Company News

The Rotary Club of Santa Maria (Noontime) Joins Forces with Ascension in Food Drive Efforts


Walnut Creek, Calif., 01 September 2016 – The Rotary Club of Santa Maria has joined forces with Ascension Insurance, Inc. in their Bringing Hope To The Table food drive. Ascension launched the campaign as part of its corporate partnership with Feeding America to provide hunger relief throughout California and to celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of its business units, Pan American Insurance Agency.

Members of The Rotary Club of Santa Maria have been working with Ascension employees side-by-side, donating their time, money, and food to the campaign efforts. Volunteers from both companies met at the FoodBank of Santa Barbara County, a member of the Feeding America network of food banks, on August 24 to package Senior Brown Bag deliveries.

Scott Dunn, Vice President of Pan American Insurance Agency, who has been an active Rotarian for eighteen years, remarked, “Rotary’s motto is ‘Service above Self.’ Collaborating with Ascension on this initiative aligns perfectly with our mission as Rotarians to do good things for our community and the world.”

“The Rotary Club of Santa Maria (Noontime) is proud to join Pan American/Ascension in the Bringing Hope To The Table campaign,” said Jane Parker, The Club’s Community Service Chair. “As Rotarians we continually strive to serve our local and global community with our time, talents, and resources in whatever ways we can, and recognize the important role that the FoodBank serves in our community.”

More information about the Bringing Hope to the Table campaign can be found at

More information about The Rotary Club of Santa Maria (Noontime) can be found at


About Ascension Insurance, Inc.
Ascension Insurance, Inc. is a premier insurance agency that offers superior risk management and benefits consulting services. It is ranked within the top 50 largest agencies by revenue, with more than 400 employees and 30 locations nationwide. Ascension is a privately held corporation; together with its private equity partners, Parthenon Capital and Century Capital Management, the company expects to continue its strong growth trajectory through additional acquisitions and organic growth.