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HUNTSVILLE MEDIA ALERT: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

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CONTACT:
Jamie Harding, Communications Director, AARP Alabama 205-470-1265, JHarding@aarp.org

Bekah Schmidt, Corporate Communications Analyst, Toyota Motors North America, 256-788-4304, bekah.schmidt@toyota.com

*MEDIA ALERT*

AARP and Toyota Delivering Vehicles to The Legacy Center for Vaccine Outreach Efforts

Tuesday, September 28 at 11:15 a.m. at The Legacy Center, 2212 Jordan Lane SW, Huntsville, AL 35805

Huntsville, Ala. – AARP and Toyota Motors North America will present new Toyota vehicles to The Legacy Center in an event on Tuesday, September 28.

Transportation has been a barrier to vaccination for many older Alabamians in 2021. These vehicles will assist older adults in the Huntsville area in overcoming that barrier for both initial vaccinations and newly-approved booster shots.  To schedule a ride, call (256) 777-4224 or visit  www.LiveYourLegacyHere.com. Rides are available Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Speakers and attendees scheduled for the event will also be available to speak to members of the media. They include:

  • Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle
  • Representative Laura Hall
  • AARP State Director Candi Williams
  • Chanda Mills-Crutcher, The Legacy Center Founder
  • Jason Puckett, President – Toyota Alabama

WHAT: AARP and Toyota Alabama Delivery of New Vehicles to The Legacy Center

WHO: AARP and Toyota Motors North America are co-sponsoring this event

WHEN: Tuesday, September 28, 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

WHERE: The Legacy Center, 2212 Jordan Lane SW, Huntsville, 35805

MORE INFORMATION: Jamie Harding (AARP) at 205-470-1265.

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About Toyota

Toyota (NYSE:TM) has been a part of the cultural fabric in the U.S. for more than 60 years, and is committed to advancing sustainable, next-generation mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands, plus our nearly 1,500 dealerships.

Toyota has created a tremendous value chain and directly employs more than 36,000 in the U.S. The company has contributed world-class design, engineering, and assembly of more than 30 million cars and trucks at our 9 manufacturing plants, 10 including our joint venture in Alabama that begins production in 2021. 

About AARP

AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.​

About The Legacy Center

The Legacy Center, Inc. offers the first and only non-profit, intergenerational day program for adults diagnosed with all forms of Dementia and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Madison County. No adult has a desire to attend “Day Care.” We believe that no matter the impairment everyone deserves to have meaningful days filled with purpose, laughter, and lots of LOVE! Our programs combine the Arts, Competent Care, and Sensory Engagement. The Legacy Center, Inc., has created a community that supports the individual’s right to remain in the least restrictive environment for as long as possible in a way that best preserves assets, dignity, and independence. Learn more at www.liveyourlegacyhere.com.

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