Allianz Life to Donate $1,000 Per Lehman Birdie at 2013 Allianz Championship
MINNEAPOLIS , January 22 /Businesswire/ - Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) today announced that it will be donating $1,000 for every birdie made by Allianz-sponsored golfer Tom Lehman at the upcoming Allianz Championship. The donations will be shared between Junior Achievement of South Florida and the Southeast Florida Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Allianz Life partners with Junior Achievement and the Alzheimer’s Association in the Twin Cities because of their focus on improving financial literacy and providing services to seniors.
“We’re excited that Tom is partnering with us again this year to support Junior Achievement and the Alzheimer’s Association and help us further our goals of enhancing financial literacy and senior service programs,” said Allianz Life Chief Marketing Officer Nancy Jones.
In this challenge, every time Lehman shoots a birdie, Allianz Life will donate $1,000 split between Junior Achievement of South Florida and the Southeast Florida Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. The Allianz Championship runs February 4-10, 2013, at the Old Course at Broken Sound in Boca Raton, Florida. Allianz Life will present representatives of the two groups with their donations at the tournament’s closing awards ceremony on February 10.
With 13 chapters in Florida, Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. The Alzheimer’s Association enhances efforts for researching a cure and provides support and educational services to Alzheimer’s patients, families and caregivers. The Southeast Florida Chapter serves 7 counties including St. Lucie, Okeechobee, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami/Dade and Monroe.
The Allianz Championship is the Champions Tour's first tournament of the early-season Florida swing. The tournament includes such legends of golf as Bernhard Langer, Corey Pavin, and Allianz-sponsored golfers Tom Lehman and John Harris. The Golf Channel will be televising all three rounds and tournament event proceeds will benefit the Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
For more information about the Allianz Championship, visit www.allianzchampionship.com.
About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2013, has been keeping its promises since 1896. Today, it carries on that tradition, helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuities and life insurance products. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with 142,000 employees worldwide. More than 78 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz knowledge, global reach, and capital strength to help them make the most of financial opportunities.