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UTPA, Blockbuster partner in "Book for a Buck" promotion
Posted: 11/02/2000
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Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez, president of The University of Texas-Pan American, was the first

UTPA President Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez, left, pays recently for the first Blockbuster Video coupon books, known as "Book for a Buck," with Edinburg store manager Mar Adriano. Looking on in the background are Bob Dill, president of Tejano Entertainment LTD, franchise owner for Blockbuster Video in the Valley, and UTPA electrical engineering student Alex Rodas.
to purchase a coupon book Wednesday during the "Book for a Buck" promotion at 23 Blockbuster Video stores throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

Proceeds from the books, which cost $1, will benefit UTPA. Moreover, Bob Dill, president of Tejano Entertainment LTD, the franchise owner for Blockbuster Video in the Valley, said Blockbuster has agreed to match proceeds received from the sale.

"Blockbuster is proud to partner with another great community leader, The University of Texas-Pan American," said Dill. "For years, Blockbuster has strived to give back to the communities we serve. There is no better way than helping students get an education."

The books feature coupons for free movie rentals, a free digital pager, a special offer from Pizza Hut and a free BK Craver from Burger King. So team up with Blockbuster Video today and get your "Book for a Buck."

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