Bright Future for Bright Young Lady

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We are very proud to announce the 2020 winner of the $5,000 Daniel R. Apple Educational Foundation Scholarship for outstanding academic performance has been awarded to Emily Flippen. Emily will be attending Blue Ridge Community College to continue her studies in the field of respiratory therapy, which she began in high school, and plans to… Read more »

Hire New Talent During Tough Times, Really?

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During my 33 years as a door dealer, whenever I was asked “are you hiring”, my answer was always the same…”we’re always looking for superstars”. Whether economic times were good or bad, we were always searching for the right talent. In fact, some of our most successful recruiting occurred when my competition and other employers… Read more »

Corona Craziness

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How is the Coronavirus going to affect garage door dealer sales? If the current threat level is maintained by the government, the impact on sales could be considerable in the next few weeks. That said, typically the American people get tired of being told how to live pretty quickly and there will be a big… Read more »

Monthly Drawing Prizes Awarded by Apple Group

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Congratulations to the winning entries for our Triple Job Slot for July and August. Jersey Pines Overhead Door, LLC was our winner for July and Nofziger Door Sales, Inc. won for the August drawing. They each will be able to post 3 jobs openings free of charge on GarageDoorJobs.com, a $175 value. As an IDA… Read more »

Apple Group Receives IDA Approved Program Status

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Attention IDA Members! The Apple Group is proud to announce that we’ve been selected by the International Door Association as an IDA Approved Program. This includes all of our services including business coaching/consulting, training programs and the new employee recruiting services provided by GarageDoorJobs.com. Companies chosen by IDA must provide professional services to IDA members… Read more »