BARRE, Vermont (October 4, 2016)—Vermont Mutual Insurance Group® was recently honored with the United Way’s 2016 Workplace Campaign Award. At the 41st Campaign Kickoff Breakfast, Green Mountain United Way gathered nearly 100 business leaders and non-profit representatives from the state of Vermont to review initiatives, share success stories and present awards.
During the awards ceremony, Green Mountain United Way honored Vermont Mutual Insurance Group with their 2016 Workplace Campaign Award. The award was given in appreciation of Vermont Mutual’s efforts to raise awareness among its employees about the Green Mountain United Way and the work it does. As a result, Vermont Mutual saw a 100% increase in the number of donations from their employees.
Upon receiving the award, Susan Chicoine, Vermont Mutual’s Vice President of Human Resources, stated “we are thrilled to receive this recognition from the United Way,” Chicoine continued, “it is testament to both Vermont Mutual employees and the valuable work the United Way does for our local communities.”
Green Mountain United Way serves Caledonia, Essex, Orleans, Orange, and Washington Counties and works to improve these communities with a focus on the common good, seeking to assist and protect the health, education and financial stability of everyone within these communities.
Vermont Mutual Insurance Group® is a trade name of Vermont Mutual Insurance Company, Northern Security Insurance Company, Inc. and Granite Mutual Insurance Company. Chartered in 1828, Vermont Mutual is one of the ten oldest mutual property/casualty insurers in the United States and provides coverage throughout New England and upstate New York. Through more than 400 independent agencies, the Group insures over 285,000 policyholders with a direct written premium of more than $400,000,000. The group is rated “A+ Superior” by A. M. Best and a Ward’s Top 50 performing property/casualty for the past eight consecutive years.