Insurer donates $10,000 to The Diabetes Research Institute of Miami on
behalf of the motorcycle franchisee
COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Aflac presented a $10,000 check to The Diabetes Research Institute of Miami in honor of Peterson's Harley Davidson of Miami, Fla. During a brief ceremony, the leading voluntary insurer announced the motorcycle franchisee as its 100,000th Online Billing account and donated $10,000 to the Institute. Dirk Peterson, vice president of Peterson's Harley Davidson of Miami, along with Lance Osborne, Aflac's vice president of Field Force Development, presented the $10,000 check to the foundation.
"Aflac is very pleased to make a donation to The Diabetes Research Institute on behalf of Peterson's Harley Davidson of Miami," said Osborne. "This celebration is a great way for Aflac to show its appreciation for our customers while giving back to the community. We constantly strive to provide quality service to our customers, and the convenience of our Online Billing service helps us to do this."
Aflac's Online Billing is a part of the company's Online Services system and is available at aflac.com. Online Services provides businesses with the convenience of accessing their account information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The system allows Aflac accounts to reconcile and pay invoices online, as well as update account information and download commonly used forms. Aflac began offering Online Billing in 2001.
"Motorcycles are a culture, and about half of my employees were customers at one time. They're specialists and highly skilled, which makes them very sought-after. To attract and keep them here we have to provide something besides advancement opportunities, family atmosphere and camaraderie. We are glad we can support The Diabetes Research Institute by being more efficient with Online Billing," said Peterson.
For more than 50 years, Aflac products have given policyholders the
opportunity to direct cash where it is needed most when a life-interrupting
medical event causes financial challenges. Aflac is the number one provider
of guaranteed-renewable insurance in the United States and the number one
insurance company in terms of individual insurance policies in force in
Japan. Our insurance products provide protection to more than 40 million
people worldwide. Aflac has been included in Fortune magazine's list of
America's Most Admired Companies for seven years and in Fortune magazine's
list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for ten consecutive
years. Aflac has been recognized three times by both Fortune magazine's
list of the Top 50 Employers for Minorities and Working Mother magazine's
list of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers and has also been
included in Ethisphere magazine's list of the World's Most Ethical
Companies for two consecutive years. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500
company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find
out more about Aflac, visit aflac.com.
Yolonda Stephen Mechell Clark
Aflac Incorporated Aflac Incorporated
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved