Gulfport, Miss. – (December 1, 2011) — South Mississippi Soccer Club has received more than $3,800 in both funds and equipment from Delta World Tire and Uniroyal® Tire. Since 2000, the Uniroyal Soccer Program has donated nearly $14 million in funds and equipment, including over one million soccer balls, to more than 3,000 youth soccer leagues nationwide.

“Being in touch with our community and its soccer organization is such a meaningful experience,” said Paul Bernstein from Delta World Tire. “Knowing we are having a positive impact on these kids when we are giving out the soccer balls is priceless.”

“After 12 years of dedication, the program continues to grow and support more communities thanks to dealers like Delta World Tire,” said Ana Martin, Uniroyal Communications Manager. “Over 1,100 participants have connected with their local youth soccer programs across the United States. Bringing value to families is what Uniroyal believes in, and the soccer program enables us to do so in an unmatched way.”

Uniroyal announces the introduction of the new Laredo® Cross Country Tour tire. Launched August 1, 2011, this affordable tire is designed specifically for CUVs, SUVs and light trucks. It offers the perfect combination of durability, long-lasting wear, all-season performance and a 60,000-Mile Manufacturers Limited Warranty.

To learn more about Uniroyal tires, Uniroyal and its community initiatives, visit www.UniroyalTires.com. You can also find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/UniroyalSoccer. To find out more about Delta World Tire, contact Anthony Martin, 228-832-8322, at 14517 Dedeaux Rd., and Matt Wendling, 228-863-2233, at 2314 25th Ave., both in Gulfport, or visit www.deltaworldtire.com.

 ABOUT UNIROYAL

Uniroyal® Tire is one of the world’s leading tire brands for passenger and commercial cars, pick-ups, light trucks, mini vans and sport utility vehicles. Dating back to 1892, Uniroyal Tire has developed a reputation for providing high-quality, affordable tires, including its Tiger Paw® and Laredo® series. Uniroyal tires offer just the right combination of dependability, traction and grip in almost every weather condition and come with one of the industry’s leading warranties. 

Media Contacts:          

Tate Hoxworth                                                                           Tarah Jakubiak

Uniroyal Public Relations Manager                                             Public Relations, Trone, Inc.

864-458-4335 (office)                                                                 336-812-2027 (office)

tate.hoxworth@us.michelin.com                                                 tjakubiak@trone.com


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