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Oct. 14, 2009
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ABA Releases Valuable Banking Tips for Small Business Owners
from Reuters
Here are five tips to increase your firm's chance of getting a small business bank loan. More     E-mail article

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Government Affairs

NAMA Government Affairs Website!
from NAMA
Your NAMA team, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has built a new government affairs Web site www.NAMAVoice.com. The website is designed to help NAMA members learn about, track and communicate with elected officials on our critical legislative issues. The Web site also allows members to send e-mails directly to state and federal elected officials. For additional information contact Ned Monroe at nmonroe@vending.org.
Click Here for the current Legislative Alert.    E-mail article


   ICE AND WATER DISPENSERS
  Another Way to Provide More to Your Water Customers

OCS operators are upgrading water services to provide improved water quality. Many are helping customers reduce the environmental impact of bottled water by offering bottleless POU systems. Additionally, operators are becoming more attentive to clients’ desires to improve safety and sanitation. One way progressive operators can provide upscale office water programs, help clients become more socially responsible, and improve safety and sanitation is to provide ice and water dispensers. More


Coffee

Free Workplace Coffee Gets Weak Reviews
from Reuters
One-third of U.S. workplaces provide free coffee to their employees, but just half of those workers find the coffee tolerable and one in 10 say it's terrible, according to a study recently released. More    E-mail article


Business/Industry


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Small Firms Face Credit Squeeze as Crisis Drags
from Reuters
Small companies create more than half of America's jobs, but the entrepreneurs who drive this part of the economy continue to complain that access to credit two years into the recession remains scarce. More    E-mail article

Farm Vending Machines
from Green Muze
Imagine purchasing your farm fresh cheese, eggs, butter and meat from a vending machine. Sound too strange to be true? Well it just may be the way of the low impact future. More    E-mail article

Corporate Social Responsibility

Iowa State Experimenting with "Green" Gadgets
from Chicago Tribune
Buying a soda and taking out the garbage arent necessarily universally viewed as "sustainable" activities, but some new gadgets on the Iowa State University campus might change that perception. More    E-mail article

National Grid Program Saves Small Business Money
from The Business Review
National Grid has a program for small businesses that can save them up to 70 percent of the costs of installing energy-efficient equipment. More    E-mail article


   Product Showcase: USA Technologies

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NAMA News


Have You Discovered the New Vending, Coffee & Food Services Guide?

Find "It" Fast by using the Vending, Coffee & Food Services Guide. Place the popular shortcut button on your desktop and cut through the clutter of internet search engines.
Find what you are looking for at www.namaproductandservicesguide.com.





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