Edward James Olmos in Austin to Discuss Farmers Insurance Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  Leading insurer offering new business opportunities throughout region

  WHAT:         Meet Emmy-winner and Academy Award-nominated actor and
                director Edward James Olmos, official spokesperson for
                Farmers Insurance, during a program hosted by Farmers
                Insurance.  Media reception will be followed by program
                That is open to Austin's professional community.

  WHY:          Mr. Olmos will host Austin's professional community at a
                program where he will share information on career
                opportunities available at Farmers Insurance during the
                US's current difficult economy.

  WHEN:         Wednesday, February 25, 2009
                Public Reception 6p
                Program for confirmed audience 7p - 8p
                (Professional community can register at

  WHERE:        AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
                The University of Texas at Austin
                1900 University Avenue, Austin, Texas 78705

  WHO:          Edward James Olmos, Actor/Humanitarian/Farmers spokesman
                Luisa Acosta-Franco, AVP, Diversity and Emerging Markets,
                Farmers Insurance
                Larry Pratt, State Executive Director - TX, Farmers

  OPPORTUNITY:  Capture footage of Edward James Olmos speaking about his
                own experience as an entrepreneur and his commitment to the
                growth of Hispanic professionals by taking advantage of
                career opportunities available at Farmers Insurance.
                One-on-one interviews are available. MUST RSVP BY TUESDAY,
                FEBRUARY 24, 2009.

Farmers Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zurich Financial Services, an insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America and Europe as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other markets. Farmers(R) is the nation's third-largest Personal Lines Property & Casualty insurance group. Property and casualty products are underwritten and issued by the Farmers Exchanges and their subsidiaries, which Farmers Group, Inc. manages but does not own. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Farmers insurers provide Homeowners, Auto, Business, Life insurance and financial services to more than 10 million households. For more information about entrepreneurial opportunities with Farmers, visit our web site at www.ichoosefarmers.com.

  Contact: Jerry Davies 213.400.4459

  Contact: Luis Sahagun  323.932.3083

  Contact: Claudia Miani 305.537.2282 / 305.979.7107

  (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080605/LATH062)

  /PRNewswire - Feb. 20/

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SOURCE: Farmers Insurance



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