Department: AAA in the Community
AAA Employees Help During Crisis
November 15, 2018. Dana Laverty
The young family standing in front of Darlene Ford, branch manager of the AAA Tewksbury location, had nothing. No diapers for their baby. No wallet or pocketbook. No house. They fled their home during the Sept. 13 gas explosions, and were now facing Darlene at an Elks Lodge serving as a resource center for those…
AAA Insurance Is Brand of the Year
September 15, 2018. AAA Staff
We did it again! AAA Insurance has been named Brand of the Year for its multiline insurance offerings, according to the independent and prestigious 2018 Harris Poll EquiTrend study. “It is an honor to be recognized as the highest ranked multiline insurance brand,” said Frank Doyle, senior vice president of insurance services for AAA Northeast. “An…
AAA Employees Build up Charitable Efforts
August 20, 2018. AAA Staff
The crack of hammers and the hum of saws hung over two homes in New Haven, Conn., recently as AAA Northeast employees supported a good cause. Employees from AAA offices in Garden City, N.Y.; Providence, R.I.; and Hamden and Bridgeport, Conn., helped at a Habitat for Humanity build site in New Haven, Conn. Folks from…
A Taste of the Suite Life for Lucky New York Yankees Fan and Friends
August 15, 2018. Marisa Perjatel
For the grand prize winner of the AAA Game Day Sweepstakes, the Aug. 11 New York Yankees game was one for the books.
AAA Northeast Opens a New Campus in East Providence, R.I.
August 15, 2018. AAA Staff
AAA Northeast employees, elected officials, businesspeople and others gathered in late July for a ceremonial opening of the new AAA East Providence campus. The site, at 10 River Road, along Wampanoag Trail, includes a AAA branch and a fleet and driver training center. The branch provides convenient access to AAA products and services, and the…
Lifelong Red Sox Fan ‘Wins’ Opportunity to Throw First Pitch at Fenway
August 14, 2018. Andrew G. Rosen
It was an unforgettable day for the grand prize winner of AAA’s Game Day Sweepstakes, who generously shared the win with her neighbor.
AAA Roadside Technician Rescues Elderly Couple From Home Fire
July 19, 2018. AAA Staff
Every day, AAA Northeast’s expert roadside technicians demonstrate a dedication to helping and serving people. Some days, their efforts are downright heroic. May 30 was one of those days. That’s when Norman Strom helped save an elderly couple from a fire in their Grafton, Mass., home. Strom was passing their house on his way to…
AAA Employees Committed to Community Service
June 29, 2018. AAA Staff
Club employees give back through a number of volunteer efforts, including a recent Habit for Humanity build in Connecticut.
AAA Helps Publicize Rhode Island’s Hand-Held Ban
June 15, 2018. AAA Staff
AAA Northeast leaders joined state officials, legislators, traffic safety advocates and police officers at the club’s Providence headquarters in May to bring attention to Rhode Island’s new ban on hand-held wireless communication devices while driving. Drivers who violate the law, which took effect June 1, face fines of up to $100. To help drivers adapt…
AAA Offers Driving Training Classes in Rhode Island
January 15, 2018. AAA Staff
There is a new option for driver training in Rhode Island. AAA Northeast now offers classroom instruction. Courses are held at the club’s new East Providence facility, at 10 River Road, which is just minutes from Interstate 195. Students receive instruction based on a 33-hour curriculum approved by the Community College of Rhode Island, as…