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October
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Volunteer registration open for June 2019 American Family Insurance Championship

Summary

Public can sign up to volunteer at PGA TOUR Champions golf event in Madison.

Volunteer registration for the fourth annual PGA TOUR Champions American Family Insurance Championship is open and the public is invited to sign-up to participate. Those interested can learn about the numerous volunteer opportunities by visiting the volunteer section of the championship website and sign-up at the volunteer page.

The tournament and accompanying events will take place June 17-23, 2019 at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wisconsin. Steve Stricker, 12-time PGA TOUR winner and three-time PGA TOUR Champions winner, will continue as player/host for the 2019 event.

All proceeds from the championship will be donated to the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation. A portion of those proceeds will be earmarked for the American Family Children’s Hospital, with the remainder donated to other state-wide charities determined after the championship. The 2016 and 2017 events have raised more than $2.7 million with distribution to more than 100 organizations. Recipients of the proceeds from this year’s championship will be announced on Dec. 10.

“We are very grateful for the enthusiastic support we’ve received from the community for the American Family Insurance Championship, including the call for volunteers,” said Nate Pokrass, tournament director. “Volunteers are critical to our success, and we have hundreds of volunteer spots to fill. However, due to the popularity of this event, these spots fill quickly, so anyone interested should not delay in signing up.”

Volunteers pay a $75 registration fee, with proceeds donated to the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation. Included with the registration fee, all volunteers will receive a tournament shirt, hat, jacket, commemorative pin, meals during the shift, parking, and tournament tickets.

For questions on volunteering, please contact Gail Perla, volunteer coordinator for the American Family Insurance Championship, at gperla@amfam.com.

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About the American Family Insurance Championship
American Family Insurance, the PGA TOUR Champions and PGA TOUR star and Wisconsin resident Steve Stricker launched this professional golf tournament in June 2016. The American Family Insurance Championship, held annually at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wis., features a 78-player field. Past champions include Scott McCarron (2018), Fred Couples (2017) and Kirk Triplett (2016). Championship week includes the three-day tournament, two Pro-Am competitions, charity concert and a special exhibition featuring celebrities from the sports and music industries. The 2019 event will be held June 17-23 with all proceeds allocated to the Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation for distribution to the American Family Children’s Hospital and other charities. More than $2.7 million has been donated to charity since the inaugural event in 2016. Proceed totals from the 2018 event will be announced at an event at American Family Insurance national headquarters the morning of Dec. 10. For more information: Web: www.AmFamChampionship.com; Twitter: @AmFamChamp; Facebook: American Family Insurance Championship; Instagram: amfamchampionship #AmFamChamp

About American Family Insurance
Madison, Wisconsin-based American Family Insurance group is the nation's 13th-largest property/casualty insurance group and ranks No. 311 on the Fortune 500 list. The company sells American Family-brand products, including auto, homeowners, life, business and farm/ranch insurance, primarily through its exclusive agents in 19 states. American Family affiliates (The General and Homesite) also provide options for consumers who want to manage their insurance matters directly over the internet or by phone. Web www.amfam.com; Facebook www.facebook.com/amfam; Twitter www.twitter.com/amfam.