News Release

ACE Joins Students and Philadelphia Police Officers in Planting “Seeds for Growth and Learning” at PAL Center Adoption Ceremony
Mar 22, 2010



  ACE representatives will join together with PAL staff and the kids at the Police Athletic League (PAL) Locke/Millcreek Center to celebrate ACE’s “adoption” of this center through a generous contribution. The ceremony, moderated by Don Tollefson, ESPN 950 AM Radio and a Member of PAL Board of Directors, will feature a check presentation by ACE to Deputy Commissioner Charlotte Council, remarks from the Deputy Commissioner, and a special “thank you” from more than 50 PAL Kids to ACE representatives, through a special seed-planting activity. Immediately following the ceremony, there will be a brief tour of the center.



Locke/Millcreek PAL Center


4550 Haverford Avenue, (N. 46th & Haverford Avenue)

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19131



Tuesday, March 23, 2010, from 4:30—5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time



  ACE is a strong supporter of employee volunteerism and giving back to those communities where its employees live and work. Since 2001, the ACE Charitable Foundation’s relationship with PAL has included supporting its Adopt-A-Center initiative with the help of ACE employee volunteers. In addition to hosting the holiday party for Police Memorial PAL Center in Frankford, St. Benedict and Locke PAL Centers, support from the ACE Charitable Foundation allows the Centers to continue to expand their after-school curriculum, maintain existing general operations, and carry on their mission of “Cops Helping Kids.” The Centers provide free after-school programs to kids between the ages of 6-18, many of whom are economically disadvantaged.

The ACE Charitable Foundation, part of the ACE Group, assists less fortunate individuals and communities around the world in achieving and sustaining healthy lives. Through a combination of Foundation grants and employee volunteer initiatives, ACE focuses its support in the areas of education, the environment, and poverty and health. Celebrating 25 years of insuring progress, the ACE Group is a global leader in insurance and reinsurance serving a diverse group of clients. Headed by ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE), the ACE Group conducts its business on a worldwide basis with operating subsidiaries in more than 50 countries. Additional information can be found at: ACE employee volunteers are employed by ACE American Insurance Company or other U.S.-based operating companies of the ACE Group.


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