Farmers Insurance Mobile Catastrophe Claims Bus Will Visit Pittsburgh, PA; First Stop on its Eight-City Tour
Farmers AgencyPoint Office will celebrate "Customer Appreciation Day."

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Farmers Insurance 2012  Eight-City Mobile Catastrophe Claims Bus (MCC) tour makes its first stop September 24 at Farmers Insurance AgencyPoint building in Pittsburgh, PA to celebrate Farmers expansion into the Eastern U.S.


"We invite everyone to stop by our AgencyPoint Office for hamburgers and hotdogs, plus sign up to win tickets to the Steelers game October 7, as Farmers Insurance celebrates "Customer Appreciation Day at our AgencyPoint office," noted Farmers Pittsburgh AgencyPoint Director Drew Howard.  "We are giving back to our community with an educational overview of our state of the art Claims Resources by featuring our MCC bus, and a blood drive."


Farmers AgencyPoint "Customer Appreciation Day" and Tour of 


Farmers Mobile Catastrophe Claims Bus (MCC).



2000 Park Lane Drive


Pittsburgh, PA



September 24, 2012—9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Press Conference: 10:30 a.m. at the MCC



Drew Howard, Farmers Pittsburgh AgencyPoint Director


Jaynine Warner, Farmers Government & Industry Affairs - Delaware & Pennsylvania


Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce Representative

"The touring MCC is one of three of our one-of-a-kind buses that are deployed throughout the United States to assist our customers and non-customers alike when disaster strikes," noted Dan Schrock, Farmers Head of Eastern Expansion.

The Farmers MCC is 46 feet long and 13 feet wide and has state-of-the-art satellite communications equipment, plus food, supplies, water, cold and hot drinks for everyone.  Also on board are satellite laptop computers and satellite phones for use at disasters.

"AgencyPoint is a new business center in Pittsburgh for Farmers," continued Howard.  "We offer a unique opportunity for anyone who would like to be an independent business owner to visit with us and learn how to become a Farmers Agent. It is a great career opportunity and we welcome visitors."

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is a leading U.S. insurer of automobiles, homes and small businesses and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products.  Farmers Insurance is proud to serve more than 10 million households with more than 20 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.

Farmers is a trade name and may refer to Farmers Group, Inc. or the Farmers Exchanges, as the case may be.  Farmers Group, Inc., a management and holding company, along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Insurance Group. The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange), including their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders, and managed by Farmers Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information about Farmers, visit its Web site at or at


Jerry Davies




April Doutt



SOURCE Farmers Insurance



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