Out of 46 participating teams, winning team raises $50,000 for EDMARC Hospice for Children
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb announced today that the 18th annual Chubb Charity Challenge golf tournament has raised a total of $903,700 for charities across North America. The national finals of the tournament included teams of agents, brokers and clients from across the United States and Canada playing on behalf of charities of their choosing. The winning team from Bankers Insurance, LLC – has raised $50,000 for EDMARC Hospice for Children in Portsmouth, Va. The mission of Edmarc Hospice for Children is to ease the trauma of a child's illness or death, and to reduce the disabling effects of pediatric illness, loss, and bereavement on families in the Hampton Roads Area.
"Congratulations and thank you to all the teams that participated in Chubb Charity Challenge 2017," said Jerry Butler, Senior Vice President, Chubb Group, Division President, Field Operations, North America Insurance. "The tournament is a fun game of golf dedicated to connecting communities and expanding the work of local charities, and we are proud of its long-standing impact."
Launched in 1996, the Chubb Charity Challenge invites agents, brokers and clients to play a friendly round of golf in regional tournaments hosted by local Chubb branches. Competing on behalf of their selected charities, the winning team from each regional tournament advances to the national tournament for an all-expenses paid chance to secure a prize of $50,000 for their charities.
"Bankers Insurance is thrilled to once again participate in the annual Chubb Charity Challenge," said Marshall Fleming, President of Bankers Insurance, Glen Allen, Va. "This is an exciting event for the players, as well as for recipients of the local charitable donations. We are extremely excited to take this money home to Edmarc Hospice for Children. Just knowing the difference this type of donation would make for Edmarc, definitely helped us play as well as we did."
Chubb Charity Challenge 2017 took place November 12 – 15 at The Pelican Hill Golf Club in Newport Beach, California, featuring 45 teams from across the United States and Canada, each representing local charities.
"The participants in Chubb Charity Challenge deeply care about the well-being of their communities," said Butler. "We are honored to be able to bring them together to support the organizations that mean so much to them."
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Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company, and the largest commercial insurer in the United States. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com.
The Chubb Charity Challenge is an annual tournament hosted by Chubb and its regional offices. The Challenge has been a proud Chubb tradition since 1996, when a New Jersey office held its first golf tournament, resulting in $25,000 in donations to local charities. Since 2000, more than 5,200 teams have participated in the Chubb Charity Challenge, raising more than $14 million for charity.
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