PHOENIX, AZ – Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) and Jim Beam® Brand have officially partnered to benefit the Arizona military community of currently serving military members, veterans of all eras, and their families, including immediate family those killed in action. Jim Beam® is the only distilled spirits partner of Vet Tix in the region and the collaboration will provide Arizona veterans and service members with free tickets to major sporting events, concerts and more.
Jim Beam® will help to promote Vet Tix throughout stores in Arizona, ultimately driving even more veterans to take advantage of free tickets. The cross-promotion across each organizations’ networks will reach a significant number of potential VetTixers in Arizona.
This Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11th, Jim Beam® will host a bottle etching event at Fry’s Food and Drug in Litchfield Park, Arizona located on 13730 W. Camelback Road between the hours of 12 to 3 PM. Consumers can purchase a Beam brand of distilled spirits and have their bottle custom etched while they wait.
As a national nonprofit, Vet Tix has served the military community with resources and opportunities to assist their reintegration through community-based events. All branches of currently serving military including guard and reserve, veterans from all eras, and their families, including immediate family of those killed in action and caregivers can receive tickets to major sporting games, concerts and a range of other events including performing arts and family activities. Since its founding in 2008, Vet Tix has distributed more than 3.5 million tickets to more than 650,000 verified VetTixers.
Getting to participate in community events once they return from service allows veterans an enjoyable, stress-free experience that helps their family bonding and reintegration into the community. Jim Beam’s® contributions will grant those unique reintegration opportunities and will give military families an opportunity to make memories to last a lifetime.
“It’s an honor for Jim Beam® to partner with such an incredible organization as Vet Tix,” said Chris Alvarez, State Manager of Beam Suntory in AZ. “Rarely do we find a philanthropic partner whose core values so closely match our own. We are excited to do what we can to assist Vet Tix’s mission and to provide even more tickets to our veterans and their families.”
For eight generations, Jim Beam® has provided high-quality bourbon over the last 200 years. Jim Beam’s® commitment to support the Vet Tix mission will directly benefit Arizona service members, veterans, and their families.
“Our partnership with Jim Beam® will not only help to spread awareness of Vet Tix to other veterans and military personnel, but to those in the consumer world who are looking to support our veterans and the military,” said Mike Focareto, CEO of Vet Tix. “This partnership will allow us to give back to our veterans, service members, and their families by increasing awareness of our mission to our local communities in Arizona.”
Vet Tix events provide service members and veterans a unique opportunity to spend quality time with one another and family to strengthen social connections. Vet Tix seats are commonly grouped in blocks enabling VetTixers to be seated with other VetTixers at events, helping to promote comradery similar to that experienced while in service.
Additional stores showcasing the Jim Beam® / Vet Tix partnership with in-store displays are:
Fry’s Food and Drug; (RH Johnson & Meeker) 19403 N RH Johnson Blvd, Sun City West, 85375
Albertsons; (91st & Bell Rd) 8959 W Bell Rd, Peoria, 85382
Bashas’ Grocery Store; (Dysart & Camelback) 5115 N Dysart Rd, Litchfield Park, 85340
Walmart; (Dysart & McDowell) 13055 E Rancho Santa, Avondale, 85323
Walmart; (Watson & Yuma) 1060 S Watson, Buckeye, 85326
Safeway; (Estrella & Van Buren) 440 N Estrella Parkway, Goodyear, 85338
Albertsons; (Grand & Reems) 14551 W Grand Ave, Sun City West, 85375
To learn more about Vet Tix and how to get involved, visit the sign-up page.
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ABOUT VETERAN TICKETS FOUNDATION
Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) is a national nonprofit that supports the military community of all branches of currently serving military including the Guard and Reserves, veterans of all eras, and their families, and includes caregivers, and family of those killed in action. Vet Tix provides free event tickets with a nominal delivery fee to attend sporting events, concerts, performing arts and family activities. Attending these types of community events improves morale and strengthens family bonds, while encouraging service members and veterans to stay engaged with local communities. Since 2008, Vet Tix has provided more than 3.5 million free event tickets to over 650,000 verified VetTixers, giving back to those who have given so much. Visit VetTix.org to learn more, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
ABOUT JIM BEAM® BRAND
Jim Beam® Bourbon was founded in 1795 and has been operated by one family for seven generations. We’ve always created bourbon our way, aging it twice as long as the law requires. 220 years of experience goes into every bottle. Now, Jim Beam® is the world’s #1 selling bourbon and enjoyed by people across the globe.