Farmers Insurance Michigan Team Partners with March of Dimes for Seven Detroit
Red Wings Games
DETROIT, Feb. 8, 2013
DETROIT, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers Insurance is pleased to announce
it will be replacing its logo on the LED Dasher board with a logo of the March
of Dimes for seven select Detroit Red Wings games this NHL season. All games
will be aired nationally by NBC or NBC Sports. The first game is Sunday,
February 10, at 12:30 p.m., Eastern time.
"The March of Dimes is celebrating its 75th Anniversary which coincides with
Farmers partnership of 25 years this year with the March of Dimes," said
William Walrath, Farmers Head of Michigan, Michigan State Office.
"We believe this is a great opportunity to raise awareness of our partnership
and drive additional community participation in the upcoming March of Dimes
annual Walk for Babies. Last year we raised $217,500 for the March of Dimes
in Michigan and over $4.2 million nationwide. We look forward to another
successful year partnering with this great organization. To find a local event
go to www.marchforbabies.org," Walrath said.
The dates for the remaining games, all Eastern Time:
February 13, 7:30 p.m., L.A.; March 3, 12:30 p.m., Chicago; March 20, 7:30
p.m., Minnesota; March 31, 12:30 p.m., Chicago; April 7, 12:30 p.m., Saint
Louis; and April 24, 7:30 p.m., L.A.
"Since our founding 75 years ago the March of Dimes funding for research has
been a key strategy to improve the health of children," says Laura Loughridge,
state director for the March of Dimes Michigan chapter. "We are proud to
continue that legacy with our signature fundraiser, March for Babies, so that
we can fund new treatments and breakthroughs to save the lives of future
About the March of Dimes
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and
baby health. With chapters nationwide, the March of Dimes works to improve the
health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant
mortality. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.com or
nacersano.org. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
About Farmers Insurance
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is a leading U.S. insurer of automobiles,
homes and small businesses and also provides a wide range of other insurance
and financial services products. Farmers Insurance is proud to serve more
than 10 million households with more than 20 million individual policies
across all 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and
independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.
Farmers is a trade name and may refer to Farmers Group, Inc. or the Farmers
Exchanges, as the case may be. Farmers Group, Inc., a management and holding
company, along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Insurance
Group. The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance
Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange), including
their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders, and managed
by Farmers Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information about
Farmers, visit its Web site at www.farmers.com or at
Contact: Jerry Davies
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