Direct Auto & Life Insurance to Reward Community Heroes During Black History Month

Jan 13, 2016, 08:00 ET from Direct Auto & Life Insurance

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the company's celebration of Black History Month, Direct Auto & Life Insurance is accepting nominations for community heroes in the areas they serve.

Up to $2,250 of cash prizes will be awarded to outstanding citizens who are making a positive impact on their community through volunteer service, mentorship or dedication of their resources.

"We believe in celebrating diversity and inclusion among our employees, as well as the folks we serve," said Jack Campbell, Chief Operations Officer of Direct Auto & Life Insurance. "In observing Black History Month, we want to create a platform that celebrates our customers and their communities. We feel that honoring the people who are going above and beyond to make a difference in those communities is a great way to do that."

Nominations for the contest can be submitted by filling out a brief entry form at a Direct store location or online at between Jan. 18 and Feb. 15. A selection committee will review the nominations and reward three finalists.

  • Grand Prize: $1,000
  • Second Place: $750
  • Third Place: $500

In addition, the three individuals whose nominations are selected will receive a $100 gift card for their participation. The winners of the contest will be notified prior to March 1.

For more information about Direct, their Black History Month celebration, or for complete contest rules, visit or find your nearest store at

About Direct Auto Insurance

Direct General Corporation, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, is a privately owned financial services holding company whose principal operating subsidiaries provide non-standard personal automobile insurance, term life insurance, and other consumer products and services primarily on a direct basis in the southeastern United States. The Company, whose annual revenues exceed $500 million, markets and sells its products and services under the Direct Auto & Life Insurance brand in over 400 retail store outlets, by phone through its call center, and via the Internet.

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