Tom Lehman Birdies Bring $17,000 to Junior Achievement and the Alzheimer’s
Allianz Life donates for Lehman Birdies from the 13th Annual Allianz
MINNEAPOLIS -- February 13, 2013
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) today announced
that it donated $17,000 to Junior Achievement of South Florida and the
Southeast Florida Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association as a result of Tom
Lehman’s birdies from the 2013 Allianz Championship. The company donated
$1,000 for each of Lehman’s 17 birdies during the 3-day tournament, bringing
the total to $8,500 for each organization. Lehman tallied five birdies on
Friday, four on Saturday and eight during Sunday’s final round, finishing tied
for 6^th place in the 2013 Allianz Championship with a total score of 207.
“Congratulations to Tom on his fantastic performance at the 2013 Allianz
Championship and thank you for helping us bring more attention to Junior
Achievement and the Alzheimer’s Association as a result of your great play,”
said Allianz Life Chief Marketing Officer Nancy Jones. “As one of our
sponsored golfers, Tom has been a terrific partner to help us build support of
financial literacy and grow awareness of Alzheimer’s.”
This was the second year of the Lehman challenge. In 2012, the program netted
$10,000 for both organizations. Allianz Life partners with Junior Achievement
and the Alzheimer’s Association because of their focus on improving financial
literacy and providing services to seniors.
With 13 chapters in Florida, Junior Achievement is the world’s largest
organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness,
entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on
programs. The Alzheimer’s Association enhances efforts for researching a cure
and provides support and educational services to Alzheimer’s patients,
families and caregivers. The Southeast Florida Chapter serves seven counties
including St. Lucie, Okeechobee, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami/Dade and
The 2013 Allianz Championship was won by Rocco Mediate with a final score of
199, 17 under par. This event is the first tournament of the early-season
Florida swing for the Champions Tour. The Golf Channel televised all three
rounds and tournament proceeds were donated to the Boca Raton Regional
*Images available upon request.
Editor’s note: color photos of donation check presentation – Junior
Achievement representatives, Alzheimer’s Assoc. representatives, Tom Lehman,
and Allianz Life Chief Distribution Officer, Tom Burns.
About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best
Companies to Work For in 2013, has been keeping its promises since 1896.
Today, it carries on that tradition, helping Americans achieve their
retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuities and life
insurance products. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz
Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry
with 142,000 employees worldwide. More than 78 million private and corporate
customers rely on Allianz knowledge, global reach, and capital strength to
help them make the most of financial opportunities.
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America
Sara Thurin Rollin, 763-765-6703
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