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Farmers Arizona Agents Sponsoring Homes & Careers 4 Heroes 5K and 1 Mile Walk-Wheel in Peoria

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PEORIA, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/14/13 -- Inspired by what American service personnel have done for their country, Farmers Insurance agents in Peoria, Arizona have begun fundraising to fund the home dedicated in Peoria for Michael Leonard and his wife Cheryl, through Homes for our Troops.org, a 501(c)3 dedicated to building homes and rebuilding lives.

Four Farmers insurance agencies are spearheading the drive that will culminate in a 5K and 1 Mile Walk-Wheel event on Saturday, March 16 at 7 a.m. till noon.

"Our goal is to raise money for the Leonard family's new home," said Farmers Peoria District Manager Steven Washburn. "I am joined in sponsorships by Farmers agents Lucas Atwood Mark Schlegel, Ed McQuade and Steve Stanley. We are inviting anyone interested in helping sponsor or to join us in the race on March 16."

To get complete details on helping sponsor and registering for the race, please go to:

http://racetimers.com/homes-a-careers-4-homes-5k-run-a-1-mile-walk-wheel.html?ltemid=0

Location: Rio Verde Park {Hwy 101 & W. on Thunderbird, N. on Rio Verde to park}

Date: Saturday, March 16th, 2013 from 7 a.m. till noon

Activities: 5-K RUN 1-Mi-WALK-WHEEL, SPONSOR EVENT TABLES and SILENT AUCTION

Goal: Raise funds to fund the home dedicated in Peoria, AZ for Veteran Michael Leonard and his wife Cheryl.

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is a leading U.S. insurer of automobiles, homes and small businesses 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 Insurance 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 www.farmers.com or at www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.

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