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Self Storage News Roundup

by Tony Gonzalez November 6, 2012 4:02 PM
Today is an important day in the news. Not only is it election day here in the United States, there is a lot of action going on in the self storage industry. Here's a roundup of only three items in today's news. [More]

West Creek Self Storage Holds Shoe Drive

by Winnie Hsiu October 5, 2012 7:24 AM
Shoes. Here in the United States, many of us have a closet full of them. We take them for granted. We don’t give them a second thought. We have access to them, we have money for them, we don’t consider them a luxury. Not so for others around the world. [More]

Zippy Shell Opens New Franchise in New Jersey

by John Stevens August 21, 2012 9:39 AM
Zippy Shell is working with Franchise Clique to find entrepreneurs who are looking for a new franchise opportunity. Together, they are creating a campaign to target those entrepreneurs.

"Zippy Shell is a great franchise concepts," says Franchise Clique CEO David Schwartz. "It combines the standard do-it-yourself moving model with the ease and convenience of having a trained professional do the moving or the storing for you." [More]

Mr. Storage in Pennsylvania Adds Free Pick Up Service

by Kim Kilpatrick June 29, 2012 10:00 AM
Several years ago, I read where a cook at a hotel restaurant on Bali went way above and beyond his duties and provided exceptionally fabulous customer service.

This man was a head cook for a restaurant at a hotel on Bali. One family who made reservations to stay at the hotel had a young son who had milk allergies. The boy could only drink goat’s milk. The boy’s mother had packed his special goat milk but the airline lost their luggage and thus lost the goat’s milk. [More]

Access Self Storage in New Jersey Supports the Local Animal Shelter

by Kim Kilpatrick June 21, 2012 6:10 PM
Access Self Storage in Franklin, New Jersey, held a car wash fundraiser at the first of June to raise money for the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge Inc. (RBARI). A guest of honor attended the fundraiser – a guest that had a most unusual and remarkable story.

Daniel, the guest of honor, was a dog that survived euthanasia. [More]

Harrington Moving & Storage Supports MayFest in Maplewood New Jersey

by John Stevens April 25, 2012 8:30 PM
Warm weather. Food. Friends. Music. Fun and games. Carnival rides. This and much, much more will be part of the MayFest held in Maplewood, New Jersey. It’s an annual event that the community looks forward to and enjoys. Festival organizers anticipate that between 4,000 to 5,000 people will attend.

Weather permitting, the Fest will be held May 20. If there is inclement weather it will be held the following week on May 27. The Fest will run from 12 noon until 5:00 p.m. [More]

Westy's Self Storage in New Jersey Supports Book Drive

by John Stevens March 22, 2012 2:56 PM
Westy's Self Storage in New Jersey announced its support of a local book drive. The self storage company has supported the book drive in previous years. It is pleased to be a designated drop off location once again for this year’s for book donations. The Summit College Club is the sponsor the book drive. [More]

Clayton's Self Storage in New Jersey Helps with School Expansion

by Holly Robinson March 20, 2012 2:22 PM
The future of our country lies is providing the youth of our nation with a good education. Ralph Clayton, owner of Clayton's Self Storage and Clayton Construction, knows this and is willing to do his share to support the educational endeavors in his community. [More]

Harrington Moving and Storage Will Particpate in the Valerie Fund Walk

by Kim Kilpatrick March 19, 2012 3:33 PM
Jeff Harrington, owner of Harrington Moving & Storage in Maplewood, New Jersey, announced his participation in the 2012 Valerie Fund Walk. The Valerie Fund is a not-for-profit organization that provides support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood disorders. Harrington always stresses the importance of volunteering in the community and feels this is a great way to give back. Harrington's own son will complete his chemotherapy treatments in June. [More]

Safeguard Self Storage Opens Tenth Facility in Chicago

by Tony Gonzalez December 20, 2011 9:15 AM
Safeguard Self Storage recently acquired its tenth facility. Their newest location is in Chicago and is located at 9001 West 47th street in McCook Village, 15 miles west of Chicago. Safeguard has 10 locations within the Chicago area and 63 stores nationwide. [More]
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