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Darlington Raceway, Future Scholar present 'Raceway Rascals' kids program

Below is a news release from the Darlington Raceway:

DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (July 3, 2015 - News Release) – Darlington Raceway is offering a fun and exciting membership club for its young fans – Darlington Raceway Rascals presented by Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan.

A free club for kids 12 and under, Darlington Raceway Rascals presented by Future Scholar offers fun race related gifts and benefits for signing up.

“We’re always looking for ways to engage with the next generation of fans. The Darlington Raceway Rascals presented by Future Scholar will be a great way to educate our young audience about NASCAR racing and Darlington Raceway,” track President Chip Wile said. “The program provides a cool gift bag and fun opportunities for kids who are members. We appreciate the support of Future Scholar for this program.”

South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan provides a tax-advantaged investment strategy for families seeking to afford a child’s future college tuition. The Wall Street Journal recognized Future Scholar as having the top state tax deduction program in the country, and Money Magazine identified South Carolina’s plan as “a leader in low fees.” No public funds are used in the sponsorship of the Darlington Raceway Rascals. 

“Raceway Rascals is an opportunity for families to have fun at Darlington Raceway and learn more about the smart decision to save for college with Future Scholar,” said State Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. “Future Scholar and the Office of State Treasurer that administers the Future Scholar Plan are happy to support the Darlington Raceway Rascals and the children who sign up for this great program.”

Parents must visit www.DarlingtonRacewayRascals.com to sign up their child. An e-mail will be sent to the parent’s email account, which will need to be replied to for confirmation.

Membership benefits include the following:

  • Official Raceway Rascals Bag
  • Decal
  • Temporary Tattoo
  • Crayons
  • Coloring Book
  • Complimentary NASCAR XFINITY Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 ticket
  • Quarterly E-mail Newsletter
  • Opportunity to participate in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series autograph session (supplies limited) on race weekend.

To receive membership benefits, kids and their parent(s) must either visit the Darlington Raceway Rascals presented by Future Scholar tent in the display area Kids Zone on race weekend, Sept. 4-6, 2015, or by stopping by the track’s administration offices during normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.).

Details on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series autograph session, tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5 at the track, will be sent out in future membership communications.

For more information, visit www.DarlingtonRacewayRascals.com or call 843-395-8823.

The Tradition Returns to Labor Day weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500® is set for Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. The NASCAR XFINITY Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 will race on Saturday, Sept. 5. Tickets are on sale now by calling 866-459-7223 or visiting www.DarlingtonRaceway.com.

You can keep up with all of the latest news from Darlington Raceway at DarlingtonRaceway.com, on Facebook at Facebook.com/DarlingtonRaceway and on Twitter at Twitter.com/TooToughToTame. Fans are encouraged to post their Bojangles’ Southern 500 stories and memories at #TraditionReturns, #BojanglesSo500 and #SportClips200.

ABOUT FUTURE SCHOLAR

South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan is an investment account that can help you save for the high cost of education over time. South Carolina’s plan has one of the lowest management fees and best tax deductions in the country, and Future Scholar has earned the highest rating of FIVE CAPS from SavingForCollege.com. No minimum amount is required to open a Future Scholar investment account, and anyone can contribute to an account. 

Please visit www.futurescholar.com for more information about how you can save for college the smart way with South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan.  No public funds are used in the marketing of Future Scholar.

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