BOSTON, Mass. (November 11, 2013) - Safety Insurance (NASDAQ: SAFT), a leading provider of auto, home and business insurance in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, today announced its continuedsponsorship of WGBH's High School Quiz Show.This will be the fourth consecutive year that Safety has sponsored the award-winning academic competition.
Inspired by the original College Bowl of the 1960's, the High School Quiz Show tournament spotlights Massachusetts teen scholars and rewards them for their academic achievements. Hosted by local radio and television personality Billy Costa, High School Quiz Show is endorsed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and will premiere its fifth seasonin February 2014.
"High School Quiz Show promotes education as a foundation for youth, and Safety is proud to help WGBH in recognizing Massachusetts' most dedicated students," said George Murphy, Vice President of Marketing for Safety Insurance. "Supporting the tournament is an integral part of our commitment to fostering meaningful and safe opportunities for young people."
High School Quiz Show will spotlight 16 Massachusetts public high schools, determined throughthe 'Super Sunday' qualifying event, in which registered school teams each tookan identical 100-question oral quiz at WGBH Studios on November 3, 2013.
The sponsorship is part of Safety Insurance's broader commitment to supporting important community causes throughout Massachusetts. Some of Safety's other major philanthropic initiatives include an ongoing sponsorship of Safe Roads Alliance, a nonprofit dedicated to improving driving safety, as well as a longstanding commitment to the United Way. In partnership with Safe Roads Alliance, Safety supports the “The Parent's Supervised Driving Program,” a guide for parents during the teen driver education process, which is distributed to all drivers who receive their learner's permit in Massachusetts.
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About Safety Insurance
Safety Insurance was founded in 1979 with a belief that it would succeed as a company if customers were given the best possible service. A leading provider of property and casualty insurance in Massachusetts, Safety Insurance is the third largest writer of private passenger automobile, and the third largest writer of commercial automobile insurance in Massachusetts. Safety Insurance offers a portfolio of other personal line insurance products, including, homeowners, dwelling fire, and personal umbrella. In addition, Safety Insurance also offers commercial lines insurance products including, business owner policies, commercial package policies, and commercial umbrellas. Sold exclusively through a network of professional independent agents, Safety Insurance provides agents with state-of-the-art tools that make it easy to service and protect their customers. Safety Insurance has consistently received an “A” rating from A.M. Best.
For more information, contact:
George Murphy, Vice President, Marketing