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Press Release

California Casualty Elects Jonathan D. Adkisson President and CEO

San Mateo, CA, May 18, 2022—California Casualty, a national auto and home insurance provider with roots in California, has elected seasoned insurance executive, Jonathan D. Adkisson, President and CEO effective June 1, 2022.

Public Schools Across the Country Receive $1,000 Athletic Grants from California Casualty

San Mateo, CA, April 19, 2022—California Casualty re-launched its Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant Program just as student-athletes began the process of safely returning to youth sports in 2021. Of the 481 applications received for 2021/2022 grants, 51 public schools in 26 states each received $1,000 to support their sports program(s).

California Casualty Gives $15,000 to the California Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation (CPOMF)

San Mateo, CA, March 17, 2022—The California Casualty Group donated $15,000 to the California Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation (CPOMF) to fund education scholarships for dependents of California peace officers who have died in the line of duty. The financial contribution was made in support of the ongoing efforts of the CPOMF: to recognize and honor California’s fallen heroes and to provide services, financial assistance, advocacy and support to the surviving families left behind.

First Responders! Get Away From It All With California Casualty’s Work Hard/Play Hard “$10,000 Camping” Giveaway

San Mateo, CA, March 8, 2022—California Casualty’s 2022 Work Hard/Play Hard “$10,000 Camping” Giveaway will award one lucky First Responder $10,000 for outdoor gear that lets them disconnect from the daily grind and reconnect with friends, family and nature. Interested Firefighters, EMTs and Law Enforcement are invited to enter to win at

Karen M. Padovese Elected Chair of California Casualty Advisory Board

San Mateo, CA, March 3, 2022, 2021—Karen M. Padovese, CPCU, retired Chief Operating Officer of insurance organization GeoVera Holdings, has been elected Chair of the Advisory Board of California Casualty Indemnity Exchange (CCIE). Padovese will also serve as Board Chair of the company’s four subsidiaries. She has served on the California Casualty Advisory Board since April 2014 and has been the Board Secretary since June 2018.

Educators! Create the Home Space of Your Dreams with California Casualty’s $10,000 Staycation Giveaway

San Mateo, CA, January 11, 2022—Educators who dream of creating a $10,000 space that’s all-their-own at home can enter to win California Casualty’s Staycation Giveaway by visiting now until October 14, 2022.

Time is Running Out! Apply Today for a 2021/2022 Athletics Grant from California Casualty

San Mateo, CA, December 14, 2021—The deadline to apply for a 2021/2022 Athletics Grant from California Casualty is quickly approaching. Public middle and high schools seeking financial assistance for their sports program(s) this school year are invited to apply for a Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant before the January 15, 2022 deadline.

California Casualty Awards ONA Members $1,000

San Mateo, CA, December 9, 2021—California Casualty recently gave $1,000 to Oregon Nurses Association member, Stephanie L. and Ohio Nurses Association member, Wendy B. through its new Thank You Nurses giveaway, honoring our Healthcare Heroes.

Educators! Here’s Your Last Chance to Win California Casualty’s $2,500 Educator Jackpot

San Mateo, CA, November 4, 2021—The California Casualty $2,500 Educator Jackpot will soon be over. Educators who need a little spending money can visit by December 12, 2021 to enter for their chance to win $2,500. There are two winning slots left.

Last Chance for First Responders to Enter California Casualty’s 2021 Work Hard/Play Hard 5.11 Gear and a Liberty Safe Giveaway

San Mateo, CA, October 19, 2021—California Casualty’s 2021 Work Hard/Play Hard “Safe and Secure” giveaway will come to a close on October 29th. Firefighters, EMTs and Law Enforcement have only 10 days left to enter for their chance to win a prize package of 5.11 gear and funds to purchase their own Liberty Safe.

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