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2010-08-24 10:03:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm Youth Advisory Board is seeking Board Members to serve through 2011. "Being on the State Farm Youth Advisory Board has allowed me to make a difference in communities across the country through service-learning," said Armand Ontiveros, a current Board member. "State Farm recognizes the power of youth to create long-lasting change." The State Farm Youth Advisory Board is comprised of 30 young adults ages 17-20 from communities across...

2010-08-19 10:07:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, August 23rd, State Farm Insurance Company will release the insurance industry's first Android widget aimed at combating the problem of distracted driving. The new "On the Move" widget allows Android smartphone users to compose and preload customized messages that can be sent as automated responses to incoming text messages. With the service, instead of reading and responding to text messages while driving or otherwise occupied,...

2010-08-13 11:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecasters expect to see above-normal hurricane activity between now and November. The peak of hurricane season begins in August. Already this hurricane season, three named storms have threatened the Gulf Coast, but hurricanes aren't limited to the Gulf region. If you live near the ocean, assessing your risk and getting prepared is paramount. State Farm, the largest insurer of cars and homes in the U.S., wants consumers to be prepared. This...

2010-08-05 11:17:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As you prepare to head back to school, you may have remembered supplies, books and tuition, but what about a check-up for your vehicle? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100805/CG46571) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100805/CG46571) According to a new study by the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA), mechanical or electrical failure (leaks, breaks, worn-out parts) caused 49 percent of U.S....

2010-08-03 00:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With the newest version of the State Farm® Pocket Agent(TM) iPhone® app, State Farm Bank customers can deposit checks into their State Farm Bank deposit account directly from their phones. The process is simple: Just endorse the check, enter the amount and take its picture. Mobile Check Deposit supports scanning of unlimited checks per day, up to $10,000. State Farm Bank is making banking easier with secure...

2010-07-01 09:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company claims data, vehicle crashes are more likely on the 4th of July than on other major U.S. holidays. An average of 6,031 collision claims has been made by State Farm policyholders on July 4th over the past five years (2005 to 2009). New Years Day is a distant second with 5,403 State Farm collision claims per day. Memorial Day is a close third with 5,321, followed by Easter (5,261), Labor...

2010-06-30 13:54:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm®, the leading insurer of cars and homes in Texas and the nation, is ready for Hurricane Alex. The company is reassigning key personnel to focus on preparing for Alex's impact and have ensured our lines of communication are open, clear and ready in advance of the storm. Catastrophe Response Vehicles are being dispatched from the company's headquarters to a staging area in Austin, Texas. Once Alex makes landfall, the...

2010-05-24 09:47:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Until now the only ways to get a State Farm auto insurance quote was to visit an agent or statefarm.com or call. With the launch of FastEstimate(TM), any mobile smart phone can get you an insurance estimate. Simply log on to statefarm.com® from any smart phone and you're ready to go; no need to install an app. FastEstimate is easy. By answering just a few questions, such as address, age and vehicle information, you will be...

2010-04-27 06:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For their inspiration and perseverance in overcoming a loss of a loved one, 13 men and women from across the United States and Canada will be honored tonight by State Farm® at the 2010 Embrace Life® Awards ceremony. State Farm created the awards program in 2004 to raise awareness on how preparing for the unexpected today can help protect families' hopes and dreams for tomorrow. This year's honorees include a...

2010-03-26 10:38:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- To support music programs in schools, State Farm has announced a national program to allow music fans in select cities to make a difference in their communities, while also enjoying great musical performances by Latino Billboard 2010 nominated artists. Through specially-branded, interactive State Farm booths, the Music is My Ticket program will collect donated instruments in exchange for two tickets to private concerts the company will also...


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