WASHINGTON, D.C.—AARP Member Advantages will sponsor four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 Chevrolet SS to spread awareness about the many benefits available to AARP members. The special AARP Member Advantages paint scheme will be featured in six Sprint Cup Series events in 2015, beginning at Sonoma Raceway on June 28, and is part of Hendrick Motorsports’ existing partnership with Drive to End Hunger, which is AARP and AARP Foundation’s multi-year effort to raise awareness of and support for the fight against older adult hunger.
AARP Member Advantages is a collection of discounts, products and services available to AARP’s millions of members through third party providers. The provider offers include a variety of health products, financial products, travel and leisure products, and discounts on dining, entertainment and everyday purchases.
Including its first race at Sonoma, California, the No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS will appear in the following NASCAR races: Kentucky Speedway (July 11), New Hampshire Motor Speedway (July 19), Pocono Raceway (Aug. 2), Dover International Speedway (Oct. 4) and Martinsville Speedway (Nov. 1).
“AARP is passionate about NASCAR, and we know many of our members are dedicated racing fans,” said Dave Austin, vice president, marketing services, at AARP Services, Inc. “This partnership is a great opportunity to get in the driver’s seat and bring awareness of the value, quality and convenience of our program to the NASCAR community.”
“I’ve been fortunate to meet many AARP members over the last few years, and I understand why they’re so loyal,” Gordon said. “The benefits of membership are truly valuable, and I know people enjoy being affiliated with an organization that gives back the way AARP does through Drive to End Hunger and other initiatives.”
For only $16 annually, AARP members have access to a wide variety of discounts, products and services, including valuable healthcare benefits. Some of the most popular benefits members frequently use include:
• Discounts and dental insurance plans via Delta Dental and hearing care and hearing aids from HearUSA;
• AARP Medicare plans insured through UnitedHealthcare;
• Discounts on eyeglasses and exams from EyeMed’s network of provider locations;
• Unlimited Cash Back rewards with the AARP® Credit Card from Chase;
• Savings at restaurants such as Denny’s;
• Travel discounts on car rental services and a variety of hotels; and
• Exclusive valuable offers and rewards on health and wellness products from Walgreens.
For more information about AARP Member Advantages and the discounts, products and services available to AARP members, visit AARPMemberAdvantages.com.
Josh Chaney, SBC for AARP Services, Inc., 614.255.2381, firstname.lastname@example.org
Amanda Amsel, SBC for AARP Services, Inc., 614.255.6568, email@example.com
Posted: Jun 23, 2015