Paradiso was specifically honored for his steadfast support to the sick and ill children at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; which he has conveyed through his countless community-based fundraising programs.
Stafford, CT (PRWEB) July 27, 2011
Local Connecticut insurance agency leader, Chris Paradiso of Paradiso Financial & Insurance Services, LLC was recently awarded the 12th Annual Community Service Award for Independent Insurance Agents, sponsored by the Rough Notes Company.
During a spring ceremony hosted by the Rough Notes Company, Paradiso was recognized for his philanthropic efforts on behalf of the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, located in his state’s capital city of Hartford, Connecticut. Paradiso was presented with a specially engraved, signature eagle statue, along with a check in the amount of $5,000, for the medical center.
Paradiso was specifically honored for his steadfast support to the sick and ill children at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; which he has conveyed through his countless community-based fundraising programs. Paradiso has hosted a number of charitable initiatives event throughout the state, all which benefited the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, including:
- Step Up to the Plate – Legends Night Dinner; a special dinner featuring former major league baseball stars like Bucky Dent, Bill Lee, Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd & Dick McAuliffe.
- Reverse Trick-or-Treat; cash, donated items and gift cards were collected from the public that transformed into 250 gift bags for children who could not leave the hospital for Halloween.
- Wings of Hope – In Kind Support; paradise was responsible for providing two bouncy houses, 500 pieces of fresh fruit, tee shirts and cotton candy for a bicycle ride to raise money for a cancer survivorship program at Connecticut Children’s.
Additionally, Paradiso has used his CT insurance agency website, community blog, social media accounts and a myriad of other communications for cause-related marketing such as his recent innovation, an alternative power service program in which the agency’s customers could enroll in a discounted power program online, with proceeds benefiting the hospital. Furthermore, Paradiso and his family have opened up to their community, sharing their personal hospital story involving their daughter Mia. The told their story as part of a three-day radio-thon which collected more than $200,000 for the hospital – not to mention he and his wife’s very own personal giving.
It’s clear that Paradiso believes in the power of giving back, using his success as a local insurance agent to draw his neighboring community together in support of a worthy cause. Paradiso’s charitable efforts continue to help eliminate pain, stress, fear and hopelessness for the ill and sick children within his community. His initiatives are truly something to admire.
About Paradiso Insurance:
Proudly located in the heart of Stafford Connecticut, Paradiso Insurance has been serving the diverse coverage needs of area individuals, families and businesses for over a decade. With unwavering determination and commitment to the local community, Paradiso Insurance has continued to evolve into the leading source for Connecticut insurance, boasting additional locations in Naugatuck and North Windham CT. Paradiso Insurance is a well-respected authority amongst other CT insurance companies, providing quality protection, superior customer service and the lowest rates on Connecticut insurance coverage across the state.