Safeco Insurance announces top two Community Heroes for spring

SEATTLE, Wash. — June 3, 2013 — Two local heroes have won top honors in the Vote for your favorite Safeco Insurance® Community Hero contest for spring 2013.

Winner
Spenser Beasley, nominated by Robin Beasley, president, The Beacon Insurance Group, Greensboro, N.C. On behalf of Beasley and The Beacon Insurance Group, Safeco will donate $10,000 to the American Diabetes Association, Eastern North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.

Runner-up
Dale Warmuth, nominated by Dylan Sacco, agent, George Petersen Insurance Agency, Eureka, Calif. On behalf of Warmuth and George Petersen Insurance, Safeco will donate $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods, Eureka, Calif.

Each spring and fall, Safeco Insurance seeks nominations from independent agents for local heroes across the country. From those applications, Safeco selects more than two dozen to receive a Safeco Community Hero Award, which includes a $5,000 check for the nonprofit organization they support and a chance to win more in the online voting event.
 
“Many of our independent agent partners are deeply committed to their communities, and we’re happy to support that commitment through programs like the Safeco Insurance Community Hero Awards,” said Matt Nickerson, president of Safeco Insurance. “It’s an honor to help local heroes — as well as their nonprofit organizations — improve the lives of others.”

The spring 2013 contest ran May 13 to June 3 and featured 16 heroes and the agents who nominated them. You can read the inspiring stories of those heroes and the comments left by visitors to the voting site: http://promoshq.wildfireapp.com/website/6/contests/323735

About Safeco Insurance

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.

Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance is a diversified insurer and the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2013 direct premiums written as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Liberty Mutual Insurance also ranks 76th on the Fortune 100 list of largest U.S. corporations, based on 2013 revenue.

For more information about Safeco Insurance, go to www.Safeco.com.

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