Harvesting Good in the Neighborhood: Abrakadoodle Celebrates Fall with Arts for All

Harvesting Good in the Neighborhood: Abrakadoodle Celebrates Fall with Arts for All

Autumn is a celebration of bounty, as trees gracefully show off nature’s artful transition from leaves of green to gilded shades of gold, bronze and reds. For Abrakadoodle, fall is a time to welcome students back to school and arts education, and it is another season to give back. As a champion for children’s art…

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NEWS: Dawna and Al Kelly Expand Footprint to Include All of Detroit, Michigan

NEWS: Dawna and Al Kelly Expand Footprint to Include All of Detroit, Michigan

Sterling, VA, May 11, 2018 – Dawna and Al Kelly, owners/directors of Abrakadoodle of Wayne County, MI, have expanded their territory to include all of Detroit, as well as neighboring suburb Grosse Pointe. They join a growing number of multi-unit owners within the award-winning Abrakadoodle franchise system. Dawna and Al Kelly of Canton in 2017…

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Abrakadoodle Raleigh Helps Carying Place Children Express How ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

Abrakadoodle Raleigh Helps Carying Place Children Express How ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

Glinda the Good Witch made it sound so easy. “Tap your heels three times and think – there’s no place like home.”  For homeless families working with the Carying Place, finding a permanent, sustainable home is a long journey. This journey can be particularly arduous for children. The Carying Place has helped families with a…

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Army Veteran Turned Entrepreneur Finds Joy in Giving Back

Army Veteran Turned Entrepreneur Finds Joy in Giving Back

“I want to give back to my community,” stated Eric Cohn just one year ago this month upon acquiring his Abrakadoodle art education franchise business that provides creative art programs at schools and community sites in San Antonio. Fast forward and Eric this month launched free art classes to benefit children at Haven for Hope…

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Abrakadoodle Leading by Example in Children’s Services Franchising

Abrakadoodle Leading by Example in Children’s Services Franchising

Sterling, VA, February 21, 2018 – As a follow-up to Abrakadoodle garnering a 2017 IFA Franchising Gives Back Impact and Innovation Award for its charitable activities, its top executive is continuing to demonstrate impactful leadership in the franchise community and beyond. These ongoing activities in combination with programming innovations and operational excellence earned Abrakadoodle a…

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Taking the Lead in Creativity Education

Taking the Lead in Creativity Education

Margaret Cornwell shares her inspiring message with area leaders in Montgomery, Alabama Creativity spurs innovation. This is a message Abrakadoodle Montgomery Education Director/Co-Owner Margaret Cornwell delivered to members of Leadership Montgomery at their Arts and Quality of Life Class Day and art show on January 25th. Some traits you see in creative children include the…

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NEWS: Abrakadoodle Helps “Dreams Take Flight!”

NEWS: Abrakadoodle Helps “Dreams Take Flight!”

Abrakadoodle’s annual franchise conference focused on dreamy programs, outreach and achievements Sterling, VA, November 2017 — Abrakadoodle’s annual conference “Dreams Take Flight,” held November 3-5 at the National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD, celebrated Abrakadoodle’s dreamy impact on its students; franchise owner dreams and achievements, as well as best practices and trends in art education….

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