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Veterans' Appreciation Takes Center Stage at Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube Service Centers March 20-22, 2009

CHICAGO, March 11 -- In honor of the men and women, past and present, of the U.S. Armed Services who put their lives on the line for the good of their country, participating Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube service centers will be giving out coupon books free of charge to all customers who bring in their vehicles for service March 20 through 22. Jiffy Lube will donate $1 per vehicle to the Wounded Heroes Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing much-needed support to military families and returning veterans.

Customers will be able to use two of the more than $100 worth of coupons immediately upon receipt - a Signature Service Oil Change discount and an ancillary service discount.

"Our Jiffy Lube family is extremely proud to be associated with an organization that is deeply committed to raising awareness and financial support for the unsung heroes who have sacrificed so much for the country we love," said Dan Petrey, president of the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube Owners Association. "Our Veterans' Appreciation Weekend is one more small way of saying thanks."

"The veterans and families we serve have benefited greatly from the relationship we have forged with Jiffy Lube," said Tony Nasharr, Chairman of Wounded Heroes Foundation. "We look forward to building on that success in the future."

Wounded Heroes Foundation and Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube Dealers have partnered in fund-raising efforts for this vital organization for the last two years, raising more than $50,000 to support local veterans.

About Chicago and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube

Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Jiffy Lube's 110 franchise-owned centers serve more than 1.6 million customers annually. Jiffy Lube pioneered the fast oil change industry in 1979 by establishing the first drive-through service bay, providing customers with quick, professional and reliable service for their vehicles. Since then, the Jiffy Lube name has become synonymous with trusted and efficient automotive maintenance and is an industry leader in the Midwest and throughout North America. Headquartered in Houston, Jiffy Lube International Inc. is a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Shell Oil Company. Visit to learn more about Jiffy Lube, Veterans' Appreciation Weekend and Maintenance Partners for Life.