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Aaron’s Continues Tradition of “Extreme Volunteerism” with Community Service at the Annual Aaron’s National Managers Meeting

 For the fourth year in a row, Aaron’s associates dedicated one day to “Extreme Volunteering” – a large-scale outreach effort to community projects benefiting military service members, area children and the community. Ken Butler thanks the nearly 2,000 Aaron’s associates … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Lends a Helping Hand to Boys & Girls Club

 The Helping Hands™ Project is a destination community service project that partners Aaron’s with The Boys and Girls Club of America. One hundred and fifty Aaron’s team members were on-site at a local Boys and Girls Club in the Dallas/Ft. … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Helps Cancer Survivors Celebrate More Birthdays

 Continuing their commitment to the American Cancer Society, Aaron’s associates rallied the first walkers, all cancer survivors, during a mini Relay for Life Event onsite at the Gaylord Texan. Relay for Life is one of the largest fundraising events for … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Associates Donate From The Heart

Aaron’s partnered with Carter BloodCare to host an on-site blood drive at the Gaylord Texan Resort.  This year nearly 450 Aaron’s associates donated blood including Gary Schluter from Madison, Wisconsin, on board now with Aaron’s for 11 years. As the … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Turns Up the Heat on Hunger

Aaron’s partnered with the North Texas Food Bank to bring hope to the tables of deserving families. Teams of Aaron’s associates packed food boxes based on nutritional requirements. Aaron’s assisted in assembling 30,000 meals for those in need. Aaron’s plans … Continue reading

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Dallas VA Medical Center Welcomes Aaron’s; Company donates $165,000 To Refurnish Patient Waiting Areas

The VA North Texas Health Care System serves over 111,000 patients each year, delivering over one million outpatient visits to veterans in 38 North Texas counties and two counties in southern Oklahoma. In support of Dallas VA Medical Center and … Continue reading

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The 2012 Aaron’s National Managers Meeting Kicks Into High Gear

The 2012 Aaron’s National Managers Meeting jumped into high gear with energetic remarks from Founder and Chairman Charlie Loudermilk, CEO and President Ron Allen, and COO Ken Butler. Then Larry Winget, known as “The Pitbull of Personal Development” rallied the 2,000 … Continue reading

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Aaron’s 2012 National Managers Meeting starts tomorrow

Aaron’s is excited to welcome its managers to the 2012 National Managers Meeting in Dallas, TX. Once again, Aaron’s associates will be dedicating a day to Extreme Volunteering: we’ll be giving more than $500,000 in product and monetary donations and … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Announces Top Performers at National Managers Meeting

Ken Butler, Aaron’s, Inc. COO, announced top store and managerial performers at the 2011 Aaron’s National Managers Meeting. Aaron’s reported record revenues and earnings in 2010, experiencing high-performing stores across the U.S. and Canada and an overall customer increase of … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Plans to Create Nearly 1,000 Retail Jobs in 2011

Robin Loudermilk announced from Aaron’s National Managers Meeting that the company has already added 50 employees this year and is on target to hire 500 more based on current store opening plans.  An estimated additional 75 franchised stores will open … Continue reading

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