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FOR RELEASE: Mar. 16, 2012
CTYIP honors Kataja with Young Insurance Professional of the Year award

HARTFORD, Conn.-The Connecticut Young Insurance Professionals and Professional Insurance Agents of Connecticut Inc. presented Allyson Kataja with its Young Insurance Professional of the Year award today at PIACTs Annual Convention at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Conn. Kataja is marketing specialist for ServiceMaster by Wills of New London, Conn.

This award is presented by CTYIP to honor the hard work and dedication of a member of the associations board of directors who has contributed a great deal of time and talent to help support the association and its programs. CTYIP, an affiliate of PIACT, promotes the professional and personal growth of those new to the insurance field by providing education and networking opportunities.

An active member of CTYIP, Kataja will serve as treasurer for 2012-13 and is co-chairperson of the Membership Committee.

"Allysons tireless commitment to CTYIP and the industry as a whole is to be commended," said Shannon Rabbett,CIC,  president of CTYIP. "She has earned the respect from her colleagues and customers that she deserves. CTYIP is proud to present her with this award."

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

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