LINCOLN, RI – Amica Insurance is launching its annual coat drive at the Sovereign Bank Family Skating Center in Newport on Saturday. Anyone who donates a new or gently-used coat will receive two-for-one admission to the skating center.
Coats will be collected through Jan. 11. All coats will be donated to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, a multi-service agency providing a wide variety of human services and enrichment activities to the residents of Newport County.
Amica also is sponsoring Amica Family Fun Nights each Thursday during the skating season, with discounted admission. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, and each admission includes a free cup of hot chocolate, courtesy of Amica Insurance.
The Sovereign Bank Family Skating Center, located at the Newport Yachting Center on America’s Cup Avenue, features a 9,000-square-foot skating surface large enough to accommodate up to 150 skaters at a time. The rink also features free parking, skate rentals, hot beverages and comfort foods, lighting for night skating, regular admission discounts, a warming room and viewing spaces for the public. Skate sharpening is available for $5.
The Newport Yachting Center is a subsidiary of Newport Harbor Corporation, an ESOP (employee-owned) hospitality company located in Newport, Rhode Island. For more information about the Sovereign Bank Family Skating Center at the Newport Yachting Center and for weather updates, call (401) 846-3018 or visit skatenewport.com.
Amica Mutual Insurance Company, the nation's oldest mutual insurer of automobiles, was founded in
1907. The company, with corporate headquarters in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of automobile, homeowners, marine and personal umbrella liability insurance. Life coverage is available through Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica employs more than 3,200 people in 40 offices across the country.
CONTACT: Vince Burks, Corporate Communications, 50 Amica Way,
Lincoln, RI 02865-1155, 800-652-6422, ext. 24563
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