CAREGIVING GRANDMOTHER WINS FIRST ROAD SCHOLAR FRIENDSHIP STORY CONTEST AND SHARES HER WINNINGS WITH TENNIS BUDDIES

BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Not-for-profit Road Scholar, the nation’s largest educational travel institution for adults, is thrilled to announce the winner of its Friendship Story contest – Pat Timpanaro of Kingwood, Texas. More than one hundred Road Scholars shared stories that highlighted friendships and relationships that were made or strengthened on the organization’s iconic learning adventures. Twelve finalists were selected, with thousands of votes cast throughout the year over multiple social media outlets. Pat was awarded a $5,000 Road Scholar gift certificate, which she has generously chosen to share with the tennis buddies she met on her program several years ago.Road Scholar is the nation’s largest educational travel organization for adults. The not-for-profit offers 5,500 extraordinary educational adventures in 150 countries and 50 states for individuals dedicated to lifelong learning. Road Scholars are immersed in a variety of experiential learning activities, enlisting world-renowned faculty and local experts who offer insider access not available to most individuals. Dedicated to making educational travel available to everyone, Road Scholar offers financial assistance for those who otherwise could not participate in its programs.
 
Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975. To learn more, please visit our website at www.roadscholar.org/press.
Stacie Fasola (617) 457-5418
Despina Gakopoulos (617) 457-5502

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