AARP Driver Safety Veterans Promotion


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Posted Online: Oct. 01, 2012, 1:33 pm
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Press release submitted by Nancy Johnson

November 1 – November 30, 2012

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AARP Driver Safety Salutes Our Veterans!

Sub-headline:

Special Offer to all Illinois Veterans & their Families in the Month of November

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To recognize and thank Illinois veterans for their honorable service and dedication to our country, AARP Driver Safety is proud to offer a FREE classroom course or 50% off the online course to all military veterans and their families from November 1 through November 30, 2012.

Since 1979, AARP Driver Safety has offered the nation's first and largest course for drivers 50+ and has helped millions of drivers stay in command of the road. You'll learn proven safety strategies to help maintain your confidence behind the wheel, so you can make new memories on the road. Plus, you could get a great discount on your car insurance!*

Don't miss this special offer! Sign up for a course today at one of these Quad City, Illinois locations:

November 7, 8 (9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.); HyVee, 2930 18th Avenue Rock Island 309-793-0684

November 7 and 9 (Wed and Fri, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.), Larson Center @ Illini, Silvis, 309-281-5001

November 16, all day (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. w/lunch break) Trinity, Moline, 309-779-2993

Classes presented in English; Spanish Participant Workbooks available upon request.

Courses are open to the public in addition to veterans. Fees apply.

To locate a classroom other courses near you, visit www.aarp.org/findacourse or call 1-866-237-2706.

To sign up for the online course, visit www.aarpdriversafety.org and enter the promo code "VETERANS".

*Upon completion participant may be eligible to receive an auto insurance discount. Other restrictions may apply. Consult your agent for details.




















 



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