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Farmers® Insurance steps up to the plate to help North Kitsap Little Leaguers; insurer to donate $10,000 to improve field at Snider Park

Seattle, WA (September 22, 2010) – Farmers Insurance will present a $10,000 check to the North Kitsap Little League on Tuesday, September 28 at 3:00 p.m. at the league’s home field at Snider Park, 22898 Viking Way NW in Poulsbo.  North Kitsap Little League President Mike Driscoll and Mayor Becky Erickson of the City of Poulsbo will be on hand for the presentation.

“Farmers is proud to be able to support projects like this that provide opportunities for young people to stay physically fit and learn teamwork and sportsmanship,” said Stephen Brown, state executive director for Farmers in Washington.  “The skills they learn on the field will stay with them throughout their lives.”

Joining the Farmers team on this project will be Matt Pitman, who covers the Seattle Seahawks for ESPN radio in Northwest Washington.  Serving as the day’s emcee, Pitman and the ESPN radio team will be on hand to lend additional support to the baseball league.

The funds donated will be used to upgrade a number of infrastructure projects at Snider Field, including improvements to the bleachers, the dugouts, and the backstop.

In addition to the formal check presentation, local volunteers will be cooking up hot dogs for the attendees.

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 our Web site at www.farmers.com or www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance

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