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AAFD Announces FLC Co-Chairs

It is with pleasure that we announce the new co-chairs of the Franchisee Leadership Council, Stephen Rymal and Richard Stroiney. Stephen Rymal has been a Franchisee of Griswold Home Care (GHC) since 1997.

Maximize Loan Forgiveness

Paychex, the AAFD’s endorsed Supporting Member for HR support and payroll processing, has just announced a great new PPP Loan Forgiveness Estimator for its clients. 

AAFD Welcomes Thirty8 Degrees for Safe Business Re-openings!

The AAFD is pleased to welcome Thirty8 Degrees as the newest member of the AAFD’s Suppliers Network. Thirty8 Degrees helps businesses like yours reopen in a safe and timely manner during this unprecedented Covid-19 environment. We know how important your staff and customers are to you, so taking the right measures to protect them is the key to increasing confidence. Temperature screening is one of those important measures.

E-Voting Comes to the AAFD: FINALLY!

The entire AAFD team, and especially our chapter coordinators, are excited and thrilled to announce that we have finally found, tested and adopted an electronic voting platform that can support the AAFD’s dedication to effective democracy! 

AAFD Legislative Update – June 4, 2020

While COVID-19 has stopped a lot of legislative efforts, it has also brought in new issues, many of them being fast tracked to help deal with the current issues. Here’s a brief legislative update:

CARES Act and PPP: While many documents have been put out on this, and endless webinars have been done around the forgiveness of the PPP loans, the latest from the Small Business Administration (SBA) was released on May 28, in form of the “Paycheck Protection Program Interim Final Rule – Requirements – Loan Forgiveness”.

SB-939 – No Commercial Evictions During COVID-19

The AAFD has just endorsed California Senate Bill SB-939 and thanks CA Senator Scott Wiener for authoring a bill that will provide a much-needed protection to franchise business owners in California by banning evictions of commercial tenants during the course of the Covid19 Pandemic.

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