For Immediate Release Contact: Joanna Climer, 847-768-3404, jeclimer@asse.org
CNA Donates $10k to American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation Toward Safety and Health Scholarships
Des Plaines, IL (March 10, 2009) — In its continued support of safety, health and environmental education, CNA recently donated $10,000 to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation to fund scholarships for students pursuing degrees in safety, health and the environment.

Thanks to this generous donation, the ASSE Foundation will offer two $4,650 CNA Foundation scholarships to students in the safety and health field. This year’s scholarship winners will be announced in early April.

CNA is the country’s seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company. CNA’s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com. CNA is a registered service mark, trade name and domain name of CNA Financial Corporation.

The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation, established by and in partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers, generates funding and provides resources for scholarship, applied research, academic accreditation, and related academic initiatives in order to advance the safety, health, and environmental profession. For more information on the Foundation and its programs visit www.asse.org/foundation.

Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the largest and oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and education. For more information please go to www.asse.org.
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