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Jodie Andersen Elected Treasurer of MSA

Maintenance Superintendents Association

February 14, 2011

Jodie Andersen, CEO of Jodog Safety Innovations, was elected treasurer of the Northern California Central Valley Chapter of the Maintenance Superintendents Association (MSA) for 2011. As the chapter treasurer, Jodie will also serve as an integral part of the executive committee for the regional organization.

The Maintenance Superintendents Association serves to promote cost effective maintenance of the Public infrastructure, to support the commercial entrepreneurs who supply safety equipment and services, and to provide safety equipment, materials, and technical support. MSA is also dedicated to the ongoing education of its members and the dissemination of best practice safety procedures.

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Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE)

California Public Utilities Commission

February 7, 2011

JoDog Safety Innovations has been certified by the Supplier Clearinghouse for the Utility Supplier Diversity Program of the California Public Utilities Commission to be a Women's Business Enterprise.

A WBE (Women’s Business Enterprise) is an independent business concern that is at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more women who are U.S. citizens or Legal Resident Aliens, and whose management and daily operation is controlled by one or more of the women owners.

Being certified as a WBE means that a business concern has gone through a rigorous and stringent certification process that confirms the business is owned, managed, and controlled by a woman or women.

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February 7, 2011 - JSI Certified as Women's Business Enterprise (PDF)

JoDog Safety Innovations

JoDog Sports, Inc.
doing business as
JoDog Safety Innovations (JSI)

JoDog Sports, Inc.

February 1, 2011

JoDog Sports, Inc. has created JoDog Safety Innovations (JSI) as a division in order to better represent and market JoDog's safety products and services.

JoDog Sports, Inc. started off developing and marketing the XTend-A-Step telescoping trailer hitch step for trucks and SUVs. JoDog has since expanded into a company that brings to market unique work safety products and offers comprehensive safety training and services.

Along with the new name, JoDog Safety Innovations will be rebranding itself as a workplace safety solution company.

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February 1, 2011 - JoDog Sports, Inc. doing business as JoDog Safety Innovations (PDF)

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JSI Awarded Contract

Sierra Army Depot

January 20, 2011

JoDog Safety Innovations (JSI) won a federal contract with Sierra Army Depot for outfitting their Law Enforcement Vehicles with the necessary safety lighting and communications equipment.

The Sierra Army Depot functions as an Expeditionary Logistics Center that provides a complete range of logistics support for military operations, including the receipt, storage, repair, shipping, maintenance, and fabrication of assets.

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January 20, 2011 - JSI Awarded Sierra Army Depot Contract (PDF)

Maintenance Superintendents Association Vendor of the Year 2010

Vendor of the Year - 2010

Maintenance Superintendents Association

December 2, 2010

The North Central Valley Chapter of the MSA has selected JoDog Sport, Inc. as the 2010 Vendor of the Year.

The Maintenance Superintendents Association is supported by a membership comprised of Mid Management Municipal, County, State and Special District employees who are responsible for, and dedicated to the cost effective maintenance of the Public infrastructure, and the commercial entrepreneurs who supply them with the equipment, materials and technical support to carry out this vital mission. The Association is also dedicated to the ongoing education of its members and the dissemination of available safety procedures.

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Nevada Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

Recognized Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Nevada Department of Transportation

November 2, 2010

The Nevada Department of Transportation has certified JoDog Sport, Inc. in Safety Products and Training Services under the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) of 336399,423120,541690,561621.

The Nevada Department of Transportation has entered into a Unified Certification Program with the other U.S. Department of Transportation modal agencies entitling JoDog Sport, Inc. to bid as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise with the Airport Authorities of Clark, and Washoe counties, and the Regional Transportation Commissions of Clark and Washoe counties. In addition, this certification allows JoDog Sport, Inc. the ability to solicit contracts and procurement opportunities from other federal/state/local agencies.

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Jodie Andersen wins SEMA SBN Member of the Month

Member of the Month
- July 2010

SEMA Businesswomen's Network

July 16, 2010

Jodie Andersen, President and CEO of JoDog Sport, Inc., has been selected as Member of the Month from SEMA Businesswomen's Network (SBN).

The SEMA Businesswomen’s Network is a dynamic group of professionals representing the women of SEMA. The SBN oversees the continued development and management of the SEMA Mentoring Program, the Annual SEMA Speed Networking Breakfast, opportunities for SBN Member Networking, SBN Communications, SBN Projects, development of articles and member features, contributes regularly to SEMA Member News, and much more! The SBN, now over 270 members strong, is the fastest growing group within the SEMA membership.

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XTend-A-Step awarded Utility Patent

XTend-A-Step has received a Utility Patent for the Telescoping Truck Utility Step from the US Patent Office

February 25, 2010

The US Patent Office on December 22, 2009, issued JoDog Sport, Inc. the Utility Patent #7,635,247 for the XTend-A-Step. In a timely move, the Registered Marks for the product and the company were also issued. JoDog Sport, Inc. markets and sells a number of innovative solutions for prevention of injuries and accidents.

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Jodie Andersen wins Banner Award

2009 Award for Best Safety Innovation/Product

Builders Association of Northern Nevada's 13th Annual Banner Awards Ceremony

January 4, 2010

JoDog Sport, Inc., inventor and manufacturer of the XTend-A-Step has been selected for an Award as the 2009 Best Safety Innovation/Product from The Builders Association of Northern Nevada (BANN) at the 13th Annual BANNER Awards Ceremony in Reno, NV.

The Builders Association of Northern Nevada (BANN) recognizes the best in innovation, creativity, and strategy surrounding the Building Industry in Nevada. Each year, the BANNER Awards Selection Committee identifies companies and projects that they believe have achieved exceptional success in their local community. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

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JoDog Sport wins 2009 Best of Business Award

2009 Best of Business Award

Small Business Commerce Association

March 15, 2009

Jodog Sport, Inc. has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Automotive Aftermarket Accessories category by the Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA).

The SBCA 2009 Award Program recognizes the top 5% of small businesses throughout the country. Using statistical research and consumer feedback, the SBCA identifies companies that we believe have demonstrated what makes small businesses a vital part of the American economy. The selection committee chooses the award winners from nominees based off statistical research and also information taken from monthly surveys administered by the SBCA, a review of consumer rankings, and other consumer reports. Award winners are a valuable asset to their community and exemplify what makes small businesses great.

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JoDog Sport, Inc. dba JoDog Safety Innovations
is a women-owned emerging safety technologies company.

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