophy about customer service and running a business.
Is El Nino here? Not quite yet, scientists say
El Nino, a phase of warm sea surface temperatures in the central and eastern equatorial Pacific, is not quite here, scientists have concluded in their latest status update that was issued on Dec. 4. Currently, there is a 65 percent chance that El Nino will develop this winter and last until spring. If El Nino does develop, it is expected to be weak.
US small business optimism highest since early 2008
Small-business owners in the U.S. are more optimistic now than at any time since early 2008, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index. The overall Index score rose to 58 in November, up from 49 in July. The Index was last this high in the first quarter of 2008 when it was at 83. Despite these significant gains, the overall Index is still well below pre-recession levels.
Greeley, Colorado, water conservation plan under review
Greeley Tribune via Shale Plays Media
Sixty thousand is the Greeley (Colorado) Water and Sewer Board’s magic number. That’s how many acre-feet of water the planning body expects will be needed by 2060 to sustain a population more than double its current level. "Right now, we have about 31,000 acre-feet in supplies and our demand is about 26,000 to 28,000. So we’re ahead of our demand at this point," said Eric Reckentine, Greeley’s deputy director of water resources.
Danny's illegal worker scheme not common
The Arizona Republic
Contrary to some claims, what Danny Hendon of Danny's Family Car Wash did to hire illegal immigrants wasn't common. This wasn't an employer winking and nodding at suspect identify documents with a potentially phony name or Social Security number. That wouldn't get the job done under Arizona law, which requires state employers to use the federal electronic verification system for work eligibility, E-Verify. E-Verify spits out phony names or numbers.
Develop attainable business resolutions to resonate year-round
By Ellyn Caruso
As the calendar year draws to a close, it's beneficial to establish goals and set in motion a series of attainable business resolutions as we leap into 2015. Resolutions are typically lists loaded with specifics that quickly fall off the radar. This year, consider creating plans filled with concepts that will spur you and your business teams into action and help ring in new business all next year. Here's how.
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