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FOR RELEASE: Oct. 8, 2010
Mt. Washington Assurance wins distinguished service in PIANH Company Awards for Excellence

CONCORD, N.H.–The Professional Insurance Agents of New Hampshire Inc. recognized Mt. Washington Assurance Co. with the distinguished service award in its Company Awards for Excellence.  The company was presented with the award at the associations Fall Education Festival, held today in Concord.

"Mt. Washington has a long-standing commitment to the independent agency system and has actively participated in PIA events on a regular and consistent basis," said Lisa Nolan, CPCU, president of PIANH. "The award recognizes its dedication and consistent support of agents; our members appreciate its collaboration and partnership, which benefits our mutual clients."

"Mt. Washington is grateful to be recognized by the PIANH as the recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Service Award. Mt. Washington places a very high on our independent agency relationships in New Hampshire as they are truly the hallmark of our success," said Dan Reardon, director of Marketing for the company. "Mt. Washingtons strategic partnership with PIANH reinforces our commitment to the independent agent channel."

The PIANH Company Awards are presented to those insurers that consistently demonstrate outstanding performance in the eyes of the agents that represent them. Winning companies received high scores on the PIANH Company Performance Survey, which gauges insurance producers views of their carriers and gives agents the opportunity to share opinions on their companies handling of claims; products and pricing; technology; underwriting and more.

PIANH is a trade association representing professional, independent insurance agencies, brokerages and their employees throughout the state.