For Immediate Release
Mark Goldberg, 719.532.8436

Connecticut Nurse Wins a Sweet Prize from California Casualty


San Mateo, CA, August 20, 2014 … If chocolate is good for the brain and the disposition then RN Tracie Crisafulli will soon be very happy and healthy. Tracie is the latest winner of California Casualty's "Give A Nurse A Break" contest. She and three of her coworkers will be enjoying an all-expense paid trip, valued at $5,500, to luxuriate at the world-famous Chocolate Spa® at The Hotel Hershey® in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Tracie is in her third year working in the ambulatory surgery center at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Farmington.  She was picked from more than 11,000 entries, nationwide.

"Those in the nursing profession give us all hope and healing," said California Casualty Vice President Mike McCormick. "We appreciate everything they do and we want to give them a chance to relax and feel appreciated for the incredibly hard work and devoted care they provide."

Past winners include:

  • Joyce, RN, Naperville, Illinois
  • Lisa, LPN, Victoria, Texas
  • Evan, RN, Birmingham, Alabama

Tracie plans to take her rejuvenating trip before year's end.

Entries for the next California Casualty "Give A Nurse A Break" trip to the Chocolate Spa® at The Hotel Hershey® are now being taken at

Headquartered in San Mateo, CA, with Service Centers in Arizona, Colorado and Kansas, California Casualty provides auto and home insurance to educators, firefighters, law enforcement and nurses across the country. Celebrating 100 years of service, California Casualty has been led by four generations of the Brown family. To learn more about California Casualty, or to request an auto insurance quote, please visit or call 1.800.800.9410.

Give A Nurse A Break Winner Tracie Crisafulli with California Casualty's Marie Gull

Give A Nurse A Break Winner Tracie Crisafulli (right)
with California Casualty's Marie Gull