The Grounds Guys Award New Franchise Location In Moncton, New Brunswick

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ORANGEVILLE, Ontario (January 31, 2012) – The Grounds Guys® Canada is pleased to announce the opening of a new franchise location in Moncton, New Brunswick.

The new owners of The Grounds Guys Moncton franchise are Tony LeBlanc and Steve Dunnett. The Grounds Guys® brand provides summer and winter landscape management and grounds maintenance services for commercial and residential customers throughout Canada and the USA.

Tony and Steve are taking on the Grounds Guys of Moncton location as a compliment to their work with Ground Floor Property Management, a company that they currently own and operate.

Tony LeBlanc has a wealth of business experience and the technical skills to match, having worked as a Software Engineer with IBM for 13 years and as an active real estate investor. A visionary entrepreneur, Tony also has a passion for fitness and has been working out for the past 10 years. He is married to Annie and a father of Sara and Caden.

Steve Dunnett was born and raised in Moncton, NB. Enjoying his lengthy career, which spans nearly two decades as a property manager and being a real estate investor himself, Steve has a passion for developing meaningful partnerships with his clients to ensure they each attain their investment goals. In addition to being an entrepreneur, he enjoys various sports and volunteer work. With a family first priority, Steve is married to Tracey and is an active father with his “basketball” daughter, Katelyn and “hockey” son, Isaac.

“We are very excited to be working with Tony and Steve,” said Scott Bryk, President of The Grounds Guys Canada. “Their professionalism, strong work ethic and natural fit with our Culture of CARE will enable them to serve the greater Moncton area with distinction.”

About The Grounds Guys® Canada

Since 1987, the 10 van Stralen brothers have built The Grounds Guys to become Canada’s foremost landscape management company, servicing a broad range of commercial and residential clients. The Grounds Guys business offers strong margins, sophisticated business systems, extensive ongoing support and low capital investment. New market opportunities combined with a well-established, reputable brand and mature operating systems represent a phenomenal franchised business for the right person. For more information visit:

About Sunshine Brands®

Sunshine Brands is the parent company to the Grounds Guys and Sprinkler Guys franchise concepts in Canada. With over 25 years of experience building successful businesses in the service industry, our companies are committed to excellence and integrity. We believe that our success is attributed to our people who share our company culture and values. We are passionate about the unique culture that drives our company, the Culture of CARE. We support franchise owners across Canada with an award-winning system*, on-going training and cutting-edge social enterprise technology. We’ve developed a powerful and competitive position in the marketplace and continue to grow with a clear and compelling vision for the future. It’s this vision that inspires every member of the Sunshine Brands family of companies to successfully share the Culture of Care.

* CFA (Canadian Franchise Association) Award of Excellence Gold Medal (2010 and 2011) for Non-Traditional Franchises, New and Emerging Franchises. Refer to media release at the CFA website.