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 truck drivers through the St.
Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) with a portion of
the proceeds from sales of specially designed Blue Tiger Elite headsets.
A check in the amount of $105,000 will be presented to SCF on Thursday,
August 25 at 12:45 p.m. during a special press conference at the Great
American Trucking Show (GATS) in Dallas, TX. The check presented to SCF
was made possible by Blue Tiger who designated $10 for each headset sold
by TravelCenters locations.
"We are so excited about the Blue Tiger Elite headset program with
TravelCenters and Blue Tiger USA. Professional drivers know SCF's
primary mission is supporting them through difficult medical issues and
this campaign helps us do just that. We are proud of this partnership
and this amazing product and thank TravelCenters and Blue Tiger USA for
your support!" Shannon Currier, Director of Philanthropy and Development
"We, along with Blue Tiger USA, are thrilled to be able to continue to
support SCF," said Tom O'Brien President and CEO of TravelCenters.
"Drivers know how important SCF is to them and their families and we are
honored to be associated with both SCF and Blue Tiger."
"Professional drivers directly support the United States economy and
it's really amazing what the St. Christopher Truckers Development and
Relief Fund (SCF) has done to support them. TravelCenters of America
stepped in to help support this organization without any hesitation. We
could not be more proud to partner with TA and Petro Stopping Centers to
give back to some of the hardworking people who keep America
running," said Fieras Saah, President of Blue Tiger.
Since 2010, TA's "Band Together for SCF" annual campaigns and other
fundraisers have generated more than $1.7 million in donations to help
with financial support when drivers are off the road due to medical
About TravelCenters of America LLC
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.
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 of financial
assistance. For more information, please visit www.truckersfund.org
or call (865) 202-9428.
About Blue Tiger USA
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. For more information, please visit www.bluetigerusa.com.
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TravelCenters of America
Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364
Source: TravelCenters - General
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