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RR Donnelley Awarded $250 Million AARP Contract

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Press release from the issuing company

CHICAGO, Feb. 21 -- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company has been awarded a multi-year contract extension to produce 100% of AARP's periodicals, including AARP The Magazine, which exceeds 22 million copies an issue. AARP is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50+. Active in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for its 35 million members, and envisions a society in which everyone ages with dignity and purpose. This contract, having a projected term value of $250 million, awards RR Donnelley the premedia, paper, printing and logistics of AARP's periodicals, which include AARP The Magazine, AARP Bulletin, AARP Segunda Juventud and NRTA Live & Learn, and extends a mutually beneficial relationship that has been in place for more than 25 years. Bill Novelli, AARP Chief Executive Officer, stated, "For over 25 years, RR Donnelley has been a trusted partner in enabling AARP to effectively and efficiently keep our promise to our members. With our print publications, we deliver value to our members through information that allows them to live their lives to the fullest and stay informed on significant issues affecting them and their families. We look forward to having RR Donnelley's outstanding performance, flexibility and creativity continuing to support our mission in the years ahead." Mark Angelson, Chief Executive Officer, RR Donnelley, added, "I don't know of a more powerful relationship than one that lasts for decades and allows us to produce all of a client's periodicals. We are very proud of the trust and confidence that AARP continues to place in us, and we are committed to supplying the resources needed as their organization and member communications evolve and grow."




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