Anderson Benson Insurance, PURE Insurance, A Second-Year Sponsor of the 74th Iroquois Steeplechase


May 28, 2015 – Anderson Benson Insurance and industry partner PURE Insurance returned as race sponsors of the 74th Iroquois Steeplechase when gates opened Saturday, May 9.

In their second year of support, the insurance companies sponsored the sixth race of the day, the Mason Houghland Memorial Timber Stakes.

“Attending the Iroquois Steeplechase is a yearly tradition for many Middle Tennessee families and the event supports such a great cause,” said George Benson, business development and sales director for Anderson Benson Insurance. “We were thrilled to sponsor the sixth race of the day with PURE, and do our part to give back to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.”

Anderson Benson Insurance is an independent insurance agency located in Nashville that provides customers with expert consultation, exceptional service and industry leading products. It strives to be an active community partner throughout the Middle Tennessee area by providing time, energy and financial resources to causes like the Iroquois Steeplechase and its beneficiary, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

PURE, or the Privilege Underwriters Reciprocal Exchange, is a policyholder-owned insurer founded by knowledgeable and experienced industry professionals. Geared toward high net worth individuals, the company strives to provide an exceptional experience to every client.

“We’re delighted that Anderson Benson and PURE joined us for a second year as a race sponsor – and hope they’ll be back for a third year,” said GeorgeAnn Dingus, director of business development and sponsorship for Iroquois Steeplechase. “Both companies share a focus on the community, and are passionate about supporting the Iroquois Steeplechase as we continue to raise money for the Children’s Hospital.”

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