|[November 15, 2012]
Barney & Barney Hosts Charity Golf Tournament for CHOC Children's
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
& Barney LLC, one of the nation's largest, independent insurance
brokerages, today announced a new charitable initiative to support the Neonatal
Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at CHOC Children's Hospital (CHOC) in
Orange (News - Alert) County, California.
The inaugural Orange County Golf Classic will take place on Monday, Dec.
3 at Dove
Canyon Country Club and will include 144 golfers. Proceeds from
donations, golf registrations and sponsorships will go directly to
support CHOC's NICU babies and their families.
"CHOC is very grateful to Barney & Barney for its commitment to
improving the lives of infants and families confronted with the serious
challenge of preterm birth," said Dr. Vijay Dahr, medical director of
the NICU atCHOC. "Pre-term birth is a nationwide problem, but with the
financial support of companies such as Barney & Barney, we are making a
CHOC operates one of the nation's most highly regarded NICUs. The 54-bed
unit provides tertiary and quaternary care to premature infants and
babies born with a variety of serous conditions requiring specialized
"Barney & Barney is proud to support the wonderful work of CHOC and
appreciates the generous financial contributions made by so many
individuals and organizations in Orange County," said Travis
Trask, Principal and Managing Director of the firm's Orange County
office. "The Orange County Golf Classic is part of our firm's commitment
to being an active and positive contributor in all of our communities."
The golf tournament is being hosted by the Barney
& Barney Foundation, which was established in 2009 to
commemorate the firm's centennial anniversary. Since then, the
Foundation has awarded over $600,000 in grants to more than 50
recipients throughout California. In September, the Foundation raised
$100,000 for nonprofit organizations with a benefit concert at the Del
Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego County.
Barney & Barney's Orange County office provides a complete range of risk
management, commercial insurance and employee benefit solutions, with a
special focus on technology, life sciences, apparel and food service
About Barney & Barney
Founded 100 years ago, Barney & Barney LLC is a risk management and
insurance brokerage providing solutions, services and products in
commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits, workers'
compensation, compensation consulting, executive liability, personal
lines and surety. An independent, partner-owned firm, Barney & Barney
also offers value-added services in alternative risk financing, business
continuity and loss control. Barney & Barney is headquartered in San
Diego, with offices in San Francisco and Orange County. For more
information, visit www.barneyandbarney.com,
or call 800-321-4696
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