ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Schroeder, a Senior Vice President at Heffernan Insurance Brokers, has been profiled in the book, "On Purpose," a fundraising effort that supports the Orange County Community Foundation. Proceeds of the book sales will benefit the On Purpose Scholarship, a fund providing scholarships to graduating Orange County high school seniors who are leading with a cause.
The book showcases charitable organizations and educational programs supported in the Orange County community. Schroeder is one of forty-eight On Purpose Honorees profiled, together with the charities they support. Schroeder's profile highlights his work with Soldiers of the Sea, a nonprofit promoting Marine Corps' values and service (www.soldiersofthesea.org).
The On Purpose Scholarship was established in 2008 by Sheri Geoffreys to recognize and cultivate purpose-driven young adults working to create better communities. Geoffreys says, "The On Purpose scholarship inspires young adults in Orange County to act with a positive purpose in all that they do – in their school, their personal life, their future careers and in their community, for the good of all. I am so proud of Eric's participation in this project."
About Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Palo Alto, Los Angeles and Orange County, Calif.; Portland, OR; St. Louis, MO and New York, NY.
Heffernan offers a full line of property, liability, group medical insurance, personal insurance and financial services. The company provides insurance products and services to individuals, as well as to a diverse group of companies within a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, property owners, nonprofits, and technology.
Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to Work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003 by donating more than $2.5 million to local charities.
For more information, please visit www.heffins.com or call 800.234.6787. License # 0564249.
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