ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Safety Insurance raised over $86,000 for the American Red Cross at its Ninth Annual Charity Golf Tournament, held October 4, 2012.
The funds were raised through player entry fees, sponsorships, mulligan and raffle ticket sales, as well as an ASI company match. Gold sponsors included Engle Martin & Associates Inc., Carlson Law Group Inc., AmWINS Insurance Brokerage, Baxter Smith & Shapiro PC and Hamlin & Burton Liability Management Inc.
“Once again, the day was a huge success because of the generosity of our employees, vendors, customers and business partners, especially given the current economic conditions,” said Stephen R. Crim, CEO of ASI and a participant in the tournament, ”When we started this tournament nine years ago, we raised less than $10,000. Each year we have exceeded the prior year’s goal and we are very proud to have reached another milestone in 2012. We are grateful to all of our employees, sponsors and participants and very happy to be supporting the charitable efforts of the American Red Cross.”
This year’s event was held at BridgeMill Golf Club in Canton, Georgia and boasted more than 120 golfers from across the U.S. Players enjoyed multiple opportunities to win prizes, such as: closest to the pin and longest drive competitions and a raffle, which offered a grand prize of a weeks’ stay at a private villa and roundtrip airfare for two to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
Since its inception in 2004, ASI’s annual tournament has raised more than $400,000 for charitable organizations. In addition to the American Red Cross, past recipients include American Heart Association, Habitat for Humanity, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, ALS Association, Autism Society of America, the Susan G. Komen Foundation and American Cancer Society’s Atlanta chapters.
A complete listing of tournament, beverage cart and hole sponsors can be found at www.amsafety.com. For more information on ASI’s community relations program, contact the Marketing Department at 770-485-4310.
For 25 years, American Safety Insurance Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE:ASI), a Bermuda holding company, has offered innovative solutions outside the U.S. in the reinsurance and alternative risk markets through its subsidiaries, American Safety Reinsurance, Ltd. and American Safety Assurance, Ltd., and in the U.S. for specialty risks and alternative risk markets through its program administrator, American Safety Insurance Services, Inc., and insurance company subsidiaries and affiliates, American Safety Casualty Insurance Company, American Safety Indemnity Company and American Safety Risk Retention Group, Inc. and American Safety Assurance (Vermont), Inc. As a group, ASI’s insurance subsidiaries and affiliates are rated “A” (Excellent) IX by A.M. Best. For additional information, please visit www.asih.bm.