WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
TravelCenters of America LLC, (TravelCenters), operator of TA® and
Petro Stopping Centers® branded travel centers, has
partnered with Blue Tiger USA® to benefit professional drivers through
the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) with
donations from sales of specially designed Blue Tiger Elite headsets.
Beginning today, through December 31, 2016, $10 from the sale of each
Elite headset, designed in the signature SCF color blue, sold
exclusively at participating TA and Petro Stopping Centers Travel
Stores, will be donated to SCF.
TravelCenters, a long-time supporter of SCF will donate $5 from the sale
of each headset to the charity, and Blue Tiger USA will contribute an
additional $5. Combined donations from the Blue Tiger Elite Blue headset
campaign are expected to be in excess of $40,000 through the end of the
"We are excited and pleased to partner with Blue Tiger USA for this
wonderful cause," said Rodney Bresnahan, Senior Vice President of Stores
at TravelCenters. "We know that every dollar donated goes toward helping
a driver and their family in need and we are always honored and happy to
continue to support an organization where wishes are granted every day."
Since 2010, the "Band Together for SCF" annual campaigns and other
fundraisers have generated more than $1.7 million in donations to help
professional drivers and their families with financial support when
drivers are off the road due to medical issues.
"We are honored to be a part of this fundraising campaign with TA and
Petro. This is a great opportunity for our company to give back to the
trucking community," said Fieras Saah, President of Blue Tiger.
Donna Kennedy, Executive Director of SCF, shared, "I am thrilled about
this campaign from TravelCenters and Blue Tiger. It's amazing the
initiative both companies took to develop the Elite Blue headset and
entire campaign to benefit our organization and professional drivers.
Drivers are going to love purchasing this as a way to help their fellow
The Blue Tiger Blue Elite headset retails for $139.99, but will be
offered at a promotional price of $119.99 today through June 30, 2016.
The headset provides drivers with 34 hours of talk time and 600 hours
standby. The multimedia works with music and GPS. The VOXPRO chip also
provides drivers with advanced noise cancellation.
Founded on November 16, 2009, Blue Tiger USA is a consumer electronics
manufacturer specializing in premium Bluetooth® headsets, Bluetooth
wireless speakers, and dash cameras. They have been voted Truck Driver's
Favorite Bluetooth Headset.
About TravelCenters of America LLC
TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake,
Ohio, conducts business in 43 states and Canada, principally under the
TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands and the Minit Mart®
convenience store brand. For more information on TravelCenters, TA, and
Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.ta-petro.com.
For more information on Minit Mart, please visit www.minitmart.com.
About St. Christopher Truckers Development and
The St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) is a
501(c) (3), nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to
professional truck drivers who have medical problems and are in need.
For more information, please visit www.truckersfund.org or
call (865) 202-9428.
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TravelCenters of America
Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364
Source: TravelCenters - General
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