Welcome to FohBoh. Can you tell me if La Fiesta contracts with anyone for Service Evaluations (secret shopping)? Our company focuses on in-store visits and IVR programs. I welcome the opportunity to work with your organization. I would like to set up a meeting if possible, or I can send you our corporate information. Thank you for your time! Jon
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Just wanted to welcome you. I think that this is going to be a great site for networking and information. I joined last week and have already seen the value. Check out the Local Store Marketing Group for some great low cost ideas on how to market your restaurant. Best
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Puberty is an awkward time for just about everybody, but for transgender teens it can be a nightmare, as they grow overnight into bodies they aren't comfortable with. In a heartfelt talk, endocrinologist Norman Spack tells a personal story of how he became one of the few doctors in the US to treat minors with hormone replacement therapy. By staving off the effects of puberty, Spack gives trans teens the time they need. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)
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