Franchise Services of North America Inc. Third Quarter Webcast Notification

    TSX-V Trading Symbol: FSN

    CALGARY, Aug. 24 /CNW/ - Franchise Services of North America Inc. ("FSNA"
or the "Company") announced that it will host a webcast next Tuesday, August
28 at 10:30 a.m. EST to discuss the Company's third quarter results.

    To access the webcast please visit:
    English Event URL:

    French Event URL:

    If you have a question you would like to ask the FSNA Executives,
including Sandy Miller, Co-CEO; Tom McDonnell, Co-CEO; Dennis Via, CFO; or Bob
Barton, COO, please send an email to by Tuesday, August 28 at
9:30 a.m. EST.  The Company will make every effort to answer questions
received in advance.

    About FSNA

    FSNA is a publicly traded company on the TSX Venture Exchange. The
company and its subsidiaries own the following brands: U-Save Car & Truck
Rental, U-Save Car Sales, Rent-A-Wreck of Canada, Auto Rental Resource Center
("ARRC"), Xpress Rent A Car and Peakstone Insurance.
    U-Save, with its subsidiary ARRC, has over 1,100 locations throughout the
United States and is one of North America's largest franchise car rental
companies. Having primarily serviced the local market for the past 25 years,
current expansion plans call for the opening of airport locations in the top
125 markets in the United States and the major airports in Canada. U-Save
currently services 31 airport markets in 14 different states and the
Caribbean. U-Save Car Sales is a recent expansion of the U-Save brand into the
car sales market.
    Practicar Systems Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of FSNA) owns the
rights to the Rent-A-Wreck(R) trademark for all of Canada. The Rent-A-Wreck(R)
system operates a network of 50 franchises from coast-to-coast in Canada,
providing a range of vehicle rental, leasing and sales options to its
customers. The Rent-A-Wreck(R) system has been in continuous operation in
Canada since 1976.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the
    contents of this press release.

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For further information:

For further information: on FSNA or any of its operating subsidiaries
contact: Alison Tullis, Account Manager, CHF Investor Relations, (416)
868-1079 x 233,; Robert M. Barton, Chief Operating Officer,
FSNA, (601) 713-4333 x 116,

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