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The hCard membership not only enables savings and discounts, but facilitates fundraising opportunities for schools and nonprofits. The hCard leverages social and mobile commerce to increase traffic and revenue for business, while supporting the military, first responders and nonprofits.

Have a Safe New Year’s Eve From The hCard!

As this year closes and another begins, we want to take a minute and thank our emergency responders for everything they do. As evidenced by what has horrifically happened in Connecticut, they indeed can carry heavy burdens as part of their work and their personal lives. This New Year’s Eve will be no different from past New Year’s celebrations, a police car or EMS Unit will pull up to an accident scene about 2 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

Our local heroes keep focused and our committed to our safety 24-7 all year long. It takes a special person to support our community when danger or tragedy strikes. The hCard does what we believe needs to be done in appreciation for our responders. We offer, for our police and firefighters, our Show and Save App dedicated to each organization; we include the sheriffs with the police and each of these important services have an opportunity to save hundreds of dollars at local merchants. Using these apps is absolutely free.

Police, Sheriffs, and Firefighters  can navigate to our hCard  website and click on the Got Mobile box, right center of the page and register for this FREE opportunity. Discounts in appreciation for what they do just make sense in these still struggling economic times. When our police and fire personnel download The hCard Discounts Droid or iPhone Mobile App, they will easily find local businesses offering discounts in their communities.

Be careful on New Year’s Eve; we want you back in 2013!

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Mailing Address:

SchoolHeart, Inc.
P.O. Box 61145
Raleigh, NC 27661 U.S.A.

Phone: 919 217 2423

For more information, email:

admin@thehcard.com

The hCard powered by SchoolHeart, Inc.  is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with additional offices located in Houston, TX and Tampa, FL. 

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Blessed is the Christmas Season!

It is that special time of year. It finally is Christmas Day! Over the past few weeks, Christmas music has been playing in the background at the office. The bells of the Salvation Army ring in unison near store entrances, and people have huge smiles for both friends and family. We even enjoy the get together with the neighbors. We have a big dose of that holiday feeling.

It is indeed Christmas and we have great joy! Just before the Christmas family dinner, we each pause a moment and count our blessings our collective freedom. We think of our military personnel who are off in distant lands or at bases, ships, and air stations and we wish they were home. But we all realize they have a job to do. They guard our beliefs and our democracy.

As 2012 has unfolded, we at The hCard have thought of our service personnel as well. We have purposely created mobile apps that are filled with savings and discounts for all who serve in our Armed Forces. It is our privilege to share this opportunity with those who serve us every day without question.

Military and veterans alike can save hundreds of dollars with local, regional, and national merchants using The hCard® Mobile Apps and it truly is absolutely free. It is very simple to sign up. Complete the short six line form by clicking on this hCard link and we will e-mail you the mobile link where you can download the app. The Military Discounts App can be downloaded to either your iPhone or Android phone.

We can also keep you up to date with biweekly deals and important updates exclusive to our hCard members.

We wish our military and their families the best Holiday Season ever! To all our supporters and our clients, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Blessed is the season

which engages the whole world

in a conspiracy of love!

Hamilton Wright Mabie

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This Holiday Season blog post is brought to you by the great people at The hCard. Find us and LIKE us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thehcard

Our website is http://www.thehcard.com 

We are on Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/thehcard 

Mailing Address:

SchoolHeart, Inc.
P.O. Box 61145
Raleigh, NC 27661 U.S.A.

Phone: 919 217 2423

For more information, email:

admin@thehcard.com

The hCard powered by SchoolHeart, Inc.  is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with additional offices located in Houston, TX and Tampa, FL. 

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The hCard and More is in Store for ’13

Over the past year, your hCard Team has grown in both community and focus to better serve businesses and individuals with national and local discounts, business community partnering, and fundraising. We want to grow even more in support of community in 2013 with a continuous alignment of relationship building and sharing, both locally and nationally, across the country.

More and more, The hCard is growing in stature and in opportunity. Because the foundation of what we do is grounded in an array of social causes, we have attracted much interest as we continuously develop our mission and core values.

One key aspect of what we do is completely web-based with a menu of mobile applications that are offered free to our military, firefighters, police and sheriffs, and community volunteers. We also have continued our long term commitment to discounts, coupons, and savings with a broad array of nationally and regionally known retail, product, and service local businesses.

It is through the hard work and efforts of our Founder/President, Sandra Burnett, that all of our vision is possible. She indeed had developed a simple formula of love and commitment of community that is even more heightened this time of year during the Holiday Season. Sandra’s strategic partnering with very recognizable brand names and her never ending insight into community services have pioneered ThehCard into the deals’ business with a community heart.

As referenced above, our unique mobile applications, powered by ThehCard, are indeed offered free to those who serve us on a daily basis and keep us the greatest nation in the world. Registration is simple and easy with an online form and these key people can save hundreds at local merchants using The hCard Mobile Apps.

With the increased use of smartphones and tablets, mobile everyday discounts offered with a social cause, are coming at the right time.

We have appreciated serving and we are now reaching out to Chambers of Commerce with our newest Chamber App that will bring even more businesses together in economic development. Included in this launch are mobile directories, economic growth, and business mobility; the support of chamber members just makes sense. We are The hCard, your Community Partner.

Visit our website today and see for yourself The hCard Experience!

We wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and the Happiest of Holidays! 

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This year ending blog post is brought to you by the great Team at The hCard®. Find us but most of all….. LIKE us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thehcard

Our website is http://www.thehcard.com 

We are on Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/thehcard 

Mailing Address:

SchoolHeart, Inc.
P.O. Box 61145
Raleigh, NC 27661 U.S.A.

Phone: 919 217 2423

For more information, email:

admin@thehcard.com

The hCard powered by SchoolHeart, Inc.  is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with additional offices located in Houston, TX and Tampa, FL. 

It is the Season to Give and Receive! YES! Receive Mobile Apps Powered by The hCard!

For The hCard and for all of us, it is the Holiday Season and we are surrounded by good will and the wonderful Christmas classics on the radio. It is one of the best season to be community-focused and thankful for our health and our freedoms. As we gather at Christmas Tree lightings, Children’s Choir, evening parties, and church and synagogue services, we are grateful for all we have here in the USA.

This morning, as the police and firefighters in a nearby town cleared the main intersection from a traffic accident, we didn’t give them much thought other than the fact that our destination was being delayed by the unexpected jam up.

Across the vast oceans and countryside, it is a cool morning in Afghanistan as our soldiers, our sons and daughters, fight the haze and the high altitudes near Kabul to defend our freedoms.

And in schools across the country, volunteers deliver dictionaries and read stories to primary school children as their day of education and learning begins.

These are often the unsung heroes. And we all know that we often take many of their activities for granted. But each individual serves a dynamic role in making America better.

For those who serve this Holiday Season, we as civilians can indeed give back in appreciation for all they do. We offer free mobile apps to all in uniform and in spirit who make us better.

Our Mobile App Program is very special. And it is absolutely free in these four categories:

Please head to our home page and join us as we give thanks to all who serve here and abroad. Please like us on Facebook and show your support! It is through the generosity of our civilians that make the program the success it is.

We feel honored to give back. We know that you do too. May the Season of Hope and Joy bring only good things to you and your families. Happy Holidays America!

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This blog post about mobile apps is brought to you by the great people at The hCard. Find us and LIKE us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thehcard

Our website is http://www.thehcard.com 

We are on Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/thehcard 

Mailing Address:

SchoolHeart, Inc.
P.O. Box 61145
Raleigh, NC 27661 U.S.A.

Phone: 919 217 2423

For more information, email:

admin@thehcard.com

The hCard powered by SchoolHeart, Inc.  is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with additional offices located in Houston, TX and Tampa, FL. 

Chamber Growth and The hCard!

The Chamber of Commerce in every town and city is one of the foundations of business partnerships and is the conduit for critical visibility for local businesses. It makes sense that we help keep both our Chambers and our businesses strong and vibrant through this current economic environment. The Holiday Season has come at the right time to support sales increases and additional profitability. This momentum can carry well into the first quarter and deep into 2013.

Although we are presently in pre-launch activities, we are focused on our first city launch in Fayetteville, North Carolina, home of Fort Bragg, one of the biggest U.S. Army installations in the country.

Our new Chamber App is designed to drive clients to Chamber membership and move them into the New Year with increased focus. The best business value is being promoted through the community- focused Chambers. It is when value blends with Val-You that our mission grows.

“Our Chamber App” will soon be the mobile Chamber Directory app for every business that has a Chamber membership as chambers join across America.

For a limited time, chamber businesses, including insiders, can save and join this community effort for only $199!  Your business will be seen on all five apps (see below).

This provides your business with the full menu of both visibility and opportunity:

  • Listing on all Community Mobile Apps for one full year 
  • Firefighter Discounts Mobile App, free for Firefighters
  • Military Discounts Mobile App, free for all branches, Military & Veterans
  • Police Discounts Mobile App, free for all Police and Sheriffs
  • hCard Discounts Mobile App free for Volunteers
  • hCard School Directory
  • Top Listing on The hCard National Directory
  • SEO support for business
  • Business Blog
  • Facebook Feature

With the help of Community Minded Businesses, we continue to offer our mobile apps for FREE to our military, veterans and first responders.

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This blog post is brought to you by the great people at The hCard. Find us and LIKE us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thehcard

Our website is http://www.thehcard.com 

We are on Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/thehcard 

Mailing Address:

SchoolHeart, Inc.
P.O. Box 61145
Raleigh, NC 27661 U.S.A.

Phone: 919 217 2423

For more information, email:

admin@thehcard.com

The hCard powered by SchoolHeart, Inc.  is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with additional offices located in Houston, TX and Tampa, FL. 

Photo supplied by the great team at The hCard, courtesy of Kookhai_nal, freedigitalphotos.net

Giving Thanks and Giving Back with The hCard

November is the month for both sharing and remembering. The month started with the commonality of all of us voting for national and local leadership, and we just recently remembered all those who have served with Veteran’s Day. The month concludes with what possibly is for many the most favorite of holidays, Thanksgiving Day. From our earliest history of Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrim celebration of harvest to what we have today in 2012, it is a day filled with family dinner, celebration and thankfulness for what we have in life.

The hCard is a family too. Our guiding principles center around the love and appreciation we have for others as well as our continued support for the local community and our continuing focus on  personal freedom.

The hCard’s Community Mobile App Program is a clear example of this blend of purpose, and we align our mission with businesses that feel the same way we do.

This Thanksgiving when we gather to give thanks for all those who keep us safe, we will focus on the Firefighters, Police, Sheriffs, our Military and our community volunteers who serve behind the scenes doing their duty here in our communities and across the globe. It is their presence and strength within a multitude of nations and here coast to coast that allow us to sleep well each and every night.

Our Mobile App Program is very special. And it is free in these four categories:

We feel honored to give back. We know that you do too. This is the beginning of a new and wonderful  season of hope and greetings. Please head to our home page and join us as we give thanks to all who serve.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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This blog post about Thanksgiving Day is brought to you by the great people at The hCard. Find us and LIKE us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thehcard

Our website is http://www.thehcard.com 

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Mailing Address:

SchoolHeart, Inc.
P.O. Box 61145
Raleigh, NC 27661 U.S.A.

Phone: 919 217 2423

For more information, email:

admin@thehcard.com

The hCard powered by SchoolHeart, Inc.  is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with additional offices located in Houston, TX and Tampa, FL.