Company Signs multi-year sponsorship with Roanoke Star
Va., September 1, 2016 – Advance Auto
Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving
both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, has signed a seven-year
sponsorship agreement with the Roanoke Star Soccer Club.
"The Roanoke Star Soccer Club is very
excited to be partnering with Advance Auto Parts for our new soccer
complex. They have been very instrumental in the Roanoke Valley in
promoting economic growth. We are looking forward to a long positive
relationship," said Roanoke Star Club Executive Director, Danny Beamer.
"For more than 80 years, Advance has
been a part of the Roanoke Valley community and involved with many local
initiatives. It is always extra special when we can provide support to our
youth, such as the new partnership with the Roanoke Star Soccer Club," said
Advance Auto Parts Marketing and Sponsorships Manager, Matt Davis. "We support
the soccer club's goal of promoting growth and leadership in our youth. We wish
all the players a great season."
Star Soccer Club is celebrating its 30th year of providing sporting
opportunities to area youth. There are currently more than 800 players and 52
teams. It serves players in the Roanoke Valley, including Botetourt Star and Franklin
County Star. The club aims to enhance each player's personal growth and prepare
for the many challenges that life has to offer.
Roanoke Star Soccer Club
Soccer Club is a 501(c)(3) non-profit youth soccer club located in the Roanoke Valley,
with satellite clubs in Franklin County (FC Star) and Botetourt County
(Botetourt Star). Since the clubs beginnings in 1986, Roanoke Star Soccer Club
has grown to over 800 kids and 52 travel teams competing in the top local and
regional soccer leagues. The club boasts a full-time staff and nationally
licensed professional coaches. Roanoke Star Soccer Club is a founding member of
the Club Champions League and Blue Ridge Soccer League. The club has sponsored
over 75 soccer tournaments bringing in over 135,000 players and 460,000
visitors to the Roanoke Valley. With over 825 players who have played
collegiate, Roanoke Star Soccer Club has produced seven collegiate
All-Americans, five professional players and six U.S National Team members.
Roanoke Star is proud to be part of the community and has helped many
underprivileged players participate in the club and organized free soccer
clinics for Roanoke, Botetourt, and Franklin Counties, and Total Action for Progress. More
information can be found at www.roanokestar.com.
Advance Auto Parts
Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading
automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves both
professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. As of July 16, 2016 Advance
operated 5,066 stores and 126 Worldpac branches and serves approximately 1,300
independently owned Carquest branded stores in the United States, Puerto Rico,
the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada. Advance employs approximately 74,000 Team
Members. Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities,
customer services, and on-line shopping for parts, accessories and other
offerings can be found on the Company's website at AdvanceAutoParts.com.