Sam’s Club, P&G team up with Junior Achievement in Iowa to Send Youth to Summer Programs Print
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Written by Kelly Jo Hinrichs   
Tuesday, 31 May 2011 14:45

DAVENPORT, Iowa, May 26, 2011 – Just when most students are packing up their books, participants in Junior Achievement’s (JA) summer programs are preparing to learn about success with support from two of the most well known brands in the business. Sam’s Club and P&G are teaming up to support enterprising students throughout our region and are also offering special savings at select local Sam’s Club locations.

$10 Gift Card Redemption Program
From now through June 20, 2011, Sam’s Club members can qualify to receive a $10 Sam’s Club gift card when they purchase $40 of eligible P&G products. Eligible items include some of P&G’s most popular products, such as Tide, Bounty, Charmin and Cascade. The $10 gift card offer is available at the following club:

Store #8238    3845 Elmore Ave.        Davenport       IA      52807

Details are available in participating club.

Junior Achievement Support:
In addition to the $10 Sam’s Club gift card offer, Sam's Club will make a contribution to help send a local JA student to summer activities offered by Junior Achievement. (The $10 gift card offer is available at the participating clubs only.)

During the school year, students learn about business by running JA BizTown. Now as a summer camp experience, JA is opening up the town for kids between the ages of 9-years-old and 15-years-old to give them a chance to find out what it takes to manage a city and run a business.

Junior Achievement has done some amazing things in Iowa that provide students with opportunities to learn about economics, ethics and careers with a purpose. The children and young adults involved in Junior Achievement represent the future of American business. Together with P&G, Sam's Club is supporting JA youth in its summer programs.

About Sam’s Club
Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation’s eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of 30 percent over traditional retailers. To learn more about Savings Made SimpleSM, visit SamsClub.com, and look for Sam’s Club on Twitter and Facebook.

About P&G
Four billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers, Tide, Always, Pantene, Mach3, Bounty, Dawn, Gain, Pringles, Charmin, Downy, Iams, Crest, Oral-B, Duracell, Olay, Head & Shoulders, Gillette, Braun and Fusion. The P&G community includes approximately 127,000 employees working in about 80 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.

About JA Worldwide® (Junior Achievement)
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement provides in-school and after-school programs for students which focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. Today, 126 individual area operations reach more than four million students in the United States, with an additional 5.7 million students served by operations in 122 other countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.ja.org.


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