Amscot to Celebrate Miami Gardens Branch Open House on Saturday, March 12th, While Supporting Two Local Non-Profit Organizations

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amscot is set to celebrate the open house of its Miami Gardens branch at
709 NW 183rd Street on Saturday, March 12th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. As
part of the open house celebration, Amscot will be donating $3,000 to
The Mayor’s Annual Laptop Giveaway and $2,500 to the City of Miami
Gardens Junior Council.

The Mayor’s Annual Laptop Giveaway recognizes and rewards the exemplary
scholastic achievements of seniors at Miami Carol City Senior High
School, Miami Norland Senior High School, and Miami Northwestern Senior
High School. The giveaways take place during the school’s end-of-year
award ceremony where recipients are selected by counselors and teachers
from each school.

The Junior Council is composed of student leaders from Miami Carol City
Senior High School and Miami Norland Senior High School. The members of
this council advise the City Council on issues facing youth, plan events
for the community, and represent young people locally and nationally.

In addition to supporting The Mayor’s Annual Laptop Giveaway and the
City of Miami Gardens Junior Council, the open house event will also
offer an array of activities for families. Two tickets to Jazz in the
Gardens will be given away every half hour and free refreshments and
lunch will be provided. Bike helmets will be given to the first 100 kids
to arrive and there will be radio station giveaways from 99 JAMZ as they
broadcast live from Amscot’s parking lot. An Amscot recruiter will be on
hand to talk about the many exciting career opportunities available with

“Through the years, Amscot has served countless Florida families with
convenient financial services that help them get on with the business of
life. When we hold events like this, it’s only natural that our focus on
families and children remains front and center,” says Ian MacKechnie,
Amscot’s Founder & CEO.

The Child Rescue Network will be on hand for a free kid’s fingerprinting
program. Their Safety ID Program will weigh and measure kids, take a
thumbprint and photograph and give parents a laminated Safety ID Card to
put in their wallets. These valuable tools save lives and can help
quickly reunite a lost child with his family.

All Amscot branches are open 365 days a year, providing convenient
access to financial services. Amscot offers cash advances, check
cashing, electronic bill payment, money transfer services, prepaid
cards, notary services, ATMs, copying and faxing service. Additionally,
a consumer can obtain money orders with no purchase fees – no other
purchase is necessary for a customer to be able to purchase a money
order for free.

Founded in 1989, Amscot employs close to 2,000 associates who work at
the company’s 240 retail branches and at the company’s corporate
headquarters in Tampa. Amscot operates branches in 20 Florida counties.
The company has retail locations in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco,
Hernando, Polk, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Sarasota, Orange, Osceola,
Seminole, Lake, Volusia, Brevard, Marion, Citrus, Flagler, Broward and
Miami-Dade counties.


Amscot Financial
Alexandra Bustos, 813-637-6277