Student markets local discount card

For Immediate Release
August 31, 1999

An ACU student has created and is marketing The Collegiate Card, a discount card for local restaurants and merchants, to faculty, staff and students of the colleges and universities in Abilene. Jim Litton, junior finance major from Waco, recruited local businesses to give discounts with the card, designed the card and had the cards made.

When you present the card to certain Abilene restaurants and merchants, you receive a 10 percent discount or some other incentive. Participating merchants include Joe Allen's Pit Bar-B-Que, Borderlands, Cahoot's Catfish & Oyster Bar, The Railhead Grill, Abilene Athletic Club, Bogie's, J's Bagels, Abilene Bookstore, Betty Rose's Little Brisket, Rick & Carolyn's Burgers & Fries, Videoville, Crystal's Pizza & Spaghetti, Baack's Florist, Abilene Coffee Company, Hot Spot Tanning Resort and Avis Lube Fast Change Oil Centers.

Sales are currently underway for The Collegeiate Card. The card costs $10 and is valid through Aug. 31, 2000. Cards can also be ordered by sending a check to The Collegiate Card, ACU Box 26896 or e-mail


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