Mover Press Box | Press Releases from MTV News: This Small Moving Company Is Taking Huge Strides Against Domestic Abuse | Thu, 17 Sep 2015 14:43:29 GMT Prepare to believe in humanity again: central Texas-based moving company has teamed up with non-profit Good Shepherd Shelter to shepherd (literally) victims of domestic violence from their abusive situations…for free. Texas Moving Company Helps Victims of Domestic Violence Flee Their Abusers for Free | Tue, 15 Sep 2015 13:40:00 GMT For many victims of domestic violence, escaping an abusive situation is a terrifying prospect. Even if individuals can overcome the emotional and psychological obstacles, there are the logistical considerations like managing to pack up and get out when time and resources are often limited. Popwrapped: Will Move Abuse Victims For Free | Sun, 13 Sep 2015 09:49:00 GMT is not your typical moving company. What makes them different? Well, just about everything. Aaron and Evan Steed started in 1997 when they were high school athletes looking to make a little money on the side. The ‘little money’ consisted of $20 and a pizza back then. Their business started to grow, hiring more student athletes to bank on their brawn and work ethics BullHorn: Awesome Moving Company Helps Women Leave Abusive Homes at No Cost! | Sun, 13 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT Leaving any abusive situation is emotional and traumatic, but imagine how difficult of an ordeal it might be when one has to pack and move, too. Thanks to a moving company in Texas, women – or men – seeking to leave an abusive living situation no longer need to face the daunting task alone. True Activist: When a victim of domestic abuse needs assistance moving - and fast, this Texas-based company comes to the rescue. | Fri, 11 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT Leaving any abusive situation is emotional and traumatic, but imagine how difficult of an ordeal it might be when one has to pack and move, too. Thanks to a moving company in Texas, women – or men – seeking to leave an abusive living situation no longer need to face the daunting task alone. Good News Network: This Moving Company Helps Women Leave Abusive Homes At No Cost | Thu, 10 Sep 2015 18:49:54 GMT Hundreds of women have Aaron and Evan Steed to thank for coming to the rescue. These owners of a Texas moving company have volunteered to complete the move for them, free of charge. This Moving Company is Relocating Victims of Domestic Violence for Free | Wed, 09 Sep 2015 08:36:00 GMT The Texas-based moving company has decided to use their business to give back to the community, relocating victims of domestic violence for free. Inquisitr: Professional Movers Step Up To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence By Offering To Move Them For Free | Sun, 06 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT Being in an abusive relationship is a difficult and painful situation. Far too often, women stay with abusive boyfriends or husbands because they have been isolated and feel like they have nowhere to go or no one to turn to. If they do leave, most women need to do it quickly and while their partner is at work or just not home. Jezebel: A Texas Moving Company Will Move Domestic Abuse Victims At No Cost | Sat, 05 Sep 2015 18:15:00 GMT Leaving an abusive home situation can be extremely difficult due to a myriad of obstacles, including financial abuse. One Texas moving company is aiming to help those in need by doing an awesome thing: providing free moving services., a company based in central Texas, has partnered with domestic abuse non-profit organization Good Shepherd to help victims escape their situations. LA Weekly: Moving Company Will Help You Leave An Abusive Partner For Free | Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT Abusive relationships often involve deep psychological ties and habitual living that's hard to escape. But one of the other key hurdles to leaving an abusive partner is the real, physical work of packing up and getting out. Bustle: Help Victims Of Domestic Violence Leave Their Abusers--For Free | Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT As much as people love to complain about humanity's never-ending descent into moral decay, there are some amazing acts of kindness out there. Take this Texas moving company, for instance. is helping victims of domestic violence get out of abusive situations — for free. If that doesn't do a little to restore your faith in humanity, you have some strange priorities. The Tribune: SLO's to hire 200 employees at its offices | Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:47:29 GMT of Houston is seeking to hire 200 employees by year-end at its four offices — nearly doubling the current staff of 200 part-time and 50 full-time workers. The Houston office has about 80 employees, including half who work part time. The Fresno Bee: wants to hire 50 Fresno-area student athletes | Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:28:00 GMT Highlights: Company also hiring in Houston, TXmarillo and Santa Ana. Job incentives include gym, massages, computer labs and flexible schedules. Model employees earn rewards such as TVs, grills. ABC 30 Action News Fresno: to Help Relocated Victims of Domestic Violence | Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:47:23 GMT A moving company new to the Fresno area has struck a deal to do some potentially life-saving work for abused women and children. The Business Journal: Partners to Help Domestic Abuse Victims | Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:19:41 GMT The moving services that is providing these women and children — both fleeing from an abusive situation and helping them move out on their own for the first time since being abused — is extremely valuable. Inc. Magazine: 10 Ways Successful People Deal With Stress Differently | Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:46:06 GMT Quick wins from successful entrepreneurs and CEOs who have built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies. KSEE 24 News: Adds Jobs, Helps Domestic Abuse Victims | Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:27:55 GMT A new moving company in town is giving student athletes jobs and now helping victims of domestic violence. Business Rockstars: Interview with Aaron Steed | Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:25:47 GMT CEO of, Aaron Steed, joins us in the studio for an awesome Rockstar CEO segment. Aaron shows us some different (successful) business tactics and approaches. is a moving company that hires student-athletes as movers. SLO-based expanding to Central Valley | Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:57:26 GMT, a Houston-based moving company is expanding. The company announced this week it is opening up a new location in Fresno. Hiring in Fresno | Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:50:05 GMT FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Moving can be a chore, and finding good movers can be an even bigger challenge. That's why one Texas company is tapping into student athletes to fill the need. I visited the company's new Fresno location -- where they're now hiring. And well... they're looking for a bunch ofs. SLO-based expands to Fresno | Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:43:07 GMT A Houston-based moving company focused on harnessing the strength of student athletes recently expanded to cover the Central Valley by opening an office in northwest Fresno. In the Black | Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:52:11 GMT Along with his brother Evan, the Steeds dropped out of college and jumped head first into making their dream a reality. Started in 1997 the company has come a long way but these two local boys remain as grounded and humble as all their employees. Entrepreneur Magazine: Entrepreneurs Name the Worst Trends of 2013 | Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:47:36 GMT At this years Empact Showcase some of the honorees were asked what trends of 2013 they’d most like to see wiped off the face of the earth. 7 Moving Tips To Make Your Next Change of Address Stress-Free and Totally Organized | Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:14:57 GMT 7 go-to moving tips on making your next relocation quick, easy and organized! Journal Plus October Issue: Give it all You've Got | Tue, 15 Oct 2013 12:13:31 GMT, started in 1997 by Aaron and Evan Steed, has grown to be the largest moving company in Texas. However, success could not have been achieved without the dedication, creativity and passion of its employees and owners. LA Weekly: Best Moving Company in Houston | Fri, 04 Oct 2013 10:28:47 GMT After a long time of growing their presence in LA has finally has been recognized as the BEST moving company in Houston. KSBY: Mover Gets Recognized by the White House | Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:29:32 GMT As part of answering the President’s challenge, overhauled its Appearance and Professionalism training to help all of its young employees build the confidence and skills to serve discerning clients, lessons from which employees reap benefits long after their job ends and can use in their future endeavors Pacific Coast Business Times:'s Next Move - Targeting OC Market | Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:17:40 GMT is expanding to Orange County! Aaron and Evan Steed explain what sets apart from other moving companies and how that contributes to their success. Santa Maria Sun: Best of Northern Santa Barbara County | Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:29:12 GMT is honored to accept the title of Northern Santa Barbara County best voted moving company for another year. We always strive to provide the best and most professional moving service in Texas. We are extremely proud of this great accomplishment and are pleased to share this sterling review with our valued customers and colleagues. Santa Maria Times: Stuff the Pet Food Pantry | Sat, 17 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMT The fourth annual “Stuff the Pet Food Pantry” event aims to raise food and supplies for the Humane Society. It’s sponsored by the Stuff the Pet Food Pantry volunteers, the Santa Maria Valley Leadership Class of 2010 and. edible Magazine: Tips for Wine TLC | Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:27:07 GMT Take a tour of new wine storage facility and get some helpful tips on how to store your wine properly. Times Press Recorder: Avila Festival Celebrates Wines | Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:07:32 GMT The Texas Wine Classic has chosen the Wrestling Club from Houston as one of its beneficiaries for the year of 2013. Fox News: These Hunks Mean Business | Fri, 14 Jun 2013 12:50:20 GMT Across the nation, moving companies are taking a new spin on the business by employing bright and eager college students. Not only do these companies provide their employees with valuable work experience, but they offer students the opportunity to get involved in their communities, hone their business skills, and much more. Forbes: What Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Get Wrong: 7 Lessons From The Rest Of The Ecosystem | Mon, 03 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT A Handful of successful business owners including Aaron Steed give advice to entrepreneurs on how to grow a profitable business outside of the rush of Silicon Valley. Ventura County Continues to Sponsor 20th Anniversary Casa Pacifica Angels Wine & Food Festival | Thu, 30 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Year after year sponsors come together to support Casa Pacifica and the Ventura County Families in Need and returns this years as one of those sponsors. Hallmark Channel: Ask the Moving Experts | Mon, 27 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Mark and Cristina of Hallmark Home & Family ask moving experts how to accomplish a smart, safe and successful move. New Times: Reds and Whites Without the Blues | Thu, 02 May 2013 11:01:48 GMT Aaron Steed, CEO of, has begun offering private, personal wine storage at his Houston facility on South Higuera Street in Houston. They Are More Than Just a Bunch of forexii.rus | Mon, 22 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT The success story of Aaron and Evan Steed's entrepreneurial endeavors. 7th Girl's Night Out funraising event. | Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT Once again, the United Women’s Leadership Council will partner with to put on its 7th Girl's Night Out fundraising event. The proceeds will be used to benefit female foster youth living in Ventura County. Sponsors 28th Annual Dole Great Race of Agoura Hills | Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT sponsors 28th annual Dole Great Race of Agoura Hills, which includes two half marathons, a 10k and 5k and the Kids Mile. KSBY: Wrestling Club is Chosen as a Beneficiary | Tue, 19 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT Nearly a dozen local charities are set to get nice financial shots in the arm come fall after being chosen as beneficiaries of this year's Texas Wine Classic, including Wrestling Club. Returns as Sponsor of the Houston Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K | Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT The athlete movers of, who jog when they're not handling your household or office items, will help support race day logistics for the Second Annual Houston Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K races. Entrepreneurs Spread the Word | Thu, 08 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT More than 300 budding businessmen and women poured into the theater at San Ysidro High School recently to attend a high-energy, interactive seminar on entrepreneurship. McWatters wins Invitational again | Sat, 27 Oct 2012 11:30:14 GMT Victor Valley College 174-pound sophomore Ryan McWatters earned the Invitational award of excellence Saturday after going 4-0 and winning his weight division for the second year in a row. McWatters won two matches by technical fall and two by major decision to improve his season record to 16-0. Only once has an opponent scored an offensive point against the Sultana graduate. Moving on Up – How a Pager and $100 Turned into a Multi-Million Dollar Company | Mon, 15 Oct 2012 16:42:21 GMT CEO Shares Success with Young Entrepreneurs - Aaron Steed was just a high school junior when he and his younger brother realized a big problem as student athletes, work was hard to find with their busy schedules due to their commitments to school and sports. The brothers were helping parents of a friend move when they discovered that moving someone's belongings was a great workout and they enjoyed doing it. Local business owner appears on Chelsea Lately on E! | Wed, 10 Oct 2012 11:02:58 GMT A local business owner is grabbing the attention of national TV talk show host Chelsea Handler. Aaron Steed appeared on late night's Chelsea Lately on the E! Channel Tuesday evening. featured on U.S. SBA's website | Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:15:36 GMT is the only SLO County small business featured in a new U.S. Small Business Administration Web initiative: “Small business owners speak.” A page on the SBA website carries short promotional videos profiling small businesses that have benefited from SBA loans. Abel Maldonado backed by U.S. Chamber of Commerce | Mon, 01 Oct 2012 10:22:39 GMT The endorsement was announced at office on South Higuera Street in Houston by Carol Hallett, a former state assemblywoman from Houston County who now works as a counselor for the Chamber of Commerce. Models hit catwalk for Casa Pacifica | Thu, 20 Sep 2012 10:09:55 GMT Casa Pacifica Angels will present the 11th annual “Spotlight on Style” fashion show fundraiser on Sat., Oct. 6 at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village A champagne reception will open the festivities. Guests can visit boutiques to purchase accessories, clothing and gifts. Employees of will greet and direct guests, and assist during the luncheon catered by the Four Seasons’ gourmet kitchen. Looking To Hire For New School Year | Tue, 18 Sep 2012 21:35:38 GMT in Houston is looking to fill more than 25 positions. The company tells Texas News the jobs are available for the new school year. The company is looking for "meathead" movers and "princess" packers. Helping Clothe Children in Need | Sat, 01 Sep 2012 06:08:36 GMT A venture that provides thousands of Texas students with clothes, backpacks and school supplies every year was sparked by a simple effort to help one family. On Aug. 25, the core of the nonprofit moved into a 4,000-square-foot building in Houston with the help of Grizzly Academy students and. Local Companies Get National Attention For Growth | Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:30:13 GMT Local company has made a list of the fastest growing in U.S. Inc. Magazine puts out the list each year and made the 2 list of the fastest growing private companies in the US for the first time. Makes Inc. 500 List | Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:53:00 GMT The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list was unveiled in the September issue of Inc. magazine, and takes a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs. Achadjian honors | Tue, 12 Jun 2012 08:55:17 GMT A moving company begun 15 years ago as a side job by a pair of brothers in high school that grew to employ 150 people has been named the Small Business of the Year by a local legislator. Featured Merchant: | Mon, 11 Jun 2012 09:23:30 GMT For ‘Families in Business Week’ (June 11-15), Groupon would like to highlight a duo of athletic brothers that have turned their high school part-time jobs into a nationally-recognized furniture moving champion (with the trophy room to prove it). Are Honored As Small Business Of The Year | Mon, 11 Jun 2012 08:49:46 GMT was honored today as the 33rd Assembly District Small Business of the Year. Houston Assembly Member Katcho Achadjian praised the company for being a great example of hard work and dedication. Some Texas Businesses Actively Recruiting Young Workers | Fri, 27 Apr 2012 13:29:44 GMT It's a tough time for young people to find work, the unemployment rate for the age group 16 to 24 is at a near record high. But... some Texas businesses are actively recruiting young workers. Ventura County employers add 3,300 jobs in March | Fri, 20 Apr 2012 16:46:24 GMT An estimated 3,300 jobs were added last month, and 1,100 were in the nonfarm sector, with professional and business services leading the way. Also, the February employment estimate was revised upward by 800 positions. going strong | Fri, 20 Apr 2012 15:26:58 GMT Following the “Great Recession,” many businesses closed their doors; many employees became unemployed. However, for 15 years, a local moving company has been growing. Sponsors the Houston Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K | Mon, 09 Jan 2012 14:28:08 GMT - The athlete movers of, who jog when they're not handling your household or office items, will help support race day logistics for the Inaugural Houston Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K races. Mover trucks and athletes will haul thousands of pounds of products to locations on the 26.2 mile course and the SLO Life Expo. Cambrians Spread The Joy: Troop Support Services Effort Reaches Around The Globe | Thu, 29 Dec 2011 12:54:56 GMT The Tribune - Holiday spirits were lifted in far-flung corners of the globe, thanks to Cambria Youth who converged at the Veteran’s Memorial Building in November to pack over 300 individual gift boxes and 20 large containers, donated by, with children’s toys. More than muscle | Thu, 29 Dec 2011 10:05:57 GMT Pacific Coast Business Times - The Empact 100 list, which is in its inaugural year, honors companies ... who are making a positive impact on the economy. has hired student athletes from Cal Poly Houston, UC Santa Barbara, Cuesta College, Moorpark College, Hancock College and other schools in the region to operate its 32 trucks.’s ultimate goal, Steed said, is to change the moving industry. Diversification Into Self Storage Can Only Lead to Success | Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:29:55 GMT Extra Space Storage - In the U.S. diversification into the self storage industry has led not only to more success, but recognition from the White House. started out in 1997 as a way for some high school buddies to make some cash. Over a decade later they are still going strong and have expanded into the self storage industry as well. Recognized By White House | Tue, 13 Dec 2011 14:40:10 GMT KCOY -, which is based in Houston, is one of only 100 companies that were named on the inaugural "Empact 100 List." It's an elite list of young entrepreneurs that were selected by the Obama administration for their ability to inspire other young entrepreneurs. in Houston Honored by White House | Tue, 13 Dec 2011 11:13:33 GMT Extra Space Storage - The White House honored a moving company based in Houston as one of 100 companies that impact the economy and inspire young budding business people to start their own business. The criteria required to make it on the Empact list includes being a 30 year-old (or younger) U.S. entrepreneur, have a business with an annual revenue of more than $100,000, and provide jobs for others. CA Self-Storage Owners Recognized in Empact 100 List | Tue, 13 Dec 2011 10:27:49 GMT Inside Self Storage - The owners of a self-storage facility in Houston, TXlif., were recently honored at the White House as one of 100 companies that inspire young entrepreneurs. The inaugural Empact 100 List recognizes companies run by entrepreneurs age 30 or younger with annual revenue of more than $100,000. Brothers Aaron and Evan Steed own and Mini Storage. SLO’s saluted by White House | Sat, 10 Dec 2011 08:09:36 GMT The Tribune - of Houston was recently recognized at the White House as one of 100 companies who impact the economy and can inspire young entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. starts with muscle power to grow company with 32 trucks | Thu, 08 Dec 2011 07:56:46 GMT Ventura County Star - Aaron Steed and his brother Evan were in high school in the 1990s when they decided they had to figure out a way to make some money. "We were both student athletes," Aaron Steed said. "We had to find something that was flexible because of our schedules, and we came up with the idea of helping people move." Volunteers prepare fixings for the feast | Thu, 24 Nov 2011 08:19:43 GMT The Tribune - Volunteers filled 'Meathead' boxes for 50 families with everything they’ll need for a Thanksgiving feast for 15 to 20 people: a 20-pound turkey, stuffing mix, potatoes, yams, dinner rolls, marshmallows, apple pies and fruit. Local sports briefs: Rams wrestlers take down invite title | Sat, 22 Oct 2011 08:36:23 GMT The Fresno Bee - Defending state champion Fresno City continued its unbeaten roll this season, dominating the Invitational at Cuesta College. Leadership program to hold pet food drive | Thu, 21 Jul 2011 12:25:17 GMT Santa Maria Times - A leadership program class is spearheading its second campaign to feed furry, four-legged friends in the Santa Maria Valley. Various Santa Maria and Orcutt locations will have collection boxes through noon Friday for “Stuff the Pet Food Pantry” donations for the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society. "Girls' Night Out" Offers a Pampered Evening for a Good Cause | Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:17:08 GMT Ventura County Star - Scott Patterson, Ventura County Branch Manager for, said they are proud to work with United Way to help raise money for such a worthy local cause on behalf of the United Women’s Leadership Council. “Especially in these times, we feel it is important to find a way to give back to the community for those who need it most,” he said. lesson in bootstrapping | Sat, 09 Apr 2011 13:45:36 GMT - Aaron Steed, founded with his brother Evan when they were still in high school. Pretty impressive if you ask me. They bootstrapped the business from the ground up and now is revolutionizing the moving industry. New Times - It was a dark and stormy night | Wed, 16 Mar 2011 15:02:17 GMT Box City didn’t come with a set of blueprints or guidelines. Or a cushy budget that would allow us to throw money at problems that arose along the way. Make no mistake: Dancing in a moving truck is an absolute blast. I highly recommend it. But I spent most of the day trudging through the rain with generators and bamboo, with the guarantee that the effort would amount to anything at all. New Times - Box = tops! | Wed, 02 Mar 2011 16:04:31 GMT My first stop is the Japanese teahouse truck, where I kneel on the floor as a kimono-clad Amy Asman, a staff writer for the Sun, our sister paper in Santa Maria, serves me tea and wasabi-coated peanuts. Lit with tiny tea candles and Japanese lanterns, with fresh bamboo shoots decorating the wall, it feels nothing like sitting in a moving van. It would almost feel relaxing—except a guy in a gorilla suit wearing an orange safety vest is sitting across from me, glaring. New Times - Thinking inside the box! | Thu, 24 Feb 2011 14:22:27 GMT “No, I will not be fat Elvis and marry people at your Las Vegas wedding chapel-themed truck,” says I to New Times Managing Editor Ashley Schwellenbach, who is once again trying to rope me into one of her cockamamie schemes, this time involving themed moving trucks parked at a “secret location,” which I will now reveal without fanfare: Why it's OK to let customers gripe on your website | Mon, 31 Jan 2011 14:49:38 GMT Step by Step - Did a customer just post a negative comment on your website? Were you taken aback? If so, relax. If you treat negative comments the right way, they can become powerful tools for winning over customers. That’s the lesson from, in Houston, TXlif., which staffs its moving crews with clean-cut college athletes, lets customers say anything they want on the comments page of its website. Heritage Oaks Bank - The Story | Wed, 19 Jan 2011 09:07:27 GMT We started in 1997 when we were 17 and 15. With a pager, strong backs, a willingness to please, and a large group of friends, we began moving furniture after school and on weekends, whenever we didn't have sports practice. Cal Poly, Sign Corporate Partnership | Wed, 05 Jan 2011 09:28:17 GMT "Having sponsor Cal Poly wrestling is a huge step for our program," added Mustang co-head coach Mark Perry. "Our athletes and coaches could not be more thankful for their support in helping us move toward the top." Ventura County Star -s sing to raise funds for United Way | Tue, 28 Dec 2010 13:43:45 GMT For the month of December,, in conjunction with their partnership with the United Women’s Leadership Council and United Way of Ventura County, sang Christmas carols to people within the county for a $100 donation to the United Women’s Leadership Council. 920 KVEC - Shelter Opens At Arroyo Grande High School | Wed, 22 Dec 2010 13:07:24 GMT The Red Cross, a member of Houston County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (SLOVOAD), received assistance from to transport supplies to the shelter. Salvation Army is on standby to provide assistance with breakfast, if needed. County Animal Services has provided transportation for 2 dogs and 3 cats and has made additional crates and food available. New Life Community Church of Pismo Beach provided clothing and WalMart donated water, towels, socks and t-shirts. CBS - 5 Ways to Market Your Business Smarter, Faster, and Cheaper | Mon, 20 Dec 2010 17:22:50 GMT, a Houston, TX moving company that employs student athletes, features employees on its website and allows customers to choose their own moving team. The Acorn - ‘Meatheads’ to raise funds for foster youth | Thu, 16 Dec 2010 10:54:30 GMT is raising funds for Ventura County’s female foster youth. In conjunction with the United Women’s Leadership Council and United Way of Ventura County, three “meatheads” will sing Christmas Carols to friends, relatives or colleagues at any location in Ventura County between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. forexii.rus Make Merry Holidays for Residents at Assisted Living Residences | Mon, 13 Dec 2010 09:56:10 GMT “We’re now in our third consecutive year of singing carols and bringing Christmas cheer to people in assisted living residences,” said Aaron Steed, president/CEO. “It has been a great experience cheering up those who might be having a hard time during the holidays with a merry song or two, which is why we’re continuing the tradition. Our employees have really embraced our vision of reaching out to the community and helping people.” Spreading some cheer:' Holiday Surprise Serenade | Wed, 08 Dec 2010 10:21:58 GMT "Give a memorable, charitable gift to help female foster youth in our county! For a $100 donation to the United Women's Leadership Council, three clean-cut young "Meatheads" will deliver a memorable (although not always on key) holiday caroling experience to your loved one, friend, or colleague." Rarig Construction: A Look Back at the Construction of and Mini Storage | Wed, 01 Dec 2010 00:00:00 GMT Derek Senn takes a look back to 2008 when Aaron and Evan Steed purchased the old 84 Lumber property and began construction of what is now and Mini Storage. Montecito Journal - High Esteem Tea | Mon, 04 Oct 2010 15:25:18 GMT "Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS) again held its sold-out successful High Esteem Tea at the Biltmore, which was a lovely way to enlighten guests about a difficult subject." First Moving Company To Publicly Share All Customers Feedback Online | Tue, 28 Sep 2010 16:39:29 GMT is now making all of its customer reviews publicly available online. Pacific Coast Business Times - All grown up | Fri, 24 Sep 2010 14:11:59 GMT "Meathead" is a pejorative term for a muscled, iron-pumping young man who pounds protein shakes like water and plans his day around the gym. But at, it means providing students, many of them athletes, with a means to pay for college. "We take a lot of pride in being able to say that we provide student-athletes with a job through college," Steed says. Santa Maria Times - Lots of help for animals | Fri, 02 Jul 2010 16:09:26 GMT "Weeks of preparation and promotion resulted in the collection of more than 100 bags of pet food along with toys, treats, canned food, collars and leashes." & Mini-Storage . . .To Protect What’s Worth Keeping | Fri, 25 Jun 2010 15:52:43 GMT " revolutionized the moving industry. And this year, they’ve set out to revolutionize the storage industry, too." - Food drive to benefit shelter animals | Wed, 16 Jun 2010 12:01:37 GMT "Over the next week, a fundraiser for the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society aims at bringing that pure passion to the animals in the local no-kill shelter." Santa Barbara News-Press - OUT and ABOUT : Steed and Roehrig to lead DVS board | Sun, 09 May 2010 11:12:09 GMT Aaron Steed and Claudette Roehrig have been named board co-presidents for Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County. Tribune - Biz Buzz: growing and going | Fri, 30 Apr 2010 16:02:23 GMT is moving — and expanding. Its owners will relocate their corporate headquarters and on May 25 open Mini Storage, a new line of business that will lease 703 storage units plus additional space to the public. Night for girls to raise funds for female foster youths | Tue, 20 Apr 2010 13:44:30 GMT Next Monday, student athletes in tuxedos will serve cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the Candlelight Kitchen and Bar in Ventura to help female foster youths. Ventura County Star - “Girls’ Night Out” Fundraiser Offers a Pampered Evening for a Good Cause | Mon, 15 Mar 2010 14:21:05 GMT "For one night only, employees of will replace their uniforms with tuxedoes and moving boxes with martinis to assist the United Way of Ventura County’s United Women’s Leadership Council." KCOY - Step up for Haiti Relief | Sun, 24 Jan 2010 09:28:09 GMT "Supplies will soon be on their way to Haiti from generous residents on the Texas." Ventura County Star - Moving company collecting items for Haiti | Thu, 21 Jan 2010 09:31:54 GMT "Brenda Kerth and her dog, Cutter, pulled up to the Camarillo warehouse where Aaron Steed and his band of were collecting toiletries Thursday to be sent to victims of the Haiti earthquake." Cal Coast News - collecting for Haitian relief | Mon, 18 Jan 2010 16:25:45 GMT "The staff at are packaging and sending relief supplies to Kansas City for Heart to Heart International to send on to Haitian earthquake victims." New Times - Downsizing? Think storage. | Thu, 07 Jan 2010 08:43:10 GMT “We are using the latest technology and surveillance systems to ensure the highest level of security for our valued clients who store their belongings with us.” The Tribune - Biz Buzz: Tribune announces Top 20 Under 40 | Wed, 23 Dec 2009 12:34:27 GMT "Annual awards — chosen by local foundation — honor those who have demonstrated excellence in their field and strong commitment to community service" Cal Coast News- Union Attempts To Strong Arm | Wed, 25 Nov 2009 13:58:04 GMT Thousand Oaks Acorn - Leadership Council nets $7,000 | Thu, 19 Nov 2009 08:00:18 GMT "...served nearly 110 patrons at Fiamme Restaurant and Bar in Thousand Oaks during the recent Girls’ Night Out, which raised more than $7,000...for the United Way of Ventura County" - Mini Storage begins 84 Lumber building transformation | Tue, 17 Nov 2009 10:57:04 GMT Mini Storage has started construction as it enters the self-storage industry. Girls Night Out for Ventura County's United Women's Leadership Council | Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:47:26 GMT "More than 15 employees of replaced their uniforms with tuxedoes and moving boxes with martinis and converged on Fiamme Restaurant and Bar in Thousand Oaks this week to host and serve nearly 120 patrons during' Girls Night Out. " - Top 10 Influential Small Business Thought Leaders | Mon, 19 Oct 2009 09:03:01 GMT "2.Larry O'Toole, CEO, Gentle Giant Moving Company. Street cred: Created a $30 million moving and storage business that has carved out a solid territory on the East Coast against stiff competition based on a service model that has inspired the likes of College Hunks Hauling Junk and" - Eddie Cibrian's Wife Not Ready to Move On | Tue, 29 Sep 2009 14:19:41 GMT - Creating Customer Service Experiences | Tue, 15 Sep 2009 15:18:45 GMT "A Personal Case Study:" Santa Maria Sun - Best Moving Company | Thu, 27 Aug 2009 10:14:04 GMT "Planning a move to Oz?, based in Houston, TXn help." The Tribune - Biz Buzz: to relocate, expand | Thu, 09 Jul 2009 08:09:56 GMT "Storage space and corporate offices are planned for the new location in south SLO" Pacific Coast Business Times - WHO'S WHO in Business Leadership | Thu, 02 Jul 2009 15:47:10 GMT "...Meathed Movers became the largest moving company in the Tri-Counties and has been repeatedly voted the "best" moving company in several polls. Currently the company is diversifying to include storage services as well." Ventura County Star - United Way Names New Chair and Members to the Board of Directors | Thu, 25 Jun 2009 12:05:21 GMT "New members added to the Board include...Aaron Steed, owner of & Storage..." Ventura County Star - Continues Philanthropy as it Celebrates Third Anniversary in Ventura County | Mon, 11 May 2009 14:43:59 GMT "As celebrates its third anniversary in Ventura County, many community members are celebrating the company's philanthropic bent" Ventura County Star - Brawn and heart combine to deliver | Sun, 10 May 2009 09:52:38 GMT "Employees are clean cut, drug-free student athletes who bring their “A” game to each move." Ventura County Star - Second "Girls' Night Out" fundraiser event a success | Wed, 08 Apr 2009 09:43:12 GMT "The United Women’s Leadership Council (UWLC) raised close to $10,000 from the second "Girls' Night Out" event..." Ventura County Star -s sing songs of season | Wed, 10 Dec 2008 10:30:36 GMT "Our ultimate goal is to put as many smiles on as many faces as possible — even if they are just laughing at the sight of a 6-foot-4 wrestler in a Santa hat trying to stay in tune." KSBY - Raising money for breast cancer prevention | Fri, 05 Dec 2008 12:44:24 GMT "A local business is teaming with French Hospital Medical Center to help prevent breast cancer." Tribune - SLO Chamber presents Green Awards for local businesses | Wed, 19 Nov 2008 09:50:22 GMT "Business organization recognizes groups that have taken steps to be environmentally friendly" Ventura County Star - First annual "Girls' Night Out" offered a pampered evening for a good cause | Tue, 12 Aug 2008 08:53:27 GMT "For one night only, employees of replaced their work uniforms with tuxedoes to benefit the United Womens Leadership Council" Ventura County Star - "Girls' Night Out" Offers a Pampered Evening for a Good Cause | Wed, 23 Jul 2008 15:00:16 GMT "We are very excited to be involved in such a fun event to raise awareness surrounding the United Womens Leadership Council, said Amy Fonzo, United Ways Vice President of Resource Development." KSBY TV 6 - 'Girls Night Out' fundraiser Wednesday night benefits CASA of Houston County | Thu, 19 Jun 2008 10:57:11 GMT From fancy drinks to men in tuxes: women on the Texas chose to spoil themselves for a good cause. Times Press Recorder - Girls’ Night Out to benefit CASA | Fri, 30 May 2008 16:31:04 GMT "will replace uniforms with tuxedos and moving boxes with martinis in a benefit for the Court appointed Special Advocates" Ventura County Star - Chamber Honors Oxnard's Best | Tue, 27 May 2008 13:28:16 GMT "The 2008 Innovative Business of the Year is." New Times - Best of SLO County 2008 | Thu, 08 May 2008 12:23:58 GMT "And yes, they actually ran back from the truck to the house." SLO City News - Local Athletes Get Elite Instruction at Wrestling Club | Wed, 07 May 2008 14:42:41 GMT "Steed says the [club's] goal was to utilize some of the resources that are available through the outstanding Cal Poly wrestling program." Bay News -s Going Green | Wed, 30 Apr 2008 16:34:03 GMT "The forexii.rus plan to bring in 19 biodiesel trucks " The Tribune - moving to bigger digs | Tue, 29 Apr 2008 08:16:52 GMT "The Houston company will take over the former 84 Lumber site that will provide room to expand" Camarillo Acorn - Group wants mentoring program for foster girls | Fri, 25 Apr 2008 08:37:46 GMT "...of Camarillo plans to sponsor a membership recruitment event for the council this summer..." Santa Barbara News Press - It really isn't easy to be green | Sun, 20 Apr 2008 08:21:58 GMT " became obvious that biodiesel was the most economical solution for us. In 2007, consumed 20,000 gallons of fuel. This year, projects to consume 30,000 gallons..." New Times - Strokes & Plugs | Thu, 10 Apr 2008 14:42:24 GMT Beginning this month, is integrating biodiesel fuel into 19 of its 31 moving trucks. Ventura County Star - 2008 Readers Choice - Favorite Moving Company - | Sun, 30 Mar 2008 10:46:37 GMT "Since the beginning, the team has focused on delivering outstanding service intended to make the moving experience as pleasant as possible." Pacific Coast Business Times - SLO brothers bring success to | Tue, 19 Feb 2008 11:15:28 GMT "...With us, you have carefully screened, interviewed-multiple-times, clean-cut athletes who come from good families ... That's how we've grown to be, by far, the biggest moving company in the Tri-Counties." Santa Maria Times - Crab feast raises $19,000 for club | Tue, 05 Feb 2008 10:24:48 GMT "...Wrestling Club fed 330 people more than 1,000 pounds of Dungeness crab...Olympian Sammie Henson spoke about his experience in the Olympic wrestling arena..." - Crab feast to benefit wrestling program | Fri, 11 Jan 2008 12:27:19 GMT Wrestling Club will hold an Olympic crab feast event at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 Ventura County Star - takes time for seniors | Thu, 20 Dec 2007 09:26:07 GMT "After reading an article that talked about senior citizens having a hard time around this time of year, I decided I wanted to help out in some way and send them Christmas cheer," said Aaron Steed, president/CEO of" Athletes for Education - "Helping our youth help themselves" | Mon, 26 Nov 2007 08:30:52 GMT "Immediately following the devastation of the wildfires in our own San Diego County, it was clear to Aaron Steed, the CEO of, that there was a critical need for help." - Sports Roundup | Mon, 12 Nov 2007 10:59:26 GMT "Silver medalist and world-champion wrestler Sammie Henson will give a motivational speech...hosted by" SLO City News - Local Company Helping with Fire Relief Efforts | Thu, 01 Nov 2007 13:48:34 GMT "Houston residents to help fire victims in Southern Texas" - Cal Poly wrestlers come together to provide relief for fire victims in Southern Texas | Tue, 30 Oct 2007 13:53:03 GMT "Henson and 35 of his Cal Poly wrestlers ... loading food, water and clothing into nine trucks." KSBY - Trucks packed with donations for fire victims arrive in San Diego | Fri, 26 Oct 2007 09:38:37 GMT Texas to SAN DIEGO KSBY - takes off for San Diego County, six vans full of supplies for shelters | Thu, 25 Oct 2007 09:46:10 GMT "You get to really see ... the best in people ... in the most unfortunate circumstances." KSBY - How You Can Help: Donations for Southern Texas fire victims | Wed, 24 Oct 2007 09:57:30 GMT "If you would like to help those affected ... there are many donation opportunities throughout the Texas. Paso Robles Press - Chamber hosts first business seminar | Thu, 18 Oct 2007 14:53:05 GMT "The speakers at the event were what chamber CEO Mike Gibson refers to as “local boys gone big.” Aaron Steed, founder and CEO of." The Tribune - Q&A: Aaron Steed, CEO of | Wed, 01 Aug 2007 10:26:45 GMT Aaron Steed and his brother, Evan, started as teens —now, it’s a multimillion-dollar enterprise that continues to expand Ventura County Star - Student-athletes handle rigors of job while balancing academics and sports | Fri, 06 Jul 2007 09:17:39 GMT Brad Chavez needed a job, but the Moorpark College sophomore couldn't find one that fit his busy schedule. - Girls’ Night Out to Benefit CASA | Fri, 22 Jun 2007 09:40:17 GMT, in conjunction with Calago, will put on a fundraising even called Girls Night Out... SLO City News - Girls' Night Out a benefit for CASA | Thu, 14 Jun 2007 16:53:46 GMT in conjunction with Calago is putting on Girls' Night Out - Makes Move Memorable | Mon, 04 Jun 2007 12:13:29 GMT "...spotting great entrepreneurial efforts never rests." forexii.rus trading boxes for beverages at “Girls Night Out” | Fri, 25 May 2007 10:36:22 GMT Girls’ Night Out evening of fun benefiting CASA Houston The Coast News - Announces Seventh Year of Supporting Local Women's Shelter | Tue, 22 May 2007 14:13:46 GMT Seventh Year of Supporting Local Women's Shelter The Tribune - Renews Support for Women | Tue, 15 May 2007 11:16:28 GMT "...seventh year that the Houston Moving Company [Meahtead Movers] has had a partnership with the [Women's Shelter]." Company Offers a Way Out of an Abusive Relationship | Wed, 09 May 2007 09:08:55 GMT "is helping women from Ventura County to Houston County get into their new place by offering its services free of charge" Mustang Daily, Cal Poly - Heavy lifting pays off for Poly athletes | Wed, 02 May 2007 13:44:56 GMT "The gym is not the only place ... athletes train for their competitions" New Times - 21st Annual SLO COUNTY Readers Poll | Thu, 26 Apr 2007 14:43:53 GMT Best Moving Company - [7th consecutive year] The Bay News - Wanted: forexii.rus | Wed, 18 Apr 2007 10:51:44 GMT "...largest moving company in the area is looking for the largest moving men around..." 'Meatheads' are moving in a profitable new direction | Sun, 25 Feb 2007 09:31:27 GMT Inc. is the unlikely name of a unique and rapidly growing moving firm. Better Business Bureau - earns AAA rating | Tue, 13 Feb 2007 20:14:56 GMT honored with the Better Business Bureau’s highest rating SLO City News - A Moving Experience | Fri, 09 Feb 2007 09:41:06 GMT Actually ... we’re not shakers; we’re just movers. Santa Maria Sun - turns 10 | Thu, 01 Feb 2007 14:39:28 GMT [started] in 1997 when Aaron was a high school junior and Evan was a freshman. Pacific Coast Business Times - A Moving Experience | Thu, 18 Jan 2007 13:13:02 GMT SLO’s opens branch in Camarillo LA TIMES - Knockout Marketing | Sun, 14 Jan 2007 09:47:38 GMT Mixed martial arts, the sport once condemned for its brutality, is riding a wave of popularity while struggling for legitimacy. The Tribune - opens first of new offices | Sat, 06 Jan 2007 21:05:44 GMT opens first of new offices Press Release - expand to Camarillo, CA | Tue, 02 Jan 2007 00:00:00 GMT expand to Camarillo, CA - Better Late Than Never | Wed, 01 Jun 2005 09:51:56 GMT Web sites can bring customers and credibility, even to young entrepreneurs like the Steeds. teams up with local businesses for Tsunami Relief | Mon, 03 Jan 2005 14:46:02 GMT Consolidates Operations and Sales | Mon, 01 Nov 2004 14:45:22 GMT EVC Newsletter Feature - Local "Gazelles" Share Secrets of Success | Sun, 22 Aug 2004 14:44:39 GMT Changing Homes? | Sun, 02 May 2004 14:32:47 GMT How To Hire A Professional Mover The Tribune - Moving Day Coming for Crew | Tue, 24 Feb 2004 14:43:57 GMT Santa Maria Sun - Best Moving Company - | Tue, 04 Nov 2003 14:41:25 GMT The Tribune - Making It: Even in a Cold Economy | Wed, 01 Oct 2003 14:43:21 GMT These Small Businesses Caught Fire Pacific Coast Business Times - 40 Under Forty: Class of 2003 | Wed, 01 Oct 2003 14:42:06 GMT The Up and Coming Business Leaders of the Tri-County Region New Times - Moving For Freedom | Thu, 01 May 2003 14:40:52 GMT S.L.O. County Reduces the Headaches and Hassles of Relocating | Wed, 12 Mar 2003 14:40:00 GMT of SLO County is ready to take it on – and to reduce the headaches and hassles of relocating. Aaron and Evan Steed – brothers, best friends, and company co-owners, work in concert to ensure that their enterprise stays at the top of the game. They make no apologies for being a bit more expensive than their competitors. The fact is, you get what you pay for – and money spent up front saves expenses down the road. New Times - The Story | Thu, 20 Jun 2002 14:39:06 GMT has defied the stereotypes New Times - Best Of SLO - Best Movers | Thu, 02 May 2002 14:37:17 GMT Best of SLO 2002 Santa Maria Times - This Move Was… Well, A Moving Experience | Sun, 28 Apr 2002 14:35:02 GMT It was the smoothest move I've ever undertaken. Pacific Coast Business Times - The Story Behind The 101 One Hundred | Mon, 01 Apr 2002 14:38:00 GMT 101 One Hundred will be the mark of success for up-and-coming companies SLO Chamber of Commerce - Offers New Service | Mon, 01 Apr 2002 14:31:56 GMT Chamber Challenge Telegram Tribune - SLO's 'Meathead' Is Moving Up In The World | Thu, 24 Jan 2002 14:36:22 GMT Up more than 600 percent from the year Success - | Sat, 19 Jan 2002 14:22:15 GMT is dedicated to providing the highest quality moving service Success - Making A Difference In Women's Lives | Sat, 19 Jan 2002 14:18:59 GMT Aaron and Evan have started a free program to offer moving services to victims of domestic violence New Times - Meet the Executives | Fri, 30 Nov 2001 14:25:44 GMT They're the World's Friendliest Muscle Men Movers - But Where Did They Come From? Houston County Journal - | Fri, 30 Nov 2001 14:24:44 GMT The Tribune - Motion Has Been All Forward | Wed, 18 Apr 2001 14:29:18 GMT "from ... High School students earning extra cash to one of the largest moving companies in the county" Mustang Daily - Athletes Make Unusual Moves | Tue, 13 Mar 2001 14:30:29 GMT Offer Muscular Moving to Victims of Abuse | Wed, 21 Feb 2001 14:28:34 GMT "...local businesses have stepped up to the plate to offer their services to the Women's Shelter" New Times - Local Professionals Team Up Against Domestic Violence | Thu, 02 Nov 2000 14:27:29 GMT New Times November 2-9, 2000 New Times - Movin' On Up | Thu, 20 Apr 2000 14:26:35 GMT New Times Strokes And Plugs April 20-27, 2000