Three win extra cash for charities in the Vote for your Favorite Safeco Insurance® Community Hero contest

SEATTLE, Wash. (Oct. 21, 2013) —Seattle, Wash. (Nov. 4, 2013) — The Vote for your Favorite Safeco Insurance® Community Hero contest ended today with three individuals earning top honors and additional donations from Safeco Insurance for the nonprofit organizations they support.

“Safeco Insurance congratulates the three heroes who garnered the most votes in the Safeco Insurance Community Hero contest,” said Matthew Nickerson, president, Safeco Insurance.  “These amazing individuals and all the other Safeco Community Heroes make our local communities stronger, and we are honored to feature their important work and our agent partners who nominated them.”

$10,000 Winner
Renae Clements
Charity: Girls Place, Gainesville, Fla.
Nominated by: Kacey Anderson, personal insurance advisor, McGriff-Williams Insurance, Gainesville, Fla.

$5,000 Runners-up
Edna Woods

Charity: New England Parkinson’s Ride, Merrimack, N.H.
Nominated by: Chris J. Woods, president, Advantage Insurance, Merrimack, N.H.

John McDonagh
Charity: Share, Vancouver, Wash.
Nominated by: Tony Johnson and Bryce Davidson, Davidson and Associates Insurance Agency, Vancouver, Wash.

The Vote for your Favorite Safeco Community Hero contest showcased 16 hometown heroes who were selected for a Safeco Community Hero Award earlier this fall. On behalf of the heroes and the independent insurance agents who nominated them, Safeco donated $5,000 to the charities they support.

Safeco Community Hero Awards recognize individuals who make a positive difference in their local communities and inspire others to do the same. See all 16 Safeco Insurance Community Heroes:

Brenda Mann Harrison

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In business since 1923 and based in Boston, Mass., Safeco Insurance sells personal automobile, homeowners and specialty products through a network of more than 10,000 independent insurance agencies throughout the United States. Safeco is a Liberty Mutual Insurance company.

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