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September 19, 2018
AAA REVVING UP FOR THIRD ANNUAL AUTO EXPO
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September 19, 2018
CONTACT:
AAA – The Auto Club Group
Susan Hiltz, Public Affairs Director,  Michigan
C: 586.940.0278 – slhiltz@aaamichigan.com  
   
AAA REVVING UP FOR THIRD ANNUAL AUTO EXPO
Free Event - Open to the Public
 
WHO:                  AAA – The Auto Club Group
                             Auto enthusiasts, car collectors, car buffs and car fans
                                          
WHAT:                AAA – The Auto Club Group is hosting its third annual AAA Auto Expo.  The general public, including auto enthusiasts are invited to display their cars, interact with other car buffs, check out the cars that are on display or simply be a part of this annual celebration of the automobile.  The event is free and open to the public. In response to feedback from last year’s expo attendees, event hours have been extended and the show car area has been expanded.
 This VIDEO provides an overview of last year’s event and a good idea of what to expect on Saturday.  Additional details:
 
  • Open to the general public
  • Free admission
  • Free wi-fi
  • Free-will donation collection for Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation
  • Live DJ spinning car-related tunes
  • Car owners can display their vehicles at no charge
  • All types of cars are welcome to display
  • All drivers displaying their vehicles will receivea commemorative dashboard plaque
  • The first 100 drivers displaying their cars will receive a commemorative event baseball cap
  • All event attendees will receive a free commemorativebackpack of goodies while supplies lasts
  • Door prize drawings throughout the event
  • An enter-to-win contest for a Royal Caribbean 4/5 night cruise, including  a $1,000 American Express gift card
  • Specialty vehicles scheduled to be displayed:
    • Cool collector cars from Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and MRT
    • Michigan State Police vintage and high performance vehicles
    • AAA’s 1916 Ford Model T
    • Indy car from Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix
    • High performance rental vehiclefrom Hertz
    • Vintage, antique and customized cars
  • Visit the AAA Auto ExpoFacebook event page
 
WHEN:                Saturday, September 22nd   – 10am- 2pm
 
WHERE:              AAA – The Auto Club Group Headquarters, 1 Auto Club Drive, Dearborn, MI
 
WHY:                   AAA stands for the American Automobile Association.  Since “automobile” is an important part of AAA’s name and with headquarters located in the “backyard” of the Motor City and the birthplace of Henry Ford, it’s only fitting that AAA host events and activities that celebrate the automobile.  With more than 100 years of doing business in Michigan and serving its members and customers across the state, AAA invites the public to participate in this third annual event.

 
*Remote broadcasts are welcome.  Media outlets are encouraged to share this information with the public via broadcast, digital and social media platforms.

 
AAA in Michigan celebrated its 100th Anniversary - A Century of Service in 2016 and has over 1.4 million members across the state. It is part of The Auto Club Group (ACG).  Connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
 
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, insurance, financial services and travel offerings to over 9.6 million members across eleven states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 59 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel, and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile. Visit AAA on the Internet at AAA.com.

 
 
 

About The Auto Club Group
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members across 11 states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with nearly 55 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety.

About Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation
Established by AAA – The Auto Club Group in 2010, Auto Club Group Traffic Safety Foundation, Inc. (ACGTSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and public charity dedicated to producing a significant and continuous reduction in traffic crashes, injuries and deaths in the communities targeted by its efforts. ACGTSF provides programs, education and outreach to increase public awareness about the importance of traffic safety and improve driving behavior. ACGTSF is funded by voluntary, tax-deductible contributions from organizations and individuals who support ACGTSF’s purpose.


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