MIAMI, Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amscot is set to celebrate the grand opening of its Miami branch on Saturday, January 17th from noon to 2 p.m. at 14485 S.W. 42nd Street in Miami. As part of the grand opening celebration, Amscot will be donating $500 to The League Against Cancer, the last resort for cancer victims who have no financial resources or health insurance. Expenses incurred by the League Against Cancer for cancer treatments can amount to as much as $50,000 per patient.
In addition to supporting The League Against Cancer, the grand opening event will also offer an array of activities for families. There will be radio station giveaways from Y100 FM and Mega 94.9 FM as they broadcast live from Amscot's parking lot. Free refreshments and lunch from Palomilla Grill will be provided and there will be giveaways from MetroPCS. An Amscot recruiter will be on hand to talk about the many exciting career opportunities available with Amscot.
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 check cashing, electronic bill payment, money transfer services, prepaid cards, notary services, cash advances, 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 more than 1,700 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.
SOURCE Amscot Financial