2009 Travelers Championship Charity Contributions to Reach 2009: Competition Travelers

2009 Travelers Championship Charity Contributions to Reach

On the final day of competition at the Travelers Championship, Travelers (NYSE:TRV) announced a commitment by the Travelers Foundation to raise the tournament's total

charitable contribution to $1.08 million for 2009, putting the tournament's charitable contribution on par with the champion's winnings. This added contribution from the Travelers Foundation, which Travelers estimates will be approximately $330,000, is in addition to the previous commitments from the company and its employees through Birdies for Charity. "We're honored to have Kenny Perry as this year's champion of the Travelers Championship," said Jay Fishman, Travelers Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "But the principal winners of this tournament are the designated charities, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp and the Greater Hartford Jaycees Foundation. The Travelers Championship, Connecticut's PGA TOUR event at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, contributes 100 percent of net proceeds to Connecticut charities, primarily The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, which serves children suffering from cancer and other serious diseases, and the Greater Hartford Jaycees Foundation, a leadership development and community service organization. In addition, the tournament offers fundraising programs so that every charity in the state may utilize the event as a way to raise funds. In 2009, more than 120 Connecticut charitable organizations will benefit from the Travelers Championship. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV), a leading auto, home and business insurer, provides support for charitable organizations in the community through the Travelers Foundation and with corporate funding and in-kind services. The company's community giving is focused on education, community development and the arts. Travelers employees are consistently active in community initiatives and perform thousands of hours in volunteer time each year. Travelers is the Official Property Casualty Insurer of the PGA TOUR. For more information, visit www.travelers.com. SOURCE: The Travelers Companies, Inc.

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