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Farmers Insurance agent Ashley Gay to open new office; special dedication and ribbon-cutting on April 21 at 12 noon

Saint Clairsville, OH (April 20, 2011) – Newly-appointed Farmers Insurance agent Ashley Gay will celebrate the opening of her new office in Saint Clairsville tomorrow, April 21 at 12:00 p.m., with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony. 

“I love this community and I’m excited to be able to offer local residents first–rate customer service, industry-leading insurance products and competitive rates,” said St. Clairsville’s newest agent.

Located at 249 E. Main St., which is directly across from the Convenient Food Mart in town, Gay’s new office also enables her and her staff to become even more involved in community events, especially in her role as an active member of the Saint Clairsville Chamber of Commerce.

“My staff and I enjoy being active supporters of local groups and schools,” said Gay.  “Supporting local businesses and offering safety awareness tips for teen drivers, homeowner safety tips and child ID kits are just some of the many things we offer, free-of-charge, to local residents.”

The Ashley Breiding-Gay Insurance Agency is open five-days a week, with appointments available on weekends and evenings, upon request.  The office is also accessible via the web at

Ashley Gay grew up in Saint Clairsville, having graduated from the local high school.  She went on to attend Ohio University Eastern graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree.  Ms. Gay will be sharing office space with her father, Gary Breiding, who has been a leading and financial services professional in town for over 20 years.

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the country's 3rd largest insurer of both personal lines passenger automobile and homeowners insurance, 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 Financial Services 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 or at

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