Participating teams advanced from regional tournaments, and the winning team has a chance to raise up to $50,000 for a charity of their choosing.
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Oct. 19, 2017 /CNW/ -- Chubb is pleased to announce the national finals of the 18th annual Chubb Charity Challenge golf tournament, to take place November 12 – 15 at The Pelican Hill Golf Club in Newport, California. Featuring 46 participating teams from across the United States and Canada, the annual charity golf tournament provides the winning team the opportunity to win up to $50,000 for a charity of their choice.
"We are proud to be able to continue this time-honored day of giving back," said Jerry Butler, Senior Vice President, Chubb Group, Division President, Field Operations, North America Insurance. "The teams participating in the tournament have personally selected the charities they will represent, allowing us to partner with them to expand the impact of the organizations making a difference in their communities and everyday lives."
Launched in 1996, the Chubb Charity Challenge invites agents, brokers and clients to play a friendly round of golf in regional tournaments hosted by local Chubb branches. Competing on behalf of their selected charities, the winning team from each regional tournament advances to the national tournament for a chance to secure a prize of $50,000 for their charities.
Last year's Chubb Charity Challenge saw 351 teams raise a total of $888,000 for charities across North America. Between 2000 and 2016, more than 5,200 teams participated in the Chubb Charity Challenge, raising more than $14 million for selected charities.
"With a long history of uplifting local charities, the Chubb Charity Challenge is an extension of what we do and who we are," added Butler. "Each year, we are excited to provide an enjoyable way for citizens to support and connect to their communities."
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company and the largest commercial insurer in the United States. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com.
About The Chubb Charity Challenge
The Chubb Charity Challenge is an annual tournament hosted by Chubb and its regional offices. The Challenge has been a proud Chubb tradition since 1996, when a New Jersey office held its first golf tournament, resulting in $25,000 in donations to local charities. Since 2000, more than 5,200 teams have participated in the Chubb Charity Challenge, raising more than $14 million for charity.
Chubb Insurance Company of Canada has offices in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Vancouver and provides its products and services through licensed insurance brokers across Canada. For additional information, visit: www.chubb.com/ca.
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