National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force continues partnership with Bank of America

Second year for National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force and Bank of America's "Museums on Us®" program
 
 
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POOLER, Ga. - Jan. 30, 2018 - PRLog -- The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is pleased to announce we are teaming up with Bank of America for another year as a Museums on Us® partner. The program provides Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders free general admission to more than 150 of the nation's finest arts, cultural and educational institutions during the first full weekend of every month.

Museums on Us® is a national program enabling Bank of America card holders free access to museums enrolled in the program during the first full weekend of each month.  Visitors to the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force who present an active Bank of America or Merrill Lynch debit or credit card and an active, valid photo ID, will receive FREE GENERAL ADMISSION to the Museum on the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month. More than 150 cultural institutions across the United States in 98 cities and 33 states participate in the program which is a unique benefit for Bank of America customers. This is the second year the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force has been a partner.

"Hundreds of visitors took advantage of this program in 2017 and came to the museum," said Pearl Fyderek, Director of Marketing for the Museum. "It's a wonderful opportunity for guests to experience the museum and the history of these heroes."

According to Patrick O'Neil, Savannah market president for Bank of America, the company is committed to supporting arts and culture. "Bank of America's Museums on Us® program makes it easier for more people to visit the most popular cultural attractions in the U.S.," O'Neil said. "We value the work being done at the Mighty Eighth to inspire and educate visitors—especially children¾and encourage our customers to take advantage of Museums on Us® to experience a world-class museum right here in our community."

The following weekends (Saturday and Sunday) are available for FREE admission for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch debit and credit card holders who must present a photo ID to gain one free general admission which is limited to the cardholder. It excludes fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows

·         February 3/4, 2018

·         March 3/4, 2018

·         April 7/8, 2018

·         May 5/6, 2018

·         June 2/3, 2018

·         July 7/8, 2018

·         August 4/5, 2018

·         September 1/2, 2018

·         October 6/7, 2018

·         November 3/4, 2018

·         December 1/2, 2018

About the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

The museum exists to educate visitors about the character, courage, valor and patriotism of the brave individuals who fought in the Eighth Air Force, the largest air armada in history.  The museum boasts films, exhibits, artifacts and archival materials telling the stories of individuals who served in the storied Eighth Air Force. Their sacrifices made victory in World War II possible.

Museum highlights include a fully-restored B-17 "Flying Fortress" and the multimedia "Mission Experience," an immersive simulated bombing mission in a special theater utilizing actual combat footage.

The Museum is a Center for Character Education and serves 37,000 children annually through "Character Counts," fully funded by the Museum.  The museum serves 62,000 children annually through guided tours, traveling exhibits, Summer Camps and Day Camps and welcomes over 100,000 visitors every year.

http://www.mightyeighth.org

About Bank of America

Bank of America's program of arts support reflects our belief that the Arts Matter: they help economies thrive, help individuals connect with each other and across cultures, and educate and enrich societies.  We support nonprofit arts institutions that deliver both the visual and performing arts, provide inspirational and educational sustenance, anchor communities, create jobs, complement school curricula, and generate substantial revenue for local businesses.

At Bank of America, we are focused on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors as critical to fulfilling our core purpose of making people's financial lives better. A commitment to growing our business responsibly is embedded in every aspect of our company, from our policies and practices to our services, products, governance and employee benefits. An important part of that commitment is forming strong partnerships across sectors, including nonprofit organizations serving community needs, bringing our collective networks and expertise to achieve greater impact. We're proud of our employees' volunteer efforts, support of diversity and inclusion, and environmental and social responsibility. Across our company, we're focused on simplifying banking and investing, advancing better money habits and making an impact in communities around the world. Learn more at http://www.bankofamerica.com/about and follow us on Twitter at @BofA_News.
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