Kidzart Offers Special Franchise Opportunity For Veterans And Teachers

Monday, July 07, 2014

Finding quality employment for our nation's veterans is a challenge. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 14.7% of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are unemployed long term (April 2010). The Bureau also reports that the unemployment rate in the education sector has increased from 3.5% in 2009 to 5.6% in 2011, leaving many teachers out of work. To help address these national unemployment issues, KidzArt is launching its Franchise Giveaway program for ten qualified veterans and ten teachers.

KidzArt, an international children's art education franchise company, will provide business opportunities to veterans and teachers who are over 21 years of age and legal U.S. residents through its newly announced Franchise Giveaway program.

"KidzArt is interested in providing former service members and teachers the opportunity to become business owners and leaders in their communities," says Chris Cruikshank, President and founder of KidzArt. "We hope that the special incentives in this program will encourage people to put their business, military or teaching skills to use and become entrepreneurs." Program requirements include an interview, the ability to attend training in Jackson, MI for five days and $3,500 available for working capital to launch the business.

In addition to waiving the $9,900 franchise fee, KidzArt is offering a protected territory, a Web page, a $500 online class registration system, $1000 off all start-up marketing services, complete business and art training and on-going franchise support.

KidzArt's Franchise Giveaway will continue until all winners have been selected, trained and start their businesses.

To apply or for more information on requirements and qualifications, visit or contact Sue Bartman at Email or 517-782-7544.

About KidzArt Founded in 1998, KidzArt is an international art enrichment franchise company that helps kids of all ages explore their inner artistic potential. Through afterschool classes, camps and birthday parties and fundraisers, KidzArt offers a diverse, multi-cultural, multi-media drawing and fine arts curriculum. KidzArt's "no mistakes" philosophy encourages students to try new things, explore their creativity and overcome their inhibitions or obstacles in order to grow and learn. Franchising since July 2002, KidzArt has franchised units throughout the U.S., China, the Middle East, Indonesia, Thailand, Canada, India, Singapore, Malta, the Philippines and South Korea. To find out more about KidzArt visit or call 800-379-8302.

Media Contact: Jocelyn Murray (203) 377-9980

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