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Big “I” Diversity Task Force and NAAIA to Volunteer at New Orleans School Wednesday

Event honors ‘September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance’

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 9, 2013 — The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) Diversity Task Force and the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) will participate in a service project at an elementary school in New Orleans, La. this week in honor of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance.
 
 
WHAT:          Volunteers will paint the playground and recreational areas, prepare and install mural logos, install curtains throughout the school, make other needed updates and participate in reading sessions with the students.
 
WHEN:          Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 starting at 1:00 p.m. CENTRAL
 
WHO:             Insurance professionals and volunteers from several organizations, including the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA), the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) and The Big “I” Diversity Task Force
 
WHERE:        Paul B. Habans Elementary School (updated 9/12/13)
                        New Orleans, La. 70119
 
ON SITE/EVENT CONTACTS:
o Rudy Loney, (770) 231-2138 (NAAIA)
o Lisa Johnson-Briggs, (916) 730-9090 (IIABA)
 
MEDIA REGISTRATION:
                        Media registration is not required, but appreciated. To RSVP, please send an email to margarita.tapia@iiaba.net and include “New Orleans service project” in the subject line.
 
The National African-American Insurance Association (NAAIA), headquartered in Washington, D.C., is dedicated to empowering African-American insurance professionals as well as increasing its numbers nationwide by sharing information for personal growth and professional development, while also providing opportunities for networking, continuing education, and building mutually beneficial partnerships. For more information, go to: www.naaia.org.
 
The Big “I” Diversity Task Force is a cooperative industry group comprised of Big “I” agents and brokers, members of groups representing Latin-American, African-American and Asian-American agents and 11 leading insurance companies.
 
Founded in 1896, the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of American (IIABA or the Big “I”) is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing a network of approximately a quarter of a million agents, brokers and their employees nationally. Its members are businesses that offer customers a choice of policies from a variety of insurance companies. Independent agents and brokers offer all lines of insurance—property, casualty, life and health—as well as employee benefit plans and retirement products. Web address:  www.independentagent.com.
 
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