Bankers Life and Casualty Company Supports Military Warriors With $15,000
CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2013
CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Bankers Life and Casualty Company
presented a wounded soldier and his family with keys to their new,
mortgage-free home, as the primary sponsor in a program supported by the
Military Warriors Support Foundation.
In partnership with Military Warriors Support Foundation and Chase Bank, the
five-bedroom, 3,000 square foot home in Henderson, Nevada, was renovated for
Todd Fahn, his fiance and two-year-old son. Fahn was previously a U.S. Army
Squad Leader participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom when he sustained
injuries in 2005 and 2007. The Bankers donation will be used specifically for
a three-year financial and family mentoring program for the Fahns, and upon
successful completion of the course the home's title will be transferred.
"Bankers Life is proud to give back to those who have served our nation as
members of the military," said Scott Perry, president of Bankers Life, the
national life and health insurer. "The Military Warriors Support Foundation
is doing great work in increasing awareness of the needs of injured service
members, and we're grateful for the opportunity to be part of this project and
for giving Mr. Fahn and his family the support they deserve."
The Military Warriors Support Foundation was founded in 2007 by retired
Lieutenant General Leroy Sisco, and is focused on awarding wounded heroes with
mortgage-free homes, connecting veterans and companies with employment
opportunities, providing four-year degree scholarships, offering mentoring and
recreational programs, and providing financial planning counseling.
"Bankers Life and Casualty Company is in the business of changing lives, and
working with the Military Warriors Support Foundation allows them the
opportunity to change the lives ofmany wounded heroes and their families,"
said Lt. Gen. Sisco. "Our Foundation and the heroes we support cannot thank
this organization enough for their hearts, passion and commitment to change
About Bankers Life and Casualty Company
Established in 1879 in Chicago, Bankers Life and Casualty Company focuses on
the insurance needs of the retirement market. The nationwide company, a
subsidiary of CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO), offers a broad portfolio
of health and life insurance and annuities designed especially for retirees.
To learn more, visit Bankers online at www.bankers.com.
SOURCE Bankers Life and Casualty Company
Contact: Barbara Ciesemier, Bankers Life and Casualty Company, +1-312-396-7461
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