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					NEWS RELEASE


                                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN THE PUNCTUAL PLUMBER® announces new franchises.

SARASOTA, FL (May 24, 2005) Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, a nationally branded
franchise opportunity for plumbing contractors, announced the following plumbing
contractors became Ben Franklin franchises.

   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #52 North Augusta, SC; owner John & Stella Owens
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #53 E. Hazel Crest, IL; owner Mark Brennan
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #54 Manchester, NH; owner Don Benedict
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #55 N. Boston, MA; owner Gerard Silverio
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #56 Pleasantville, NJ; owner Stanley Swan, Jr.
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #57 Charlotte, NC; owner Mike Fowler
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #58 Clearwater , FL; owner Bill Bowen
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #59 Concord, MA; owner James Ferrante
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #60 Traverse City, MI; owner Steve Bacon
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #61 Terre Haute, IN; owner Jason Martin
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #62 Naugatuck, CT; owner Frank Fazzino
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #63 Richland, IA; owner James & Silvia Hadley
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #64 Coon Rapids, MN; owner Virgene & Paul Gavic
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #65 Rosenberg , TX; owner Marvin G. Ohl
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #66 Littleton, CO & #67 S. Denver, CO; owner
       Stephen Jusseaume
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #68 Atascadero, CA; owner Steve & Lisa Pahler
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #69 Gresham OR, #70 E. Portland OR,
       #71 N. Portland OR, #72 S. Portland OR, #73 Oregon City OR,
       #74 Hillsboro OR, #75 Newberg OR; owner Guy Wolcott
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #76 Milford, PA; owner Ray & Donna Price
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #77 Lancaster, CA; owner John & Jason Manning
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #78 Port St. Lucie FL & #79 Jupiter FL; owner Bob
       & Lisa Ludlum
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #80 Hopkins, MN; owner Tim McGuire
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #81 Minneapolis, MN; owner Al & Laura
       Foschiatti
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #82 Mission Viejo, CA; owner Joe & Bernadette
       Castro
   •   Benjamin Franklin Plumbing #83 Gilbert, AZ; owner Linda & Chris Stanfield


Benjamin Franklin Plumbing provides plumbing contractors with management consulting
services, increased purchasing power, front line and technician training schools, and the
benefits of a national brand.

As of May 24, 2005, there were 147 Benjamin Franklin Plumbing territories held by 79
Franchisees and company-owned operations throughout the United States, serving a
total population of nearly 20 million consumers.

About Benjamin Franklin Plumbing
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing is the fastest growing plumbing franchise in the United
States. In 2005, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing ranked # 383 on the 2005 Entrepreneur
Franchise 500® list and ranked #29 on Entrepreneur’s Fastest Growing Franchises.
Ben Franklin Plumbing also ranked #22 on the 2005 Franchise Times® “Fast 55” list.
In 2004, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing ranked # 453 on the 2004 Entrepreneur Franchise
500® list and # 46 on Entrepreneur’s Fastest Growing Franchises. Benjamin Franklin
Plumbing also ranked # 23 on the 2004 Franchise Times® “Fast 55” list. A customer’s
time is the No. 1 priority for Benjamin Franklin Plumbing. The franchise offers
customers on-time service & replacement and repairs done right the first time with
courtesy, convenience, cleanliness, competence and character. The company is owned
by VenVest, Inc., Sarasota, FL. For more information about Benjamin Franklin
Plumbing franchising or to locate a franchise in your area, visit
www.benfranklinplumbing.com or call 800-695-3579.


About VenVest, Inc.
VenVest is dedicated to improving the operations, efficiency, customer service and
profitability of contractors in the home services industry in North America through
affinity group membership and nationally branded franchises. In addition to
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing® Franchising, its other companies include Plumbers’
Success International®, BuyMax®, Electricians’ Success International™, AirTime
500™, One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating® Franchising, Success Academy™,
AirTime Canada™ ULC, and company-owned One Hour operations in Las Vegas,
Florida, California and throughout Canada. For more information, visit
www.venvestinc.com.


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For more information
Public Relations Department
VenVest, Inc.
(941) 366-9692