Local Entrepreneur Announces New Business Grand Opening

(SOUTHPORT, NC – APRIL 21, 2008) Local resident and entrepreneur Jay Astoske is excited to announce the upcoming grand opening of Mr. Electric® of Brunswick & New Hanover Counties.

Astoske will celebrate this new phase of his professional and personal life with a grand opening 11 AM May 1, 2008 at his office (808 N. Howe St. in Southport).

Those attending the grand opening celebration can expect refreshments and special prize drawings.

“The Mr. Electric concept of courteous and professional service intrigued me,” said Astoske. “I believe the key to business success lies in more than just doing a job for the customer. I think building relationships with my customers, in addition to providing top-notch service, is the secret to long-term professional prosperity.”

“I attended a comprehensive Mr. Electric training program at the franchise headquarters in Waco, Texas, where I learned to provide superior customer service through an in-depth study of professional management, financial and marketing training,” Astoske added. “I’m excited to bring this new concept to our area.”

Mr. Electric of Brunswick & New Hanover Counties serves all residents and businesses of Brunswick & New Hanover Counties including the cities of Leland, Southport, Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Shallotte, Supply, Oak Island, Calabash, Ocean Isle Beach, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Kure Beach.

“Jay Astoske and Mr. Electric of Brunswick & New Hanover Counties is a terrific addition of world-class front line service for area residents,” said Mr. Electric president Jeff Meyers. “We’re excited to have Jay on the Mr. Electric team and know he will do a great job serving his customers.”

Mr. Electric of Brunswick & New Hanover Counties offers residential and commercial full service repair, replacement and upgrades as well as security and landscape lighting, ceiling fan installation, high-tech troubleshooting, home safety checkups and a members-only Advantage PlanTM offering priority scheduling, preferential pricing and a variety of other consumer-friendly perks.

Mr. Electric of Brunswick & New Hanover Counties can be reached at (910) 457-6045 (Southport), (910) 791-2295 (Wilmington), (910) 754-6043 (Shallotte) or mrelectric.com.

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About Mr. Electric®:
Established in 1994, Mr. Electric is a global franchise organization providing electrical installation and repair services. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500,” Mr. Electric franchisees provide these services to both residential and commercial customers at over 200 locations worldwide. Mr. Electric is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc. For further information or to find the location nearest you, visit www.mrelectric.com.