Neighborly Breaks Boundaries at Reunion 2019

by Andrea Gaul, Communications Manager on August 16, 2019

This year’s Reunion in San Antonio, Texas, broke boundaries. Not only was it the most attended Reunion in company history with almost 2,200 attendees, but it also made a huge impact in connecting the dots for Neighborly within local markets. 

Numerous takeaways were shared at Reunion, but the most impactful one was given by COO Mary Kennedy Thompson during Monday’s General Session.  She challenged all franchise owners to do THREE things:

  1. Boldly lead the way. Before the end of this month, commit to getting together with at least one of your neighboring franchisees to find one way to work together. If one of your neighbors reaches out to you, make it a point to connect with them.  
  2. Go to the Neighborly Resources website. This website offers numerous resources to help you connect locally with other franchise owners. The url is:
  3. Approach your future from an abundance mindset. You belong to something bigger than yourself - a Neighborly “tribe” with a common language, code of values and mission. 

Reunion General Session

Mike Bidwell, CEO 
Lisa Zoellner, CMO
Mary Thompson, COO 
The Neighborly Show with Lori Johnson
John DiJulius, Keynote Speaker

Plus, click to view the "Neighborly Day in the Life" video.

The Grounds Guys Franchisee of the Year

Congratulations, Chris Draaistra and Family!

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Click the image below to view the Franchisee of the Year video!

Click below to view all Franchisee of the Year videos from Reunion 2019:

Aire Serv:
Rainbow International:
Mr. Rooter Plumbing:
Five Star Painting:
Mr. Electric:
Mr. Appliance:
Glass Doctor:
Window Genie:
Molly Maid:
Mr. Handyman:
Mosquito Joe:
Real Property Management:

The Grounds Guys Reunion Award Winners
Click here to view our this year's The Grounds Guys award winners.

Unveiling the Neighborly Marketing Mosaic
We did it! With your help, the mosaic is complete. Thank you for your participation and for sending in your photos!

Click the image below to watch Neighborly CMO Lisa Zoellner complete the mosaic!

Guinness World Record Broken at Reunion
Have you heard? Mr. Handyman, Molly Maid, and Mr. Electric broke a world record at Reunion! If you missed it, click here to watch the Facebook Live video. 

Reunion 2019 Snapshots
Last, but certainly not least, enjoy this compilation of fun photos from Reunion! Click the image below to view the slide deck.


Topics: Reunion 2019

Andrea Gaul, Communications Manager

Andrea Gaul, Communications Manager

Andrea Gaul is Communications Manager for our brand.



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