Family Video and Hoogland Foods Celebrate Student Academic Excellence with Rentals & Pizza

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As a time-honored tradition, Family Video & Hoogland Foods are proud to support academic excellence and award students with a movie or game rental for every "A" on their report card. This program is celebrated by thousands of students, grades Kindergarten through College, in the communities Family Video serves.

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"It’s wonderful to be able to give back to local communities and reward those students on their success. We look forward to continuing the Report Card A program for many years to come."

Throughout June, students from Kindergarten to College can earn movie or game rentals at Family Video stores for each final “A” or (equivalent mark) they achieve in a core subject. The company expects to give away over one million movie and game rentals this June. Additionally, all Family Video affiliated Marcos’s Pizza locations, will award a small 1 topping pizza; one per student.

“Report Card A” started as a local promotion by Charlie Hoogland, the company’s founder, in Springfield, IL over 30 years ago. The program has now expanded to over 770 movie and game rental stores and 100 selective Marco’s Pizza restaurants located in 19 states and Canada.

Although the scale of the program has grown, the purpose behind it remains the same. Reward the students who put in the time and effort to achieve success in the classroom.

“Having kids of my own in school and watching them get excited about receiving an ‘A’ makes me realize how important our “Report Card ‘A’” Program is because I believe that academic excellence is something to be celebrated,” said Keith Hoogland, Family Video President. “It’s wonderful to be able to give back to local communities and reward those students on their success. We look forward to continuing the Report Card A program for many years to come.”

Family Video is also proud to celebrate the role that teachers play in the education of our nation’s young people. As a thank you to the people who dedicate their professional lives to students, teachers were awarded a movie or game rental at Family Video locations on May 6th.

About Family Video
Family Video is the largest movie and game rental chain in the United States, operating more than 780 stores in 19 states and Canada. The company has developed more than 600 retail strip centers, with tenants ranging from Fortune 500 companies to local community retailers. Family Video prides itself on providing exceptional customer service and value to its customers. For more information or a list of store locations, visit http://www.familyvideo.com.

About Hoogland Foods, LLC (dba Marco’s Pizza)
Marco’s Pizza is one of the fastest growing restaurant franchises in the United States. Family Video affiliated Marco’s Pizza stores has grown to 100 locations in 15 states. Plans are in place to open a total of 50 locations in Family Video strip centers over the 4-8 months. Family Video has launched a “Tasty Partnership” with Marco’s Pizza, making renting a movie and enjoying pizza easy and convenient. For more information or a list of locations, visit http://www.familyvideo.com/about_marcos.php.

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