CARMEL, Ind., Oct 15, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ – The employees of Conseco, Inc. (CNO) pledged more than $267,000 to this year’s United Way workplace campaign, exceeding goal by 6%. Adding in Conseco’s $88,000 company matching contribution, the campaign raised more than $355,000 for United Way organizations in Conseco’s major office locations of Indianapolis, Chicago, Philadelphia and Dallas.
Conseco CEO Jim Prieur said, “Conseco’s employees are truly exceptional. They’re proud of their communities, they care deeply about their neighbors, and they understand that the services provided by United Way agencies are especially needed in these tough economic times. All of us at Conseco are pleased to be able to express our gratitude to the communities that have provided us so much support over the years.”
Other Conseco highlights:
– In all, more than 1,200 Conseco employees made pledges to the campaign,
up 9% over last year.
– 97 percent of Conseco’s officers donated to the campaign, and 38
employees made leader-level donations ($1,500 or more).
– Concurrent with the pledge campaign, Conseco’s Carmel employees raised
an additional $3,200 for the United Way of Central Indiana through a
silent auction and other special events.
– The company hosted United Way agency meetings at each of its major
locations, providing associates the chance to learn more about the
agencies’ vital work.
Prieur offered his congratulations to Conseco United Way Campaign Chair Chris McKee and to his entire campaign committee: Terri Bendes, Mike Bottoms, Molly Connor, Todd Coombes, Christene Darnell, Ed Gasser, Courtney Hyde, Ken Kueber, Rich Layman, Debra Lockridge, Kathy Majeed, Jan Marszalek, Katie Maurer, Leanne McArthy, Lanay Northcutt, Media Oakes, Carolyn O’Donnell, Nathan Post, Alicia Relford, Mariana Rivera, and Barbara Stewart.
Conseco, Inc.’s insurance companies help protect working American families and seniors from financial adversity: Medicare supplement, long-term care, cancer, critical illness and accident policies protect people against major unplanned expenses; annuities and life insurance products help people plan for their financial futures. For more information, visit Conseco’s Web site at www.conseco.com.
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