OREANDA-NEWS. September 07, 2016. Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, has signed a seven-year sponsorship agreement with the Roanoke Star Soccer Club.

"The Roanoke Star Soccer Club is very excited to be partnering with Advance Auto Parts for our new soccer complex. They have been very instrumental in the Roanoke Valley in promoting economic growth.  We are looking forward to a long positive relationship," said Roanoke Star Club Executive Director, Danny Beamer. 

"For more than 80 years, Advance has been a part of the Roanoke Valley community and involved with many local initiatives. It is always extra special when we can provide support to our youth, such as the new partnership with the Roanoke Star Soccer Club," said Advance Auto Parts Marketing and Sponsorships Manager, Matt Davis. "We support the soccer club's goal of promoting growth and leadership in our youth. We wish all the players a great season."

The Roanoke Star Soccer Club is celebrating its 30th year of providing sporting opportunities to area youth. There are currently more than 800 players and 52 teams. It serves players in the Roanoke Valley, including Botetourt Star and Franklin County Star. The club aims to enhance each player's personal growth and prepare for the many challenges that life has to offer.